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Nichol End Marine

Carlisle CA12 5TY, England
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Ranked #3 of 8 Activities in Carlisle
Type: Bodies of Water
Most recent review
- Aug 25, 2014
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Brilliant day at the marina yesterday, hired a motor launch for a couple of hours and went round the lake, then back to the marina cafe, the real highlight prices not too bad but the food is superb and as somebody else said the Scones are the biggest you will see we got one and shared it between 6 of... More

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Cannot visit Keswick without coming here to sample the biggest and best scones with jam and cream. Have to be seen and tasted to be believed.

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Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
49 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Terrible weather meant we were on the hunt for a coffee stop to warm up and we were recommended this place by the tourist office in Keswick. For about £7.95 there was a meal deal, home-made soup, a drink and a scone with jam and cream. The mushroom soup was delicious, the drink piping hot and the scone was about... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Great soup deal with soup and bread, scone, jam and cream and a hot drink for £8! Bargain, and you get to look over the lake as well.

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

The views of skiddaw across the lake were stunning, however, we were recommended the cafe here as a decent lunch stop as the cakes were reputedly amazing. Unfortunately the cakes had been left uncovered meaning they were crawling with flies. This made us lose our appetites so we settled for baguettes instead which were fairly disappointing. If you're just after... More

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

If, like Kenneth Grahame, you are a believer that there is: 'Absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. Simply messing', then you will love this absolutely gorgeous Lake District gem. Tucked away on the North-West corner of Derwentwater, a leafy lane draws you down to the lakeside where the shore is devoted to... More

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Kendal, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Called in mid january for a legendary scone and coffee. A Sad and dejected looking man eventually got up and served us. There where no fresh scones but he offered to microwave 2 cheese scones which we now regret agreeing to. Despite our drinks being complimentary (beverage vouchers courtesy of our guest house) I never the less expected my coffee... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Nichol end is a great place to visit, and has something for everyone. nichol end is situated at the lake shore of derwent water, looking up to the beautiful mountain range, and looking across the beautiful lake. it also falls at the foot of the beautiful catbells. Nichol end marine is situated in the a little village of portinscale, and... More

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