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“lake district” (57 reviews)
“scafell pike” (26 reviews)
“nether wasdale” (11 reviews)
Wasdale Head, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Without comparison. Even in mist and driving rain you cannot fail to love it. Whether walking or just sitting to take in the experience, it's unmissable

Thank Dave E
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Left from Windermere for a good drive to wastwater via the hardknott and Wrynose pass. Definitely a tough drive and not recommended for first timers or bad weather. Wastwater is a great lake, good views and can hike /kayak around. PS lack of toilets or...More

Thank aditya_ravikumar
Reviewed November 22, 2017

This is such a beautiful and remote area. It gives access to some of the best mountains in Great Britain. We are so lucky to in this country to have such outstanding scenery.

Thank 865lynn
Reviewed November 16, 2017

One of the more off the beaten track spots in the Lakes, but it makes up for it, The views are breath taking.

Thank 2bindogs
Reviewed November 6, 2017

What a breath taking sight experience- views out of this world. It’s a must to go. Roads are a bit narrow in places and watch out for the sheep.

Thank debbieharris3003
Reviewed October 30, 2017

This is the deepest Lake in England in a very remote part of the Lake District in Cumbria. Several of the Highest Mountains in England can be seen from its Shoreline in amazing angles and on a fine day this is surely one of the...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed October 28, 2017

Always drive down here, even if just for a few minutes. Its beautiful whatever the weather, dark and moody in bleak weather and shining in bright sunshine. Dress for any weather because it changes very quickly, Be considerate of other drivers and walkers, everyone has...More

Thank artgeko
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Wow! The lake was recommended to us by friends, being their favourite place in the Lake District. I can see why. It is well worth the drive. A few single track roads but most people are quite patient and it's easy to pass where you...More

1  Thank Rachel D
Reviewed October 15, 2017

It always feels like a journey to the end of the world. The approach from the west end of the lake meanders through woodland, hiding the treat in store. When the lake comes into view it is framed by scree slopes to one side, fells...More

Thank MarkandJulieDavis
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Wastwater is remote, and the roads approaching narrow an. Slow, but the effort of getting there is well worth it, for wast water is perhaps one of the most beautiful vistas in the country. In any weather it is striking, and well worth a visit...More

Thank James H
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September 8, 2016|
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Response from pajthomas | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cindy, as Gordon says there is a very nice National Trust site just past the lake and there is a very good Camping and Caravanning club in the next vqalley near Boot, that one also has the advantage of being a short... More
Mohit M
April 26, 2016|
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Response from Ruby37 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in Nether Wasdale at the south end of the lake. There are 2 pubs with rooms. The youth hostel on the water's edge us also an option.