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 cannabis farm police discovered in an address on Derwentwater Terrace, South Shields
Thankfully, the Derwentwater Room enables guests to live like an earl rather than a condemned traitor and, as well as having a super king-sized four-poster bed and sofa bed, there's a delightful period fireplace and window step set into the seven foot-thick walls.
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.
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.
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.
A 15-minute walk from the main street leads to Derwentwater, a stunning lake that is three miles long.
The valley is home to Derwentwater and close to Buttermere, just beyond the dramatic Honister Pass.