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Address: Keswick on Derwentwater | Nbiughl, Keswick, England
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A little piece of heaven on earth

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.

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

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

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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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Beautiful lake at all times but especially after a dusting of snow on the mountains, walk as far and as much as you want, or just sit and admire the views.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Clean and cold, surrounded by snow topped fells. Late afternoon tea and home made shortbread in the hotel lounge following a days out and about.. Magic

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Incredible stretch of water which is great and easy to walk to from the centre of Keswick and, if feeling more energetic, can fill most of your day if you want to walk all the way around it. You can also hop on to one of the boats that covers the lake and I think they have a few points... More 

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Belper, Derbyshire
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26 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Walked on the Catbells side of the lake. Lovely ramble on the shore of the lake on return. Good views towards Skiddaw

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

What a peaceful, sunny, crispy day we had walking along the Derwent Water which is used by the Distillery in it's products. People and dogs of all ages and shapes & sizes enjoyed walking through the trees, along the water and back again. A lovely way to picnic and to heighten your senses. We did not complete the full walk... More 

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Is derwentwater my favourite place in all the world. Probably, but then again I havnt been to many places. On the other hand when I am there I don't want to go anywhere else. To sit at Friars Crag and look down the lake is for me just heavenly. The way Keswick nestles cozily at the end of the lake... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Take the time to walk around the whole lake ...you won't be disappointed !! The first half , leaving from the theatre by the lake is quieter and hugs the side of the lake for the first few miles. Welcome coffee in the hotel half way around. View stunning !!

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Walk around it, sail on it, swim in it, canoe on it or just sit and look at it. Derwentwater just has to be part of your Lake District experience

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