Queen of the Lakes: Derwentwater

Derwentwater, Lake District (April 2012).

Just south of Keswick in the Lake District sits the Queen of the Lakes, Derwentwater. This gentle beauty of a lake is about three miles long and a little over a mile wide.

The views in these photos can be seen by standing on a cliff about a half a mile past Ashness Packhorse Bridge. The location is not marked, but can be found just opposite a small parking lot. If you’re in the area, this slightly out-of-the-way viewpoint is worth the detour. And for an even closer look right now, just click on the photo above.


About satnavandcider

An American expat living in England, exploring the United Kingdom and Europe through five senses and a camera lens.
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