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Lake District

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Spectacular and varied lakeland landscape around Derwent Water

near Keswick, Cumbria

A view of Derwent Water lake on a sunny day with two children running and playing in the foreground

Planning your visit

Walkers setting out from Seatoller car park in Borrowdale, Lake District

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.

A family and their dog walking through the woodlands at Great Wood

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.

View of boats on Derwent Water on a sunny day

Upcoming events in Borrowdale and Derwent Water 

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

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland

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