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Coniston, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We regularly take a stroll here with the hound of course, every time we visit the area which has been on average monthly for the past few years. It’s mostly tidy even though a small minority of people leave rubbish behind after their visit. We...More

Thank 1jeff
Reviewed 6 days ago

Something of a must see, even 50yrs later. Actually there seems little around to remind of Donald, Leo Villa and the team apart from pub photos, but you have to visit to see where it all happened so many years ago. Main Bluebird exhibit is...More

Thank Peterball1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful scenery with lots of tracks And car parking for those who want to go for a walk! A few steep hills mind - caught us out!

Thank Little_Miss_Hoggle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great few days away with my dogs. Very peacful and quite break great camp site fantastic views recomened the lake ditrict wonderful walks. Hot days & cooler nights.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited just within seasob but when the children are in school, so it was not crowded. Coniston Water and Coniston village are glorious. Wonderful views, lovely people and typical Lakeland buildings using lots of slate. Coniston Water is a beautiful and peaceful place to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After leaving Coniston village I went onto this see this very beautiful water. We found a parking spot along the main road, which had a pay and display car park, toilet facilities and a simply beautiful view of the water itself with a well kept...More

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired a motor boat for two hours from Coniston Boat Hire...Sam Sam and Chris were really helpful guys...nothing too much trouble...great value for money.

Thank Lynniebm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and booked online a few days before our trip - a Campells on Coniston Theme cruise - with Coniston Cruises. These are only available two days per week in the later afternoon. I was especially looking forward to it as Donald Campbell is...More

Thank Dream425492
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Coniston Water many times but never tire of seeing it. It is one of our favourite lakes and the small town has lovely pubs and shops to satisfy your gift shopping

Thank Lindaadd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a team building weekend with colleagues, following a cycle ride through Grizedale Forest the next part of the adventure was canoeing across and along the water and enjoying the amazing scenery

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7 October 2017|
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Response from Mickessox | Reviewed this property |
all the times I've been to the lakes in the winter I've never had any real problems with the snow of which the majority is on the hill tops the vally floors are usually fine with care.
16 July 2017|
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Response from lakelover908 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure there must be a park in Coniston itself but not sure where. It is a village with permanent residents and has its own school.
29 June 2017|
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Response from Maitheng | Reviewed this property |
We went last year in June to the Lake district and around Coniston. We had a coffee at the Bluebird Cafe and there is a small pier there where small boats can moor. There are picnic tables around as well. It overlooks the... More