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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This year we took our caravan north and headed for the lakes. We stayed at the Coniston Coppice caravan site, which is adjacent to Coniston Water. We experienced a week of unbroken sunshine for the whole week and enjoyed plenty of wonderful walks with our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brian D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely circular cycle route around Coniston Water, cycling south from the Park Coppice caravan site on the western shore, along the bridlepath down to Torver, then on quiet roads along the shore line, turning off at Water Yeat to head up the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MD-FatDonkey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coniston Water has a great history and nostalgia behind it with the sad death of the late Donald Campbell who have his life trying to break the water speed record in his jet boat BLUEBIRD. If you take a trip on the water you will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jimpendrigh
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We recently stayed in a cottage close to this lovely area. The walk around the lake was very accessable and easy going. We enjoyed it even thought it was raining. Very enjoyable and nice scenery.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KH2691
Reviewed 5 November 2018

This is such a beautiful and quiet spot in the Lake District.Plenty of dog walkers and couples hiring boats for you take up and down the lovely water. There is a cafe and toilets handily located next the Coniston Water. The boat hire is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HotChoc123
Reviewed 4 November 2018

I absolutely love Coniston , it’s a village that you just have to keep coming back to , in my opinion it’s the jewel of the lakes .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jonbust
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This was our first time in the Lake District. I knew the area is beautiful but this surpassed my expectation. The lake changed from quite choppy to very still during our stay. The countryside around it is amazing. The trees were stunning colours. Great walks...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank A7774IYsues
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We started at the blue bird cafe and followed the route by the water and then made our way back to coniston via a wooded foot path which started just before Torver. It took us 4 hours but there were a few places to grab...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank suet757
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Beautiful even on the chilly, misty autumnal day. Lovely walks with great views of the lake and fells. Lots of ducks, sheep and herdwicks to admire along the way.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MelW04
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Coniston Water is a very special place. It is stunningly beautiful with breathtaking views. There is a lovely cafe on the shore and boat rides available from the hut. The Lake itself is crystal clear. There is a decent walk or cycle around part of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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20 October 2018|
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Response from HKHope | Reviewed this property |
The route to Coniston in the car is via the A593 directly, however not suitable to walk safely. the best route on foot would be via the gate at the bottom of Park Coppice on to Coniston Hall campsite and following the... More
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.