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Address: Derwent Water House Keswick on Derwentwater | Nbiughl, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
Phone Number: +44 17687 72912
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Lake District Tour from Windermere: Ten Lakes in One Winter Day
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US$ 62.95*
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Private Tour: Lake District Day Trip from Windermere

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Great way to walk off breakfast on a crisp winter morn

We were staying at the excellent Lake View in Portinscale (see seperate review) and we set off to do Catbells. As we dont really do 'climbing' we changed plans and decided to walk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were staying at the excellent Lake View in Portinscale (see seperate review) and we set off to do Catbells. As we dont really do 'climbing' we changed plans and decided to walk to the bottom of the lake and get a boat back. Therein lay a problem we were walking on one of the few days the boats don't... More 

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

According to our walking book the walk around the lake is just over 8 miles. According to our GPS the walk we did was 11 miles. Not the 1st time the book has been way out. Starting at the theatre in Keswick the first mile or so were great but then we hit some serious wet patches - wet as... More 

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Thank Hepatacyte
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walk with very varied scenery but well worth all the effort. Little or no hills just great vista's and a pub half way around

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Thank Martin C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful views, relaxation inevitable and great walks ,very close to keswick for refreshments afterwards

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous day walking round the lake. Great weather. The bus service was a blessing by The Lordor Hotel after a much needed refreshment.

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Hebburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

fab for walking with great views and so relaxing, we walked around the waters edge and visited a hotel, had a lovely coffee and cake before resuming are walk, it was so therapeutic and I felt great afterwards

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our dog starting from the footbridge at Portinscale walking along the side of Catbells on the shore of Derwentwater. Lovely and picturesque whilst Henry (our lab) had a whale of a time. The path is reasonably flat throughout and no problems finding your way. If you get tired you can even catch a ferry ride across the lake.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must if visiting cumbria. Small picturesque lake. Lots of walks. Toilets.cafe. information area. Boat rides.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely walk especially with a dog. Lots of different scenery and the view and surrounding change so much on what is a circular walk. We left from Keswick at 9.30am had early lunch at the Lodore Hotel which is certainly worth stopping at!!! Dogs very welcome, warming fire, beautifully decorated for Xmas and the most delicious selection of food.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic visitor center offering a good range of snacks. Theatre wasn't showing anything sadly the days we were there but the staff were friendly.

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