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Keswick Launch on Derwentwater

29 Manor Park, Keswick CA12 4AB, England
+44 17687 72263
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"Monday 11th June".

Myself and The Other Half were in Keswick and decided to go for a trip on Derwent Water.The Lake... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lizziebach
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Crewe, United Kingdom
Trip on the lake

Gliding through the calm waters of the lake was very relaxing on a hot summers day. We decided our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
50violet
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“hop on hop” (27 reviews)
“boat trip” (37 reviews)
“day ticket” (13 reviews)
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29 Manor Park, Keswick CA12 4AB, England
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+44 17687 72263
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"hop on hop"
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"lovely trip"
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"keswick launch"
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"ticket office"
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"round the lake"
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"clockwise and anti clockwise"
in 6 reviews
"evening cruise"
in 5 reviews
"minute trip"
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"nichol end"
in 10 reviews
"sunny day"
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"lodore falls"
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"different perspective"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Myself and The Other Half were in Keswick and decided to go for a trip on Derwent Water.The Lake was quite low due to the very hot weather and lack of rain.The trip,therefore did not go right down to the bottom end of The Lake,but...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gliding through the calm waters of the lake was very relaxing on a hot summers day. We decided our next trip to Keswick would be with the grandchildren so we could take them on the launch too.

Thank 50violet
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having walked part of the way round the lake, and taken a break near the Keswick Landing Stage to have lunch, we decided to go back partway round the lake by boat after lunch. We took the boat to Hawes End which only took about...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a group of 4 with an 8-month pregnant woman who had to pee before getting on the otherwise empty boat. 2 waited at the boat while the other 2 went to the toilet. The pilot of the boat said they had to go...More

1  Thank NeverInOnePlace
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This firm offers three ways to see the lake. You can travel round on their hop on - hop off launch (either getting off or staying on for the circuit) or, for the more adventurous, hire a rowing boat or small motor cruiser to do...More

1  Thank Norman J
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

We used the Keswick Launch to visit several stops around Derwentwater. The boats are lovely and have indoor and outdoor seating. The price of the day ticket (hop on, hop off) is great value and the staff are knowledgeable and friendly. Definitely recommend as a...More

Thank Kate W
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This is a handy way of getting across the lake to Cat Bells and is fairly quick. You can get wet however from the spray if you sit at the front. We got a ticket from the camp site and saved £2. The boats are...More

1  Thank Stuart N
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I recently spent 7 weeks based in Keswick with three different groups of young adults with special needs. Weekly boat tickets were purchased to explore the lake. The gentleman in the ticket office was so friendly and always had a smile and nothing was too...More

Thank clovalass
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Arrived with 2 sea kayaks on a busy May Bank Holiday. Queued for 3 minutes, before being memorably welcomed by the Manager with a mixture of professional courtesy and humour I will never forget. So began the most wonderful and memorable day on the lake...More

Thank Gordon M
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We decided to use the Keswick Launch on Derwent as we wanted to stop at various points of interest around the lake and this seemed the best option. We purchased 2 tickets at £10.75 each so we could hop on and hop off at the...More

4  Thank evierossendale
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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
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Amandajaneg80
20 April 2017|
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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
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janebones1983
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
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