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Derwentwater

Address: Keswick on Derwentwater | Nbiughl, Keswick, England
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Ranked #1 of 29 Attractions in Keswick
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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226 reviews 226 reviews
94 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Our first family walk every year when we arrive for our annual break is around Lake Derwentwater . It never gets any less enjoyable than previous years. Really special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The perfect place to visit the Lakes. Everything is in place here. Great locations for photography, walking etc and plenty of excellent venues for meals, shopping etc.. Pretty much perfect.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Lovely walk around the lake not hard going and a good trail to follow. Stop at the fantastic cafe at Grange the top of the lake for a homemade scone or delicious ice cream. If the weather turns bad or just feel it is to long a walk you can always hop on one of the boats as these do... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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162 reviews 162 reviews
68 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Very popular lake near Keswick. Includes woodland and lakeside walks and also the fairly challenging Cats Bells walk which offers outstanding views of the area.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

At just over 8 miles long the round trip of the lake has some of the best views in the Lakes. Most of it is level and easy going. If you want those views but a shorter walk you can hop on and off the launch or use the bus service, both run at regular intervals. In good weather there... More 

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Cornwall
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

a level walk to get the blood circulating before venturing onto the fells. A complete circuit is about 10 miles although you can use a combination of bus and launch if you are feeling tired.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We took a walk around the lake. It looks lovely even in the rain with the ducks and geese and a nice stroll to fryers crag

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Durham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Always lovely for a nice walk next to the lake in any weather. Lovely walkways or boat trips if you prefer.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Best views you could wish for. Great to just stroll along lake shore , stop now and again and take it all in

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

I cannot stress how stunning the views are in Keswick. When we stayed here just after Christmas there was snow on the mountain tops and great views over the lake. The ducks and swans were out in force too we bought some bread and fed them but the swans are a bit vicious they kept hissing at us. I would... More 

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