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Bassenthwaite Lake

Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite, England
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“sailing club” (8 reviews)
“sun inn” (3 reviews)
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Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first travelled passed this lake many years ago, and it is one of the reasons that we again visited the area. Our drive around the Lake gave us some occasional views of it, but there seems to be little opportunity to park up and...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed near to the lake. The scenery and walking along the lake side is simply amazing, even with the overcast weather did not detract from its beauty. On another day we walked to Ullock pike and Bassenthwaite lay stunningly below us.

Thank hideh0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely lake, always tranquil and beautiful as they don't have motorised boats as fat as I know (I've never seen one). Ospreys nest nearby and there is a good viewing facility

Thank Apsleybabe16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to have a walk and explore the location area and the views are spectacular especially when its a sunny day.

Thank LeeLee74
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Simply beautiful a quiet spot in the busy lakes. Spectacular scenery. A few lake access points. Great place for a picnic.

Thank Gillgib
Reviewed 14 September 2017 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!

1  Thank S D
Reviewed 8 September 2017 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 7 September 2017

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 31 August 2017

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 29 August 2017 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
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Lucy1922
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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.
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