Guide to the Lakes

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Derwentwater lies immediately to the south of the popular lakeland town of Keswick. Surrounded by a mountain vista, the lake is studded with islands and used by many boats, including the Keswick Launches which provide a waterbus service around the lake, ferrying walkers and tourists between various landing stages. Two marinas on the Portinscale side of the lake provide water sports facilities such as kayaking and windsurfing.

Map showing Derwentwater