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“Great walk for everyone”
Review of Buttermere

Buttermere
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Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

We drove through narrow roads passing through beautiful views. We parked by the little church and walked pass the pub and farm cafe. We walked anti clockwise , pass crystal clear water, waterfall and loads of wildlife. So tranquil . I went in my walking boots but only two bits of muddy patches, but can walk round in trainers.stopped at the tea shop and toilet break before driving back to Cheswick the other way, but just as lovely . Must more peaceful than Lake Windermere. A must see

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Reviewed June 19, 2014

Pine trees, still waters with mirrored surfaces reflecting the hills, quiet. Loved it. Go for a walk round the lake.

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Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

We started from Keswick lake road to Buttermere to visit the Buttermere village and honister pass.
It is a great route if you visit Buttermere via honister pass. Stunning views in your way. Once you reach honister slate mine views are excellent. We headed towards Buttermere from there and it is completely Down hill until you reach the village. You can find a lake at Buttermere with beautiful scenic.. Nice to walk around. Be careful while driving on these roads as they are not wide roads.

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Reviewed June 10, 2014

Drove here along the narrow lanes past Loweswater and Crummock Water and just before Buttermere there is a small car park free to NT members (for about 30 cars) - otherwise there is a larger Pay and Display behind the Bridge Hotel to the right of the Fish Hotel. Walked around Buttermere anticlockwise and the path is wide and fairly level. At the far end of the mere, (Gatesgarth farm) the path disappears and you have to walk on the road or on a narrow path alongside it for several hundred yards. Then the path reappears and runs along the side of the mere, before a small part where you have to walk/clamber over a rocky section before going through a tunnel and then back onto a good path and near the end is a small wood with nestboxes for the Pied Flycatchers. The mere is lovely and tranquil and the best part for me was listening to the cuckoo calling on and off as we walked round - had not heard one for years - but did not see him unfortunately. Brilliant place - with a nice refreshments at the end in the Croft House Farm Café - but that's another review!

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Reviewed June 10, 2014

The walk around the lake is about 2 hours ish and 4.5miles but lovely and peaceful and beautiful. There is a nice cafe next to the Bridge Hotel that does lovely big scones and sandwiches.

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