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It seems silly writing a review of a lake but if you’re looking for somewhere to visit then this is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tenterden, United Kingdom
Easy Terrain

Nice walk around a pretty lake. Park below Bowness Knott and use the wide path down the Eastern... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Graham B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Ennerdale Bridge, Cleator CA23 3AS, England
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All reviews lake district car park beautiful lake off the beaten track well worth a visit black sail round the lake coast to coast walk lovely walk half way be careful sunny day little bit well worth the effort free parking youth hostel takes approx
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems silly writing a review of a lake but if you’re looking for somewhere to visit then this is a must. Beautiful scenery and outstanding landscape. Breathtaking. Take your camera!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice walk around a pretty lake. Park below Bowness Knott and use the wide path down the Eastern side of the lake. The Western side is a little more tricky underfoot with rocky path which can become very wet but the only difficult bit is...More

1  Thank Graham B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This could be a beautiful, peaceful place, but the water company is doing extensive work around one of the car parks, I believe Bleach Green, I would avoid this and walk from the other car park. The lake is lovely and dotted with little beaches....More

Thank KAW687
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful scenery - nowhere near as busy as the more famous lakes like Windermere. Only walked part of the way around as the whole circular walk is quite long and parts of it are difficult to navigate (particularly if you don't have a head...More

1  Thank judyav2018
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Wether a stroll around the lake or a coast to coast walk, the beauty and senery in this area will be worth the effort! This walk around the lake can easily be done in a day.

1  Thank Krudance55
Reviewed 3 September 2018

A wonderful location for a peaceful walk round the lake just listening to the birds and rippling water; the mountains are awesome and inspiring

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely 6 mile walk round the lake . Mainly well trodden paths. Not hard work. A bit dodgy crossing anglers crag, Go equipped!

Thank wiggymarra
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The fine weather helped to show off the beauty of Ennerdale Water. Worth the time to get there and have a stroll or picnic.

Thank JunieB2013
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I did the 6.5 mile walk around the lake.It really is beautiful but beware Angler’s crag.Despite other posts it is NOT “easy”. It’s a steep climb up slippery rock above a 20 foot drop to the lake! Otherwise great views and OK...More

3  Thank DaveThomasLeicester
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Stayed in the Longmoor Head B&B which was a perfect location for this leg of the C2C - great accomodation and lovely helpful hosts

Thank Dave P
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1 August 2018|
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Response from alisdair t | Reviewed this property |
No. Car parking is free, but there are donation boxes. I always drop a couple of pound in if there a while