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Coniston Water

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Address: Coniston, England
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Fabulous day out on the water.

Hubby and daughter paddled out to peel island (wildcat island) as daughter loves Swallows and Amazons (the 70's version). They had a great time. Even saw the camp on the island.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Hubby and daughter paddled out to peel island (wildcat island) as daughter loves Swallows and Amazons (the 70's version). They had a great time. Even saw the camp on the island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great lake, water was so cold which was excellent following a long day walking up mountains! Beautiful scenery.

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very much enjoyed our boat trip round Coniston Water. It is less busy than Windermere and less built up. It is worth stopping off at Brantwood House to tour the house and visit the grounds. Good commentary on the boat regarding Campbell's speed record attempt and also the 'film set' of Swallows and Amazons which is just entering cinemas now.

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely trip up and down the water. We were the only people on the boat so got the history of Donald Campbell and Swallows and Amazons

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Coniston Water . Loads of activities for the active or gentle strolls and quiet boat trips among beautiful scenery. Enjoyed an early evening boat trip with wedding guests on The lake. Magical.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning views and very tranquil. Quieter than Windermere, but still lots to do and see. Has a quaint little village with many places to eat.

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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a baking hot day. The facilities are great with loos, cafe and ice creams. We took a lake cruise, walked to Torver Point, caught the ferry back. Motor boats, rowing boats and kayaks for hire. Safe paddling for children.

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can drive around it on both main and minor roads but the better views and access are from the minor road. Lots of photographic opportunities.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our search at Coniston this afternoon was for a small plot by the lakeside where we could pitch up with our disposable barbecues and have the car nearby. And we did; just a bit further down the eastern side, south of Holly Hows, was exactly what we were looking for. Absolutely fantastic in every respect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went away here to get away from the manic which is life. I simply xan not recommend a better place to do that.

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