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Clear waters, varied walking experience.

A walk around the lake involved road, scrub, bracken, woods, bog and one slightly scary scramble... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018

This is a very beautiful lake and you can walk all the way around in about 4 hours I think The... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Bromley, United Kingdom
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All reviews lake district car park beautiful lake round the lake off the beaten track well worth a visit black sail coast to coast walk lovely walk half way be careful sunny day little bit pretty lake well worth the effort amazing scenery get away from it all
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

A walk around the lake involved road, scrub, bracken, woods, bog and one slightly scary scramble over an outcrop or two. But amazing walk. Took us 5 hours for a 6 mile walk.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Global552033
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This is a very beautiful lake and you can walk all the way around in about 4 hours I think The scenery is amazing, it’s a very quiet spot and perfect for taking landscape photos There is a car park which is located about 5...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

It seems silly writing a review of a lake but if you’re looking for somewhere to visit then this is a must. Beautiful scenery and outstanding landscape. Breathtaking. Take your camera!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Nice walk around a pretty lake. Park below Bowness Knott and use the wide path down the Eastern side of the lake. The Western side is a little more tricky underfoot with rocky path which can become very wet but the only difficult bit is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Graham B
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This could be a beautiful, peaceful place, but the water company is doing extensive work around one of the car parks, I believe Bleach Green, I would avoid this and walk from the other car park. The lake is lovely and dotted with little beaches....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KAW687
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful scenery - nowhere near as busy as the more famous lakes like Windermere. Only walked part of the way around as the whole circular walk is quite long and parts of it are difficult to navigate (particularly if you don't have a head...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank judyav2018
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Wether a stroll around the lake or a coast to coast walk, the beauty and senery in this area will be worth the effort! This walk around the lake can easily be done in a day.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Krudance55
Reviewed 3 September 2018

A wonderful location for a peaceful walk round the lake just listening to the birds and rippling water; the mountains are awesome and inspiring

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christine P
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely 6 mile walk round the lake . Mainly well trodden paths. Not hard work. A bit dodgy crossing anglers crag, Go equipped!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wiggymarra
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The fine weather helped to show off the beauty of Ennerdale Water. Worth the time to get there and have a stroll or picnic.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from alisdairt | Reviewed this property |
No. Car parking is free, but there are donation boxes. I always drop a couple of pound in if there a while