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Buttermere

Lake District, Buttermere, Cockermouth, England
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“fish inn” (27 reviews)
“honister pass” (38 reviews)
“beautiful lake” (42 reviews)
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Lake District, Buttermere, Cockermouth, England
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"fish inn"
in 27 reviews
"honister pass"
in 38 reviews
"beautiful lake"
in 42 reviews
"lake district"
in 84 reviews
"crummock water"
in 23 reviews
"flat walk"
in 16 reviews
"walk round the lake"
in 16 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 30 reviews
"car park"
in 30 reviews
"an easy walk"
in 16 reviews
"half way round"
in 6 reviews
"fleetwith pike"
in 12 reviews
"hour walk"
in 8 reviews
"dog owners"
in 5 reviews
"farm cafe"
in 7 reviews
"great scenery"
in 7 reviews
"low level walk"
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Reviewed today

I love walks where you're far away from the rest of humanity, being the misanthrope that I am at heart. Buttermere and the Lake District generally are off the beaten path, although that still draws a reasonable crowd on a warm, sunny day in April....More

Thank TheInfamousMrD
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the few lakes that we could walk around without worrying about traffic. We were there quite early so few people about. Amazing views of Fleetwith Pike and Haystacks, looking down from Buttermere village especially as the colours kept changing as the clouds moved....More

2  Thank 938fjg
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It had been raining a lot, so we were looking for somewhere that wasn't going to be too muddy. We stumbled upon Buttermere. We followed a walk we found online that started oiff near the church and the Fish Hotel and took us on a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great way to spend the early/late part of the day doing a circuit of Buttermere lake, when it is at it's most serene, with very few other walkers. Path is easy to follow, takes about 100 minutes. For us the only downside was the 'cave...More

1  Thank mlam78
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning location with easy walks around the lakes and surrounded by the hills and mountains. Could be a picture postcard. The walk around the lake is easy enough for children and young families. Crummock is a bit more rugged but breathtaking. Peaks are a bit...More

Thank mintzd
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around here on a beautiful day ( not been many of them lately!!), and took about 2 hours to do the whole circuit, which included a short stop and several photo stops. It's probably easier to do the walk in a clockwise direction...More

Thank SwindonMoomin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great walk around the lake - if you start from the village it's about 4.5 miles and takes around 2 hours depending on how many times you stop for photos and to admire the view! The walk is pretty easy going, especially the side away...More

Thank Bear_Tiger
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The scenery here is absolutely out of this world. It is one of our favourite places ever. Definitely recommend it to anyone. There is an amazing ice cream shop at Skye Farm- they make their own ice cream from their own cows. Lovely flavours offered....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We parked in the NT car park as we are members. We heard complaints from people that they were paying £3.50 for 2 hours in the village car park. There is a path that leads to the lake from the main car park. It’s also...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an idliyic and wonderful ramble around the lake, we loved it as did our dogs, the scenery is breath taking and couldnt ask for a better time spent

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MelJ74
14 April 2018|
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Response from alisdair t | Reviewed this property |
The map link is no where near buttermere, for some reason.buttermere is in The lakes .... i will try and amend it
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LondonlouR
2 August 2017|
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Response from ZillNiazi | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!
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MrsNKey
4 April 2017|
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Response from Kevin H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Personally I think that would be difficult. There are a number of styles to negotiate and one section requires you to cycle on the road before returning to the lakeside and that section would be particularly difficult as... More
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