Here is the Launch coming into Hawse End. Bleaberry Fell is in the background. We are fortunate in that the launches are the largest motorised transport allowed on Derwentwater, and a speed limit prevents past-times like water-skiing which would disturb the general air of tranquillity.
Ashness, Falcon Crag and Bleaberry fell from the
Brandelhow landing stage.
The top end of the lake also has some boggy bits for dogs to wallow in....
Pictures of Derwentwater in deepest winter (but
compare the sunny scenes elsewhere on this page, many taken in
lake sometimes freezes all over, but not so much in recent years.
The last two pictures were taken in 2006, when we had ice on about half
of the lake for a day and night.
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© P. G. R. Rigg 13/09/2004