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Address: Lake District, Buttermere, England
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A local were we was staying told us to visit this lake as you can walk around it. It is very remote and parking is difficult but it is stunning. Lovely stream, waterfalls and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Hessle, United Kingdom
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Hessle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A local were we was staying told us to visit this lake as you can walk around it. It is very remote and parking is difficult but it is stunning. Lovely stream, waterfalls and amazing lake that you can walk around. Really peaceful and we had a lovely family walk. Great for people who love scenery and peace.

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely walks for all abilities. Plenty of places to stop and admire the views. Nice little tunnel on one side of the lake and waterfalls.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent walking and photography location if the weather is a little poor and rainy. Good pathways around the lake or a two to three hour hike. Fortunately there is a tea house and a pub to give suitable reward at the end.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place to visit for all ages. Great walk and stunning views. Ideal for children. We popped to one of the pubs afterwards for afternoon tea. Well worth a visit. Upon driving to Buttermere the views are out of this world!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buttermere , wonderful walks , and views, usual car parking fees etc. Some good food and drink place to eat by main car park, however a busy spot.

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harrogate
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked around Buttermere yesterday and it's just beautiful. Luckily for us it stayed dry and the February sun shone. It's about a 2 and a half to 3 hour leisurely walk around. We parked at the fish pub where there are loos but take 20p if you can or you won't be able to use them!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful place, great walks, lovely waterfalls, picturesque village, dog friendly, fabulous Bridge Hotel!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I first visited Buttermere during Easter 1964. Like all the lakes, it is beautiful, and together with Crummock Water and Loweswater, has a fairly flat even walk around it. Approach from the Honister Pass, to add even more awe to your day.

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Well signposted and defined walkway around the lake. It offers splendid views in all directions and is just so peaceful. Can be done in all weathers. There are plenty of areas for impromptu picnics as well as rocks and seats around the lake for you to rest and soak up the views. Just a splendid day out. Depending on walking... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Buttermere is a lovely little village and at its centre is the lake. We walked all around the lake, which is quite flat and easy for most people. You get great views across the lake wherever you are. We did plan on climbing the crags in the area as well to be nearer the waterfalls but bad weather in the... More 

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