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Derwentwater

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Address: Derwent Water House Keswick on Derwentwater | Nbiughl, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
Phone Number: 01768772912
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Beautiful vistas

Hire a rowboat explore on your own. Then take the motorboat 50 min roundtrip. Extraordinary views. Get off at the jettys to explore.

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Chennai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Hire a rowboat explore on your own. Then take the motorboat 50 min roundtrip. Extraordinary views. Get off at the jettys to explore.

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

The title says it all really. Untouched beauty & although anyone who hasn't visited may think one lake is just like the next, they'd be wrong. We were staying next to Ullswater, which has a completely different feel to Derwentwater. Ullswater is busy, and seems like a family orientated fun place, whereas Derwentwater seems more mysterious & quiet. Trying to... More 

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hull
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely lake to visit. My partner and sons tried canoeing before we all went on the boat trip around the lake. It took just short of an hour. Dogs welcome on board too! Great views. A relaxing trip. Would recommend. It is 40p for the toilet though and the machine doesn't give change

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Go to Surprise View for gorgeous views. Cross over Ashness bridge and keep going up to the car parks at the top.

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Thank Maureen M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this Lake. So varied: access to Cat Bells, shops on the edge; a theatre, beautiful gardens - sailing and canoeing; fishing and museums in Keswick. The views of Skiddaw are brilliant. Great accommodation for people with reduced mobility at the Calverton Trust. Basically, every holiday in one spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a few hours around Derwentwater and the water and surrounding mountains are simply stunning. The rugged beauty certain struck a cord with all four of us (inc two 5 year old boys). If there was one minor criticism it would be that the food at the cafe by the Keswick launch was poor. Again this is not a... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked round Derwent on our visit. A nice flat 12 miles but very picturesque. Plenty of spots for a picnic. Parking can be difficult and expensive. We parked in a small national trust car park on the east side of the lake. A lovely day.

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Skegness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Derwent water is one of my favourite lakes in the lake district. It has so much charm and you are able to enjoy it all by walking round and by using the hop on off service makes so much more enjoyable.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited at Easter (March) and it was absolutely freeeeeezing and quite breezy! However location is absolutely beautiful, in fairly easy walking distance (10-15 mins) from Keswick town. There are rowing boats for hire and a large visitors' centre with café and theatre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just beautiful, we were blessed with great weather too. It was busy but not overwhelming. Stunning scenery, would like to return to do a proper walk in the future.

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