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Address: Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5TY, England
Phone Number: +44 17687 73082
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Derwentwater - lovely for messing with boats

Been here many times; small boats of many sizes and shapes available for hire.. you must take one across to the island.. its a patch of paradise.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Been here many times; small boats of many sizes and shapes available for hire.. you must take one across to the island.. its a patch of paradise.

Thank izziebon
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

we always come here to rent out a canoe on derwent water , excellent service , friendly helpfull staff , awsome food and the worlds biggest scones !!!! would highly reccomend a visit xx

Thank Bev C
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Having completed the beautiful walk around Derwent Waters, my wife and I decided to treat ourselves at the Nichol End Marine Cafe, having been advised of this renown place by another couple whom we met during our walk around the lake. What can one say....this place is simply a hidden gastronomic pleasure. The host/s were so friendly and dined with... More 

2 Thank Peter S
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312 reviews
94 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I have been going to Nichol End Marine for years, each time I go it gets better, still chaotic as ever which is part of it's charm. A great place to go as a family for a day on the lake, hire canoes, dingy's, boats or wind surfers, great tuition if you need it all at very reasonable rates. The... More 

Thank PrimalSteve
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

We booked at very last minute for a party of 14, kayaking and windsurfing. "No problem" for Roger. Got us kitted out and within minutes we were out on Derwent enjoying our day. Quick break for some great home made cakes. Then back on the water for a couple of hours of katamaram sailing. Back for hot showers and more... More 

Thank adrianmanion
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend hired a kayak and went for 2 hours on the lake on Wednesday. Lovely place, nice and polite staff. After we finished with the kayak, we went to the cafe. They made us a great tasting coffee. We had also soup. The home made chicken soup was the best I have tried in Keswick. The scones... More 

Thank Alexsabev
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Brilliant day at the marina yesterday, hired a motor launch for a couple of hours and went round the lake, then back to the marina cafe, the real highlight prices not too bad but the food is superb and as somebody else said the Scones are the biggest you will see we got one and shared it between 6 of... More 

Thank Tyroleans
Darlington, United Kingdom
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34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Cannot visit Keswick without coming here to sample the biggest and best scones with jam and cream. Have to be seen and tasted to be believed.

Thank judy062
Surrey, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Terrible weather meant we were on the hunt for a coffee stop to warm up and we were recommended this place by the tourist office in Keswick. For about £7.95 there was a meal deal, home-made soup, a drink and a scone with jam and cream. The mushroom soup was delicious, the drink piping hot and the scone was about... More 

Thank HubbysNumpty
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Great soup deal with soup and bread, scone, jam and cream and a hot drink for £8! Bargain, and you get to look over the lake as well.

Thank Ian S

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