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Coniston Water

Coniston, England
+44 15394 41649
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bluebird cafe” (40 reviews)
“beautiful lake” (27 reviews)
“lake district” (43 reviews)
LOCATION
Coniston, England
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+44 15394 41649
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"bluebird cafe"
in 40 reviews
"beautiful lake"
in 27 reviews
"lake district"
in 43 reviews
"boat trip"
in 29 reviews
"waters edge"
in 12 reviews
"west side"
in 7 reviews
"donald campbell"
in 28 reviews
"speed records"
in 8 reviews
"steamers"
in 19 reviews
"much quieter"
in 6 reviews
"lovely place"
in 14 reviews
"lovely area"
in 5 reviews
"steam gondola"
in 16 reviews
"boating centre"
in 6 reviews
"old man"
in 19 reviews
"ruskin museum"
in 6 reviews
"car park"
in 19 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Delightful place to visit. An added bonus for us was the electric speed boat trying to break the speed record. Had a lovely walk from the boat house and a very good ice cream!

Thank MichaelMacartney
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Purchased the yellow tour boat ride from the Tourist information office (20% cheaper than paying on board) the trip lasted an hour and along the way had some commentary regarding history of Campbells speed record & crash site to the Swallows & Amazons secret cove,...More

Thank Alison S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place to spend a day with the family. You can rent a boat or launch your own to visit Peel Island, Wildcat Island from Swallows and Amazons. Lots of beaches to land on around the lake. And all this set in the shadow...More

Thank Terry C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a stunning lake! I came here because of the reference to Donald Campbell and found it to be much quieter than places like Windermere. Stunning

Thank tentgirl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easily in view from most of the Coniston Fells. Famous for the Bluebird water speed records. Drive all the way around

Thank hem0116
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coniston Water is one of the loveliest places in the lake district. Surrounded by the fells, it's the back drop for Arthur Ransome's Swallows & Amazons.

Thank 589Richard
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The contrast between Coniston Water and Lake Windermere, where we were the day before, is incredible. Because the NT owns much of the shore of Coniston Water there has been little development and it is little changed from the 1930s. This is very relaxing and...More

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Time to walk off a bit of the generous lunch so did a small circular walk along to the pier and round a bit. Flat easy walking. Super views.

Thank Lynn P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hired a boat for an hour. There was good info on do’s & don’ts. The life jackets were given were very clean. We hired a boat for an hour. It cost £30.00. But we could have easily have done 2 hours. It was such...More

Thank Brenda M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With plenty to do as well as the boat trips,my daughter and I walked our dogs whilst my wife and other daughter hired a boat for an hour. The boat trip cost them £30 for the hour and this rises in price per extra passenger....More

1  Thank shane s
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mucchiyan
7 October 2017|
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Response from Mickessox | Reviewed this property |
all the times I've been to the lakes in the winter I've never had any real problems with the snow of which the majority is on the hill tops the vally floors are usually fine with care.
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misferrari
16 July 2017|
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Response from lakelover908 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure there must be a park in Coniston itself but not sure where. It is a village with permanent residents and has its own school.
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wsbarker
29 June 2017|
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Response from Maitheng | Reviewed this property |
We went last year in June to the Lake district and around Coniston. We had a coffee at the Bluebird Cafe and there is a small pier there where small boats can moor. There are picnic tables around as well. It overlooks the... More
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