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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)
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Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful views and great for photographers. Dogs enjoyed a paddle as well. Wish we had taken our deckchairs to sit on.

Thank claireworth27
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A definite must to visit and walk around. Lots of little coves/secluded and areas to paddle in. Would recommend visit, we actually visited here 3 times kids and dog loved it.

Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 4 days ago

This lake is one that tantalises as you drive past it on the A66 to the west. It is somehow inaccessible and unspoilt. In fact there are some decent access points - Powter Howe car park in Thornthwaite gives access to a lovely grassy lakeside...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you walk a little further from the main car park past the Theatre and escape the crowds you are rewarded with one of the reasons why England is such a great, pleasant, green country. I love sitting in the quiet of these places and...More

Thank AMW1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have come to truly love visiting and walking around this beautiful lake, it is suitable for all ages depending on what side of the lake you walk although it is possible to walk all the way round. Stay on the paths or make a...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely, quiet area of the Lakes. Bassenthwaite's beauty is best viewed from the surrounding hills as walks around the lake edge are a bit limited.

Thank Stokie66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Park by the Old Sawmill Tearooms. Lovely walk through the woods to the viewing stations. Majestic Ospreys, Red Squirrels and a chorus of songbirds. Cannotbeatit.

Thank stevevale55
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Stunning scenery, we walked down here from our farm stay & it was just so beautiful & peaceful......

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A lovely stretch of water. To many access points to mention, but Mirehouse and gardens are worth a special mention.

Thank 589Richard
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had a tour of the distillery, some tastings and then afternoon tea.Would certainly recommend a ride out to visit it.

Thank Margaret C
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Lucy1922
27 July 2015|
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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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