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Address: Keswick on Derwentwater | Nbiughl, Keswick, England
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once seen you fall in love with it

its a lovely lake and is really easy to get around, there are great walks all around the lake and its a base for walking the mountains all around the lake including catbells. the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

its a lovely lake and is really easy to get around, there are great walks all around the lake and its a base for walking the mountains all around the lake including catbells. the launch is great and can be used to get around the different valleys, we got off at hawes end and walked to ladore falls and then... More 

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Carlisle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This lake is surrounded by the stunning lake district with mountains such as Cat bells and walks over Walla Crag and up to Ashness Bridge and Surprise view. Not to mention Keswick. A great place to explore a small part of the beautiful lake district.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Lovely contrasting scenery and the views from the top of the crag were spectacular. Worth a visit and a circular route takes you back to real tea and cake in the theatre by the lake. Worth buying the duck food for 50p from the NT shop next door. I had a great time feeding the ducks and vey persistent Canada... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

At any time of the year, in any weather, Derwentwater is a must. Walks can be simple and easy - or more strenuous for the experienced. Parking is close by, as are cafes and shops. Just take an easy walk down t the boat landings, carry on along the shore to Friar's rag for the most gorgeous views. Anyone an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We love walking around the lake. It is a very magical and quiet place. You can't walk all around. There are marked paths. Otherwise you follow the road. There is a beach and you can swim in the lake (if you are brave. Rather cold)

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

well this place has fantastic views and some of the picture you can take are phenominal! There is a pay & display carpark near by and you can walk as little or as long as you want 😃

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Fabulous location with stunning views of the fells in this area, in all directions. Cannot fault the facilities or the staff. And how's this for a view from the caravan. A photographer's paradise - Skiddaw, Latrigg, Catbells and the Newlands Valley, Causey Pike, Grisedale Pike - all can be viewed from the site.

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Inverkeithing, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Walked round the lake starting at Keswick going clockwise - East side. Stopped at e Lodores Hotel for lunch - very welcoming . A shness bridge worth a little diversion . Round the West side you can climb Catbells hill - we left it for another day.!

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Walk around the lake from just below Cat Bells and take the steamer home. No better way to spend a late summer afternoon. Stunning and some iconic photo ops.

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

A lovely walk! Can't wait to visit in the summer and go across the lake on a boat. We enjoyed pitch and putt, going to have to try crazy golf next time!

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