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Wastwater Lake

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Address: Wasdale Head, England
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The highest mountains in The Lakes drop down to provide the deepest lake in most out-of-the-way place. No other lake looks like this so it is a must to see to round off your... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The highest mountains in The Lakes drop down to provide the deepest lake in most out-of-the-way place. No other lake looks like this so it is a must to see to round off your viewing of this beautiful district.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing!!! Had high expectations of this place and was not disappointed!!! If you get a change to go, do it!!

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a drive out to Wastwater, stunning unspoilt scenery, lovely walks and a good pub for lunch at the end of the road! Thoroughly recommend.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

something for every walker here. and whenever you go winter / summer. Hope to return for a picnic in summer!

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Holmrook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My most favourite place: Great Gable hidden in the cloud on this photograph is my favourite mountain. Whatever your age, or capabilities, it is a must place to visit. Long walks, short walks, or just sitting in the car at the junction midway along the lake, it is a place for everyone. Try and avoid weekends or Bank Holidays as... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

One of the most beautiful places in Cumbria, but I was shocked to find out the parking was £6.50 for the day. If you want to do a decent walk you have to pay that, or park over 1 mile away. National Trust's idea of inclusivity. It clearly doesn't cost that much to maintain the car park. Charging all year... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

A very well deserved break for refreshening your senses and none the less one's mind. Just sit ideal by the lake side and feel the cold breeze and waves.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning location. No words really. Just go. Take a camera. Take a flask. Take a blanket and allow yourself to just sit and breath and take it all in. Good road to drive on, smooth and plenty of stops to park. Water very deep. Dog loved it. One of the best locations we have ever visited. Bresthtakingly beautiful.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

This is a fairly isolated location with limited services. We had identified that hte only refreshment point was at the top end of Wasdale so left the car at the bottom end and walked to Wasdale Head. There are good facilities when you get there. Walking is only on the road with minimal gradients so suitable for easy walking.

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

I enjoy driving along this area towards Wasdale. It is a great place to stop off for a swim or to sit down for a picnic.

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