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Derwent Water House Keswick on Derwentwater | Nbiughl, Keswick CA12 5RF, England
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We enjoyed the magnificent views of this Lake District area. We love the many species of water fowls at the little pier. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BForest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love visiting Derwentwater as it's easy to get to from Keswick centre (5 mins walk) and even just strolling a short way around the shore guarantees some stunning scenery. Depending on the ground situation (some areas can get flooded) it is possible to walk...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ruth b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Great Lake for a walk round. About 11 leisurely miles on well prepared pathways. Close to the lake nearly all the way around.There is a couple of short stretches on the road but most of the way the dog can roam freely....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ColinD995
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve not visited the lakes for many years and staying just outside Keswick decided to complete the walk around Derwentwater ... it is a good 10 miles and really only suitable for those who are reasonably fit as the terrain in parts gets difficult, especially...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Claude102015
Reviewed 3 weeks 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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dannykimweed
Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Oldgoldwolf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jan S
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MaggerZ
Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

Date of experience: November 2018
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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
5 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