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I think it the most attractive of the lakes. The hills around frame it beautifully, any time of year. There is great walking around the lake, boat trips and some lovely places to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
whothefox
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think it the most attractive of the lakes. The hills around frame it beautifully, any time of year. There is great walking around the lake, boat trips and some lovely places to stop for coffee or a bite. And all surrounded by those hills. Lovely.

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Thank whothefox
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This lake has astonishing views I highly recommend to come to see. Visited in February when tops of the mountains surrounding lake were covered under snow while the bottom was coloured with green, brown, red and sunset-like orange colours which was wonderful. It can get quite cold though so proper clothing well recommended if you plan to see it in... More 

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Thank Martius01
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What's not to like. A fully accessible lake, great walk around the circumference and a couple of nice places for lunch half way round. Great views of Catbells and the Skiddaw range. Friars Crag affords a great view and is only a few hundred metres from Keswick town. Gods country👍

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Thank SuffolkStephen
Manchester, United Kingdom
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338 reviews
271 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We went rowing in derwent water. A lovely lake and very scenic. Now it has a bit of cult status after being filmed in the force awakens with star wars. Come and be enchanted by the lakes beauty.

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Thank aellituv
East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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278 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stayed in Keswick and on the last day took a leisurely 20 minute walk to the lakeside. Its a wonderful view although you have to avoid the bird poo from the ducks and canada geese when you get to the slipway at the end. There is a car park close by if you need to take a car. And of... More 

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Thank lmorgan2015
Brisbane Aus
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224 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We caught the 12.00 launch from Keswick to Hawse End (which is about 3/4 of the way around the lake by boat). The drizzly rain meant that we could not see too far but on the odd occasion the weather cleared we could see the hikers climbing Catbells. Walking anti-clockwise we took just on the hour to walk to Lodore.... More 

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Thank BuckBrisbaneAus
Winter Park, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed within a five minute walk from this piece of heaven for three nights. Took the boat tour,(highly recommended) saw a play at the Theatre (right on the lake) and hiked as far as we could. We took the boat ride even though it was sprinkling but by the time we started hiking the sun was out. Don't let... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great for kids and adults alike. This lake is so flexible for walking around as you can use the launch or bus to make this as long or short as you like. You also have many options for food and drink on the way around. Try the High Ladore Farm Café for a great cup of tea and view of... More 

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Thank AndyfH2014
England, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Magnificent setting. Approx 10 miles around which can all be walked, for small parts you are not lakeside. If this is too far use the launches which are spaced around the lake or the bus which runs regularity. The walk is flat and would be suitable even for young children. Ours have been doing it, in parts, since they were... More 

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Thank harri64
Basildon
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182 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Visited here as part of a Mountain Goat tour on Thursday as I didn't fancy the drive myself (good decision as we had to push a car out of a ditch where the driver had misjudged the width of the track!) It was a warm, sunny day so the area was full of visitors but enough space to get a... More 

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