Derwentwater

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Derwentwater
Keswick, UK Source: Jonny Gios / Unsplash

Derwentwater is a real gem of the British countryside! It’s surrounded by hills and mountains that are just too gorgeous for words. Whether you’re looking for some adventure or just want to chill, this place has got everything you need. Trust me, it’s seriously worth a visit!

The lake is named after the River Derwent, which flows into the lake from the high fells of Borrowdale. The name “Derwent” is derived from the Celtic word “derventio,” meaning “oak trees by a river.”

The lake itself is approximately 3 miles long and 1 mile wide and is surrounded by stunning scenery, including Skiddaw, the fourth-highest mountain in England.

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