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Coniston Water

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Address: Coniston, England
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US$80.96*
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Great Peaceful Lake

Had a stroll (8 miles) which included the lake, very quite and easy to walk although i imagine later in the year it becomes busy. Dogs playground, with little beaches along the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
burbs04
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a stroll (8 miles) which included the lake, very quite and easy to walk although i imagine later in the year it becomes busy. Dogs playground, with little beaches along the way.

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing views, stunning even in the rain. Lovely walks all around the area with views of the lake and hills.

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telford shropshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Hired a boat as weather was cold but beautiful and sunny,lovely view,highly recommended. Had to wait 45 mins.for one to be free but worth experience.

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Glasgow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

There is a nice easy walk along the waters side down to trover and you can get a boat back (£11 each) well signposted (dogs must be kept on lead :( )

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Great views from paths on both sides of the lake, but if not very fit, take the steam launch to enjoy

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bolton, england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

It was November and cold and very busy due to it being national time trial week. Beautiful location, stunning scenery and a great place to view the sunset. There are some shops on the walk in from the village, which is also worth a mooch around. A lovely day out.

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Lower Parkstone
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Such a lovely area with amazing views and an all encompassing sense of calmness such am amazing place some place i would love to sail on

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A very pleasant but short visit here today after staying at the Waterhead Hotel Our visits have been less frequent recently but a walk through the old town reminded us very much of MANY much lengthier visits in the past. It is always a pleasure to walk through the town,and although it was cold today we enjoyed the reminiscing once... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Beautiful lake, lovely walks. Many boating options. Very reasonable café/restaurant. Wonderful views.

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cambridgeshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely picturesque lake. Smaller than windermere but just as lovely. Had lots of snow so looked magical. Lots of walks and picnic areas.

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