Coniston Water


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Coniston Water

a lake in NW England, in Cumbria: scene of the establishment of world water speed records by Sir Malcolm Campbell (1939) and his son Donald Campbell (1959). Length: 8 km (5 miles)
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Safe House was filmed on the edges of Coniston Water, the same location that grimly provided a watery grave for Carol Ann Park (left), the victim in the notorious Lady In The Lake murder trial of 2005.
On Saturday, September 6, he and Neil Lucas, a 40-year-old builder, of Clayton West and Tim Schofield, a 40-year-old, police officer from Birdsedge, will attempt to swim the length of Coniston Water, a freezing five-and-a-quarter miles, for a charity very close to Dan's heart - The Paul Daisley Trust, in aid of bowel cancer.
The 86 foot long, 42-ton Steam Yacht Gondola can carry 86 passengers and plies Coniston Water throughout the summer, from April to October, doing daily half-lake cruises and special themed cruises four times a week.
Set in a lush green valley with views all around, the cottage is within easy reach of Coniston Water for boating, lake cruises and attractions.
1967: Donald Campbell was killed a split second before breaking his own water speed record in his jet-powered boat, the Bluebird K7, on Coniston Water in the Lake District.
Campbell died in 1967 when the jet-powered boat flipped and crashed on Coniston Water in the Lake District as he tried to break his world water speed record.
He was jailed for life last January and ordered to serve at least 15 years for bludgeoning his wife Carol to death with an ice axe in 1976, then dumping her in Coniston Water, Cumbria.
The victim, aged 20 to 30 and dubbed the Lady in the Lake, was found by divers 70ft under the surface of Coniston Water, Cumbria.
These tools will help to perfect the design of large, honeycomb sandwich panels that will bear the brunt of the loads hitting the Quicksilver craft as it races across the surface of Coniston Water, located in the Lake District of England.
Cowes marina, Isle of Wight | Cowes marina, Isle of Wight Mother's Day at Coniston Water SEVENTEENTH century Rose Cottage, which sleeps four, near Coniston Water and village in Cumbria's Lake District is available for an Easter break from April 5, 12 or 19 priced from PS895 per week (PS224pppw).
1967: Donald Campbell, son of Sir Malcolm Campbell, died while attempting to break the world water speed record in his Bluebird craft on Coniston Water in the Lake District.
He set his world record on Coniston Water in the Lake District, where Donald Campbell died in a crash in 1967 trying to break the world water speed record.