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Address: Wasdale Head, England
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Heaven

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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Kent/England
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

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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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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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Herts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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29 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Beautiful and (fairly) quiet lake compared to the others,apart from people using the road to climb Scafell,the surroundings are so peaceful in early evening when the summit baggers are gone,we stayed at Santon Bridge Post Office which is about 3 miles from the lake,it was amazing to go there once everyone had left,the lake became calm and the sunset gave... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It was tranquil and stunning. The views are breathtaking. Not too busy with visitors. The perfect romantic getaway.

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Starting & finishing at The Strands pub (for a lovely lunch!) we had a wonderful 4.5 mile scenic walk to Wastwater in beautiful sun. The scenery is spectacular.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

The drive through the mountains is very scenic and worth the drive. However, when arriving at the lake it was a bit disappointing, especially when seeing what a good rating it has. Don't get me wrong it is worth a trip, but there are a number of prettier lakes in the Lake District.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I was competing in the Wasdale Triathlon which involved a 1.2 mile swim in the lake. It was beautifully clear although cold as expected. The surrounding area is outstanding in its beauty. The Wasdale Head Inn is just a short walk away and highly recommended.

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