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“Just beautiful”
Review of Derwentwater

Derwentwater
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Lake District Tour from Windermere: Ten Lakes in One Winter Day
Ranked #1 of 64 things to do in Keswick
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Just beautiful”
Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Could sit for hours at the
Lakeside. A lovely place to visit for a brisk walk, picnic and pebble skimming!!

Visited May 2014
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233 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“A Lake for all seasons”
Reviewed May 29, 2014

Our preference is for walking around the lake - distance decided by using the Launch to embark at a number of stops around the Lake. It offers leisure, fun, exercise and when all the tourists depart, tranquility.
This with Keswick is the reason we have been visiting for over 40 years ... A special place.

Visited May 2014
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Keswick, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
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“Peace and tranquility.”
Reviewed May 29, 2014

We are lucky enough to live a short walk from Derwentwater, but can honestly say we are not biased about recommending it as a beautiful, relaxing place to sit and watch the clouds scurrying over the mountains, or the sun lighting the lake. Pick your time when the crowds have gone, and watch the sunset in what is surely one of England's most stunning places.

Visited May 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Lovely place to visit”
Reviewed May 27, 2014

This beautiful lake is surrounded by stunning scenery. The surrounding area is a great place to enjoy walks or hikes for people of all abilities and ages. If you are a less able walker, with small children or just don't fancy over exerting yourself it's just a short walk from Keswick town centre to the north end of the lake to where the boat leaves. We had a very enjoyable boat trip around the whole lake, however you can be dropped off or picked up at many points around the shore if you fancy a more strenuous hike up one of the many surrounding hills. The area is also a dog walkers paradise and many of the towns pubs and shops welcome dogs too .So its a great place for everyone!

Visited May 2014
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North East
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60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Lovely walk and not too difficult”
Reviewed May 27, 2014

Great walk for Keswick and if it rains you can escape in the launch. What more do you want. Love this walk and good for all ages long walk but very rewarding.

Visited May 2014
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