Derwentwater LakeNatural phenomenon , Natural environment
Derwent Water Lake
Derwentwater or Derwent Water in the online camera is one of the main lakes of the Lake District National Park in the northwest of England. The reservoir in the webcam is located in the Borough of Allerdale, Cumbria.
Derwent Water, shown live, lies directly south of the city of Keswick, where there is also a live camera on the Baltic Live Cam website. The lake is fed and drained by the Derwent River. Its length is 4.8 km, width – 1.6 km and depth – 22 m. In the reservoir, which you see in the web camera, there are several islands, one of them is inhabited. The building, located on Derwent Island, was built in the 18th century and is a leased property of the National Trust, open to the public five days a year.
As you can clearly see in the live camera, Derwentwater online is very picturesque. The lake is surrounded by green hills covered with dense forest. A regular passenger boat runs here, transporting tourists between landing sites.
There are seven marinas on the shore of Derwent Water in the online broadcast, the most popular of which are marinas for yachts: Keswick, Portinscale and Lodore Falls. Recreational boating is the main tourist activity in this region. There is also a network of footpaths in the hills and forests around the lake in the webcam.
County of Cumbria and the Lake District
As mentioned above, Derwent Water is part of the Lake District. This is the most inspiring and picturesque place in England. Sixteen lakes are scattered over a vast territory, among an almost alpine landscape, the most popular of them are: Windermere, Coniston Water, Ullswater, Bassenthwaite, Derrwent in the webcam.
In addition to the natural beauty in Cumbria, where the live broadcast comes from, there are other interesting sights.
Old Dungeon Ghyll, Langdale – A favorite stopover for hikers with cozy rooms, stone floors and open fires;
Brentwood – John Ruskin’s home, spectacularly located on Coniston Water;
Go Ape is a cable car in the Grizedale Forest, especially loved by extreme people.
Castlerigg Circle, Keswick – Prehistoric stones in the most beautiful place;
Honister Pass with a 300-year-old slate mine where you can climb the extraordinary Via Ferrata;
House of Wordsworth, Cockermouth – invites you to plunge into the atmosphere of the 18th century in the birthplace of William Wordsworth;
The Rum Story, Whitehaven – West Cumbria’s Most Unusual Museum;
Carlisle Castle is a powerful fortress towering over the center of the county.
Cumbria, where the webcam is located, is situated on the northwest coast and the mountainous terrain of the county makes this region the wettest part of England. It is also quite windy here. The average temperature in the county in January is about 3 C, and in July 15 C. Snow rarely falls in Cumbria.