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Nichol End Marine

Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5TY, England
+44 17687 73082
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Great kayaks

Didn't eat here... hired kayaks. Apparently they replace them annually, they were good quality... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Didn't honour booking

We arrived on Sat and booked two boats for the day on Tues. I then popped in on Monday morning to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
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  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5TY, England
+44 17687 73082
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't eat here... hired kayaks. Apparently they replace them annually, they were good quality - wetsuits and buoyancy aids included in the hire price. Good changing facilities.

Thank Hawkgirl654
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on Sat and booked two boats for the day on Tues. I then popped in on Monday morning to reconfirm the booking, but on arrival we were told all the boats had been taken, the only excuse given was that they didn't normally...More

Thank Bobster673
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first visit to the lakes (and Nichol End) was nearly 12 years ago. We have been back several times and every time feels as good as the first. The staff are consistently brilliant and the prices for hire are extremely good value for money....More

Thank johnnythong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service. Great ice creams - Rare that coffee Ice cream is available and a lovely place to sit and overlook the harbour - I will be back later in the week with some explorer scouts

Thank manstondrive
Reviewed 11 June 2017

A welcome cup of coffee coming in from the rain one day. The owner was friendly and very helpful as were the locals who stopped to chat. Wonderful views of the boats at water's edge and of beautiful Derwentwater.

Thank putovi
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Rented a canoe, one of the best priced rentals in the area. Great view of the lake from the cafe. Really knowledgable staff. Would definitely go back!

Thank Cikaroo
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We rented a double Kayak from here and they were very friendly and helpful. We had a discount voucher for 15% off (£19 for 1.5 hours reduced to £16.15) too which we got from our hotel so try asking in yours. The guy on the...More

Thank rdm100100
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This place does lovely homemade soup with a warm crusty baguette which is huge. This visit we had the chicken & veg soup & the mushroom, both really nice. It was busy so we had a little bit of a wait, but the nice pot...More

Thank Fussyteam
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

An unexpected refreshment stop on the Cumbrian Way provided an opportunity to sample the most enormous scones with our afternoon tea. Excellent! Those not drinking tea ordered espressos and were knocked sideways by the strength. No complaints from them as they floated out of the...More

Thank Businessfellow
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Was only here for 20 minutes but it was a strange 20 minutes. The waterside is great. Lovely views and lots of dog walkers so it must be popular. But really the place needs burning down and rebuilding. It's full of old broken boats which...More

1  Thank mmartyn2017
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