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Bassenthwaite Lake

Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite, England
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Lake District Tour from Windermere: Ten Lakes in One Winter Day
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“sun inn” (3 reviews)
Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of course all of the lakes are lovely in the Lake District, this is one of six. All are beautiful with views and walks. This would be and is a wonderful area to visit for outdoor activities!

Thank S D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at the north end of the lake and although it is picturesque there is not much to do there. There is a sailing club but there is no tourist boat trips. Around the lake is the main road the A66 but there...More

1  Thank nessie35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice walk for an afternoon activerty. You will need walking boots as it can get stony and uneven. But the view is worth the efert.

Thank colin b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a far more relaxed and quiet lake than your Windermere or Coniston. Definitely worth a visit here, not busy in the car parking spaces on the roads and these are nicely placed for getting up to the waters edge and walking round the...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came down with work. Just came for a walk down by the lake as I had cabin fever. Not the best place in the lakes but nice of you just want some peace and quiet.

Thank Rich H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bassenthwaite is beautiful , take a packed lunch and drinks although there is a pub at the start or finish and a cafe. Terrain good and scenery stunning.

Thank mynameistalula
Reviewed 14 August 2017

tranquil and peaceful - amazing place, highly recommend visiting this if you are in this part of the Country.

Thank MissRink
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Bassenthwaite lake is the only true lake in the Lake District and is located away from the main tourist areas. Located between Keswick and Cockermouth you can enjoy watching the wildlife ( if you are lucky you could see an Osprey). The lakeside animal park...More

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely lake to walk about. Can't go all the way round, but still beautiful. Lake district is a great place for dogs and kids.

Thank Katogirly
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

A showery fell walk today yet temperatures around 19 dgs; with the route of the ascent from St. Margaret's Church to the summit of Sale Fell with blissful views of Bassenthwaite. Not for elderly as reasonably steep ascent. A pity that there is not a circular...More

Thank polartrek
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27 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.