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Keswick Launch on Derwentwater

Keswick, United Kingdom
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PTW7 wrote a review Yesterday
115 contributions73 helpful votes
Husband, myself and our dog hired a motor boat. Good fun and staff were friendly. Lake was a bit choppy so they asked us to do a 30 min tour rather than an hour, so safety was a priority. Very enjoyable.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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L_K1509 wrote a review 10 Jun
London, United Kingdom964 contributions441 helpful votes
Used the ferry service from Hawes Head to Keswick, good reliable service. Need to bear in mind the ferry will only take 25 people due to Covid. This left a lot disappointed on the pier when we got the ferry, however I got the impression the staff organised another ferry to do an extra pick up. Only a 10 mins journey. Check timetable online at advertised times at the piers do not reflect when a pier is closed.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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andre k wrote a review 9 Jun
Four Marks, United Kingdom12 contributions6 helpful votes
For a 40minute trip (advertised as 50minutes) that was unnarrated and at £11.50 per head, we considered this to be not good value.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Catherine wrote a review Apr 2021
Manchester, United Kingdom54 contributions9 helpful votes
The Launch is a great way to see the lake. However, it would be nice if there was some information provided regarding the landmarks and islands as you pass, even if a recorded message it would add to the journey. Hopefully on my next visit the other jetty’s will be open as only the main Keswick one and Hawes End are presently running due to flood damage
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Date of experience: April 2021
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GrahamGallagher wrote a review Dec 2020
Cheltenham, United Kingdom504 contributions99 helpful votes
Took a trip on the cruiser during August after the first lockdown and the staff enforced Covid rules and social distancing. The trip was very good and we saw a lot of the landmarks on the perimeter of the lake.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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