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A66, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, England
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All reviews sailing club ravenstone lodge sun inn access points quiet spot viewing point waters edge much quieter dodd wood armathwaite hall wonderful scenery beautiful area lovely walk sunny day surrounding hills well worth a visit car park
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

you have to visit to tick it off your list. not the most picturesque and seemed to be very few stopping places

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chris c
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Very good roadside parking with only a short walk to the paths round the lake. Even when it is raining the views are amazing and when the sun shines it is superb.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We love this visit this lake with our dog Ruby. Our latest visit being November 2018. We always park in the last lay by at the Kewick end of the lake. Never seems to be to overcrowded and in November we had our favourite spot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

We always visit this lake when in Lake District. It is beautiful, accessible, breathtaking, calming.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vwwhite
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views, stunning nature and a great opportunity to get the camera out. Parking nearby is covered by the national trust, it's worth paying for a full day which then entitles you to park in any national trust car park for that day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank daniih48
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing such a relaxed dog free wonderful place to visit our second time well recommended

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

This is a stunning lake just outside Keswick which runs along side the A66. Easy to get to and well worth a visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

There are regular launches across the lake if you can’t walk the full 20+ mile circumnavigation. National Trut car parks on the east side are £4 minimum but there are free council car parks if you seek them out

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SwindonImp
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped off to walk our three dogs...they had a ball off the lead...playing in the water, running through the trees and generally having fun!! We walked whilst our better halves were on the gin tour (lakes distillery) recommended with or without dogs and an easy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Shame we could not find a walk that would enable us to go completely around the lake. Magic location and the mist across the lake in the morning was a photographers delight. No wonder the Ospreys like to nest close to the lake

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ian L
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26 July 2015|
Response from Helen K | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I'm sorry you have been misinformed, we didn't cycle round Bassenthwaite lake. Just had a brilliant stay at the Armathwaite Hall Hotel.