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Derwentwater

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Address: Derwent Water House Keswick on Derwentwater | Nbiughl, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
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Lake District Tour from Windermere: Ten Lakes in One Winter Day
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Private Tour: Lake District Day Trip from Windermere

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Amazing place to see

We went for a walk here as part of a weekend get away. It is such a magical place to see. We got really lucky withthe weatherand managed to get some amazing pictures. If you like... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for a walk here as part of a weekend get away. It is such a magical place to see. We got really lucky withthe weatherand managed to get some amazing pictures. If you like long walks this is a must.

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Thank Heather M
Rochdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very picturesque walk around Derwentwater. Mostly flat and not too muddy - we walked on a dry day though. The surrounding hills were all topped with a scattering of snow which was stunning to see.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We climbed a nearby hill/mountain and looked down on Derwentwater seeing the whole lake, what a marvellous view of the surrounding mountains and lake, breathtaking!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful surroundings the entire way round the lake - that's whether you want to walk the whole way round or only part of it. The beauty of this walk is the fact that you can get the boat that goes from the shore in Keswick. Therefore you can walk as much or as little as you want. I have walked... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably everything that can be written about Derwentwater has been written. If you've not been then you are seriously missing out. It doesn't matter what time of year or whether it's sunny or dull...you will witness the breathtaking beauty of nature. Walk around, drive around, sail around or combine all three and I guarantee you will see views that will... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the area when we were attempting a Wainwright walk that took in nearby Cat Bells and High Spy. It's a 9 mile walk taking in Cat Bells and High Spy. Viewing the expanse of Derwentwater from above was simply unforgettable. However, many people who chose not to walk that far, climbed Cat Bells for the view. It is... More 

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

I always like to do the walk around the lake when visiting Keswick. The weather was brilliant cold but sunny. The walk is lovely and flat so great for all ages.

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I regularly visit this area and Derwentwater has everything. It is handy for the cafes and restaurants of Keswick and is a great base for walking at any time. A long walk around Derwentwater is about 12 miles although it can be shortened by using the Lake Launch and cutting the journey into sections. There are good... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off here for a walk with my partner and our dog today. Great views and nice route around, easy difficulty and mostly hard standing paths. Car park is cash only, contactless coming soon. Toilets are 40p?! Rip off. Great day other than that.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful place to visit with lots of walks. Lots of dogs everywhere! Well worth a visit. There are lots of walks in the surrounding areas with varying degrees of difficulty.

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