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Lake District

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Spectacular and varied lakeland landscape around Derwent Water

near Keswick, Cumbria

View over Derwent Water towards Cat Bells from Derwent Island House on a clear winter's day

Planning your visit

A family return to their car after a winter walk in the Lake District. Two children sit in the open boot of the car as they remove their muddy boots with the help of two adults.

Car parks in Borrowdale and Derwent Water 

There are nine National Trust car parks in Borrowdale and Derwent Water to choose from. Find out how to find them and how much parking costs.

View of Derwent House from Derwent Island on Derwent Water under a clear blue sky, Lake District

Visiting Derwent Island and House 

Derwent Island and House are open to visitors five days a year. Find out all your need to know about the visit and how to get the most out of your day.

Two people and their dog by the shore of Derwent Water in winter, set against a mountainous backdrop

Visiting Borrowdale and Derwent Water with your dog 

Borrowdale and Derwent Water has a one paw print rating. Find out all you need to know about bringing your furry side-kick on an adventure around the lake shore, in the valleys and up the fells.

Hikers climbing Great Gable on a cloudy spring day with mountain views all around

Upcoming events in Borrowdale and Derwent Water 

Find out what events we have coming up in Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Visitors descending a path through the Rock Garden at Cragside, Northumberland


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