"Wast Water" Lake District National Park Things to Do Tip by catkin

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  Wast water
by catkin

Wast water is the deepest Lake in the Lake District and is over looked by Scafell pike which at 3206feet is Englands highest mountain. There is only one narrow road which runs up the north side of the lake but there are passing places and small car paks where tourists can stop for a picnic or to admire the magnificent screes which disappear into the water on the opposite side.
Wast water always seems remote to me but it is a truly magnificent place.
At the top end of the Lake there is a terrific pub, I think it is the King George IV, which has the largest selection of whiskies you would probably ever see. Great if you are a whisky drinker!

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  • Updated Mar 10, 2004
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