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Keswick Launch on Derwentwater

29 Manor Park, Keswick CA12 4AB, England
+44 17687 72263
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Great little trip

We enjoyed the round trip on the lake which takes around 50 minutes. The chap in the ticket office... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Harrogate, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good Price, Great Views

Have been on the boats several times either going all the way round on a sightseeing trip or... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Rob B
St Helens, United Kingdom
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“boat trip” (36 reviews)
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29 Manor Park, Keswick CA12 4AB, England
+44 17687 72263
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the round trip on the lake which takes around 50 minutes. The chap in the ticket office is friendly and helpful but his info and timings seemed to vary from the chaps boarding you onto the boat. It was a good trip and...More

Thank theharrogatelady
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Have been on the boats several times either going all the way round on a sightseeing trip or getting off at High Brandlehow to walk Cat Bells then back into Keswick. Staff are always friendly, boats are clean and in good condition. Round trip takes...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We parked the car half way down the lake then walked up to Keswick, round Keswick and then hopped on the boat to the other side to walk back to the car. It was great for that, however not sure I'd want to spend the...More

Thank LM0117
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Last Saturday we were a party of 5 plus 1 dog and decided to spend the day at Derwentwater. The weather was not brilliant but we decided to go ahead. All went well at first. They took our money and we left on the 12...More

Thank westdp47
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We used this boat tour to climb Cat Bells on a bit of a tight schedule, the trip over to Hawes End was perfect and smooth, we climbed Cat Bells and returned 30 mins before the boat was supposed to pick us up (clockwise and...More

Thank jdavis1990
Reviewed 12 October 2017

As leader of a walking group for retirees, I approached Keswick Launches to see if they could accommodate 27 walkers hoping to walk from Lodore around the southern and western shores of Derwentwater. They were very helpful, and gave us a group discount. The sail...More

Thank Theophilus47
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely old boats, so lovingly preserved. Punctual departures, frequent service and hop on off facility A great way of getting about and not to expensive.

Thank ChilternRugby
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Brilliant. Get a hop on hop off ticket for the launch and choose what you want to do. You can walk right around the lake, sail right around the lake or part of both to suit your ability and energy levels. The launches arrive at...More

Thank kenL007
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We went on a lake district day tour which included a one hour boat tour around Derwentwater lake. The lake is beautiful and the boat was nice but there really isn't anything spectacular you can't see from the shore that you can see from the...More

1  Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great way to see all around the lake for a day. Dog friendly. We stayed at Lodore, so hopped on opposite the hotel, went shopping in Keswick, caught the launch to the other side of the lake and walked around the bottom part of the...More

Thank LynneT551
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agpearcey p
26 September 2017|
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Response from AJCWHull | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We paid on the ferry
20 April 2017|
Response from Nigel H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We only got off at Nichol End and walked back to Lingholm for the cafe. That section is fine with a buggy. At Keswick you can walk along the side of the lake to the view point I'm afraid I can't comment on the others... More
3 July 2016|
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Response from Suratrichard | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there is a weekly ticket but a family ticket( 2adults and up to 3 children) is in the region of £24 which. Believe us a daily ticket. If you look n the Keswick launch website, you will find timetable and... More