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Address: Wasdale Head, England
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$61*
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The High Adventure - High Mountain Passes Spectacular

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Beautiful serene place

Away from all the hustle bustle of the busy areas such as Ambleside and Bowness this place offers countless opportunities for adventure loving people. Even during the Easter break... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Away from all the hustle bustle of the busy areas such as Ambleside and Bowness this place offers countless opportunities for adventure loving people. Even during the Easter break few people in this area compared to miles of traffic queue at Windermere. Scafell Pike is visible from this place and lake is beautiful even on a rainy day. This is... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Located in the Western Lake District National Park, Wastwater is far from the tourist centres of Ambleside and Bowness. Being a frequent visitor to the Lakes I like to experience the quieter parts of the district, this is one of those. As previously stated getting to this destination is a bit of a trek but once there this over ruled... More 

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North West
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Truly stunning lake which is a bit of trek (via hardknott pass in our case) but well worth the time and effort to take in the breathtaking scenery and peaceful location.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

OK, OK, we picked a sunny, if cold day but even in February the sheer majesty and beauty of the lake and valley was awesome. Its a long, long walk if you go all the way round, and the south side is a scree path - not for the faint hearted. The road down to the Pub at the Head... More 

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Penrith, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There are not many places that would beat walking in the Cumbrian fells the scenery is breathtaking and you meet some friendly people and you get a feeling of accomplishment when you conquer the mountain you have climbed, and don't let the weather stop you from going into the fells but just take a bit of care

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Kent/England
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Having spent christmas here with my family,i have to say this was heaven on earth to me,have never been so sad to leave anywhere as this before,so beautiful,should be one of the seven wonders!!!! Loved it....

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Wistow, null, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

On arrival we were totally amazed by the scenery - surely unique in this country. A beautiful clear lake backed by sheer cliffs that disappeared into the clouds. We visited the lake on new year's day when we anticipated it may be busy but there were relatively few people around and all very friendly. We walked the length of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Walking this lake in the early morning will give you scenes of the most beautiful mirror lake - perfectly mirroring the mountains and the clouds on it's surface. Take your camera!

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a remote part of the Lakes which is a gem and the deepest lake in England. Clean air, spectacular mountains, gorgeous scenery You need to go to see what I mean....

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My favourite place in the world, amazing scenery and excellent camping amenities locally shame fishing isn't permitted

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