Derwentwater


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Derwentwater

a lake in NW England, in Cumbria in the Lake District. Area: about 8 sq. km (3 sq. miles)
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The opening of the new attraction coincided with the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth and with the unveiling of the first new jetty on Derwentwater for scheduled boat services in more than 50 years.
Karl Hay, 42, of of Derwentwater Road, Gateshead, admitted breaching the peace in Gateshead on October 25.
He also built a fort on Derwentwater island and would get locals to attack it at an annual regatta - while he fired cannons at them, of course.
Other stops on the Rambler route include Hawse End, where you can take a 4km walk below Cat Bells and above the road which traces the shore of Derwentwater.
It's also a great place to stop as it includes a coffee shop and well-stocked bar and is right next to Derwentwater.
For many of them, including Thomas Hearne, whose Derwentwater, from Skiddaw is included in the exhibition, the Lake District was an escape from the densely populated cities.
Competitors from the Original Mountain Marathon shelter at Cockermouth School, in Cumbria Picture: ANNA GOWTHORPE; A competitor at the fells; A flooded Derwentwater, after the torrents of rain
If it's a boat trip you fancy, head back to awein spiring Derwentwater where you have a choice of rowing or motor boat.
Visitors can glimpse the Potters' holiday home, Lingholm, from the footpath between Derwentwater boat stops Nichol End and Hawes End.
We invite you to come and visit our current premises on Derwentwater Road on Tuesdays 31 May, 7 June from 2-7pm; Wednesdays 1, 8 June from 10am-5pm; Sundays 5, 12 June from 10.
Next day we traced a gentle circuit from the hotel to Grange and along part of the Cumbrian Way, looking up Derwentwater and across what was a flooded path on my last visit.