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Address: Keswick on Derwentwater | Nbiughl, Keswick, England
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We have been to Keswick many times and both feel that Derwent Water is the nicest lake in the Lake District. We decided to walk the whole way round the lake during our recent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We have been to Keswick many times and both feel that Derwent Water is the nicest lake in the Lake District. We decided to walk the whole way round the lake during our recent visit and were so glad we did. The views are amazing.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The Keswick mountian festival in the second weekend of MAY ruined our stay. It was not the peaceful nature getaway we were dreaming of, but an event nightmare. Fun for those who knew about it, truly awful for those who didn't expect or want this, as there was no way to avoid it anywhere. All paths and roads nearby were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Lots to see in the village, beautiful walks around the Lake and a great ferry ride across to opposite side.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I have been coming to Keswick for many years and never tire of the place. The Lake walk, the railway walk, the hills, Castlerigg Stone Circle and Walla Cragg to name but a few are all worth putting in the effort to wander around, try it I am sure you won't regret it.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I love walking to Friars Crag to take in the stunning views. This is a perfect photo opportunity spot for the jaws of Borrowdale.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Despite it being a rainy day in Keswick, we hired a boat on the lake and went for a paddle for an hour. We stopped off at one or two islands on the way which was quite an experience but even in the fog and rain, Derwentwater was, and is, a fantastic place to visit when you can.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

What an absolutely fantastic experience!! The Launch company couldn't have been more helpful. We had an amazing trip. Everything we asked for we got and the staff were so accommodating. Highly recommend a tour Derwentwater.

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

It is a lovely lake to visit. There is Glenridding, which has a great ice cream shop, lots of parking and great place for kids to paddle, swim or even take a boat out onto the lake. Poole Bridge is another place to stop and park and you can get down to the lake from here as well

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Caerphilly County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The launch is a great way to explore different areas of Derwentwater Lake as you can junpoff/jump on at different places.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Great views and walks, close to Keswick town centre. Boat trips and boat hire available. Walk down the promenade and away from the town for the best views.

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