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Derwent Water House Keswick on Derwentwater | Nbiughl, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a fabulous lake to sail on or walk round. When the water is low enough, usually in summer, you can walk the shoreline apart from at Keswick. The views are breathtaking and it can be so peaceful.

Thank Dannykimweed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A special place lovely for walking and an excellent location next to Keswick for beautiful autumn hikes and viewing the autumnal colour of the trees.

Thank Oldgoldwolf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely beautiful place, we'll worth a visit as are all the lakes. Great photograph opportunities too.

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always ensure We pay a visit to Keswick and Derwentwater when we visit the Lakes. We love the town. So much to see in the town. Plenty of small shops to visit. A short walk from Keswick down to the waters edge. Lovely walks along...More

Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I get points for this...no honestly I do. It's a nice lake...quite wet...especially when it rains which it does a lot. It's not the biggest lake, or the deepest lake but it's beautifully framed by the hills. Access is good and the views are stunning...when...More

Thank MaggerZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been there few time and I never get tired of this view. Beautiful place. I would recommend walk around the lake.

Thank Aleksandra S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the walk round the lake on a beautiful sunny day with deep blue skies on the last weekend in October. It was great. Walking at a reasonable pace we took about 4 hours. Signposting not so great and found the walk on the...More

Thank stevieboyUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just an unbelievable place to run (& walk) around. It wasn’t a particularly beautiful day, dull and wet in places but it didn’t matter - the route was perfect, a mixture of trail, road. I’ve never stopped so many times on a run to take...More

Thank O9725RIpaulo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved walking around Derwent Water. Beautifully calm setting near the water, fantastic scenery. Like Scotland in miniature, but so much closer! Have to come back for the boat ride! Such a beautiful part of the country in Keswick.

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walks and a wonderful place to spend your week however, be careful the water has Blue Green Algae which is dangerous to dogs. Once in Keswick it makes you aware of this but no signs around the rest of the lake make you aware!

Thank missw39
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Response from Scepticalbastar... S | Reviewed this property |
It will be easy to book a B&B in the major towns of the Lake District. The best towns for hill-walking holidays are Ambleside and Keswick. There are dozens of guidebooks about hill-walking in the Lake District - visit your... More
4 February 2018|
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Response from denise l | Reviewed this property |
The route I suggested would be impossible with a buggy as you scramble up some rocks on the ascent. You could go up the steps where we descended and come back the same way however I think it would be tough going! You might... More
4 July 2017|
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Response from Marge L | Reviewed this property |
We took Jeans, t shirts and waterproofs but could have got away with shorts and t shirts as even with the odd light rain shower it was very warm and as we are walkers, were out all day. Most people wear shorts but you still... More