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Wastwater Lake

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Address: Wasdale Head, England
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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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North West
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
8 helpful votes 8 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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5 reviews 5 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
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
13 helpful votes 13 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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