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Lake District, Buttermere, Cockermouth, England
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All reviews lake district honister pass round the lake lovely walk stunning views an easy walk car park fleetwith pike half way hour walk an ice cream crummock water fish inn public toilets bridge hotel walk around the pub
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Buttermere is a fabulous lake that offers a less strenuous walk as it is nearly all level; well no big climbs anyway. It holds spectacular views and a peace and tranquility that is quite special. It is popular and you will meet a number of...More

Thank Dannykimweed
Reviewed 2 days ago

but not for the faint hearted driver which ever end you enter from. Caution is needed but rewarded with stunning views

Thank chris c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty lake and surrounding hills. Great walks for all abilities. Good facilities including car parking, public toilets, pubs, hotels and cafes

Thank Hertsgirl99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Buttermere and at first thought I'd took the wrong road as it was pretty much single track all the way, but I later found it's the same going out. It was pretty quiet when we went in October but I'd imagine it would...More

Thank AndersSanders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Talking to a a nice National Trust chap for whom we opened the gate, he suggested two walks. One takes 2.5hrs around the entire lake or for us tourists of limited stamina a stroll around so far before returning to the car park. It was...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe I'm biased as Buttermere lake and the surrounding countryside is my favourite place in the wonderful Lake District but is there anywhere more picturesque, more stunning or more impressive? OK, parking isn't cheap in Buttermere village but given that you can spend a full...More

1  Thank Suratrichard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for the lake, which has good views and a path that can be followed all around the lake, very good area for photographers or for relaxing in a picturesque setting The village itself is very picturesque and has a couple of tea...More

Thank Jeff61uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Buttermere must be one of the most stunning locations in the Lake District. The walk around the lake is very easy for any ability. About 4-4.5 miles. Very good paths with a nice coffee hut at the half way point. Only £1.50 for a good...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thought a trip to a part of the lakes we had never been Buttermere. Lovely quaint place. Beautiful country side with stunning views of the fells. however parking is expensive and the toilets are 30p (no change given). The bridge at the river is not...More

Thank Vonnybag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove up on a sunny morning and it took us about an hour and 10 form Windermere. The roads get a bit narrow and we got stuck behind an SUV with big brake lights. There are plenty of passing places but you can't account for...More

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9 September 2018|
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Response from Deni r | Reviewed this property |
I am not really sure as its a couple of years since we walked the full lake, however I do remember at that time having to climb down a steep bank to get to the lake side to commence walk back (I hear now that we should have... More
9 September 2018|
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Response from Shed1965 | Reviewed this property |
No, it is really only suitable for walkers
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18 June 2018|
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Response from colinmpipe | Reviewed this property |
There are buses but as we had a car I didn't take much notice of how frequent the buses were. I should thin it is 45 mins to an hour by car