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Coniston Water

Coniston, England
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“boat trip” (28 reviews)
Coniston, England
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Coniston Water is a lovely place to visit. So get away from the rat race and go there on your next lakes holiday. It is very dog friendly that is why our Heather goes swimming. To her it was the best part of our holiday....More

Thank 197PeterK
Reviewed 4 days ago

Coniston caravan club park coppice, a place to calm down and walk. Lots of trails to follow, the lakeside always draws you down the hill but consider it in reverse and walk up. There you will find the old copper-mine railway line now a straight...More

Thank rcirving
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A smaller lake than the busy lakes but still a lovely place with the steam gondola to tour the lake on and visit several places on a hop on hop of service. Also the swallows and amazons connections to the lake and Ruskin s house....More

Thank U5601UXpaulw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coniston is beautiful to relax, watch others enjoy some water sports or boating or have a bite to eat in the cafe. It is very child and dog friendly and there is parking near the lake.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a beautiful Lake to visit and fortunately there has not been much building around the shores. Coniston village is one of the best ways to access it as you can get access to the Boat tours at the Pier

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coniston Water is not the quietest or most remote lake, however it is a step away from the mad rush of Windermere. You can experience the water in many ways, including a steam yatch or even steer your own rowing or electric vessel. Parking is...More

Thank Andy and Kath M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good walks around part of Coniston Water, boat trip with comentary very informative, plenty to do activitiy wise or a beautiful peaceful place just to relax - of course good weather helps.

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went around the lake to catch all of it's diferent angles, beautifull cenarios. Very green in this time of year.

Thank BeuMartins
Reviewed 1 week ago

You should see Coniston Water from a boat of which there are plenty although the National Trust one is the most atmospheric. If you get the 11 am trip it can drop you off to take a moderately challenging walk to Ruskins House

Thank Johntherunner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sunny day to have a leisurely cruise around Coniston Water. Reasonable prices and friendly staff.

Thank JulieFennellTimson
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July 16, 2017|
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Response from lakelover908 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure there must be a park in Coniston itself but not sure where. It is a village with permanent residents and has its own school.
June 29, 2017|
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Response from Maitheng | Reviewed this property |
We went last year in June to the Lake district and around Coniston. We had a coffee at the Bluebird Cafe and there is a small pier there where small boats can moor. There are picnic tables around as well. It overlooks the... More
June 29, 2017|
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Response from CAROLE G | Reviewed this property |
You can walk along a lot of the shore, or take a rowing boat out Take the steamer journey to see all of Coniston Water before you decide It's a beautiful place Sorry for your loss❤️