Coniston Water (Cumbria)

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    Coniston Water is the third largest lake in the English Lake District, Cumbria.

    The lake is five miles long by half a mile wide, has a maximum depth of 184 feet, and covers an area of 1.89 square miles. The lake has an elevation of 143 feet above sea level and it drains to the sea via the River Crake.

    There are boat hire and sailing centres on Coniston Water so you can experience your own ‘Swallows and Amazons’ as this is where Arthur Ransome based his book.

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