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Wastwater Lake

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Address: Wasdale Head, England
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Amazing national trust site

Beautiful location we stayed at the national trust camp site the area and facilities were great clean showers and toilets and plenty of them, the camp area was always kept tidy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Combination of deep very still lake alongside steep hillside covered in scree slopes makes this a very special place - quite unlike the rest of the Lake District. Great views up the valley to Wastwater Head and the higher mountains, of which Great Gable is my favourite for its majesty. The road alongside the lake and indeed leading up to... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Beautiful location we stayed at the national trust camp site the area and facilities were great clean showers and toilets and plenty of them, the camp area was always kept tidy and no noise to aid in a great sleep, we kayak'd on wastwater climbed scafell pike but the best thing was the climb up yewbarrow, one top tip take... More 

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Louth, Lincs, UK
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76 reviews 76 reviews
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The best place in the Lake District. Breathtakingly beautiful and lonely as all the lakes once were. I hope that it always remains so.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Set amongst some of the most inspiring scenery in the Lake District, the view along Wastwater towards Great Gable is one of the finest in the area. Wastwater is unlike so many of the other Lakeland lakes and seems to demand respect for its uncompromising grandeur rather that the prettiness bestowed on the eastern lakes. Its appeal is heightened by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

The drive down the tiny fell roads towards wastwater is laden heavily with greenery and surrounded by this rugged landscape which towers the lake and countryside - feels miles from anywhere even tho its not - it as the deepest waters the smallest church the highest climb all this together well worth a visit - don't forget your camera

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Wastwater is the deepest lake in england and is surrounded by mountains. The views are superb, either from the lakeside or the surrounding fells.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We arrived on a cloudy morning didn't spot the car park at Nether Wastdale so drove along the lake and found a place to park. Awesome views across the water, amazing scree. Was all set for a walk but stepped in some very boggy ground and got soaking wet feet. Not wanting to get sore feet we decided just to... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The most incredible lake. Quiet and remote, deep, dark and mysterious. Did a wonderful swim across it one day after a walk up scafell pike. Often the light and reflection in it are a sight to behold. Well worth a visit if you enjoy wilderness and don't mind the long drive round to it. A world away from Windermere.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Untouched natural beauty. Avoid the road route through the Hardknott passes unless you want to experience them. The route through Ulpha also has high gradients. The easiest driving route in through A 595 and Eskdale Greens

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Lincs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Its the deepest lake and the remotest valley, what more do you want? The highest peak in England, some of the best walks? They are all here...

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