Take in 'Swallows and Amazons' landscapes on a relaxing cruise

Derwentwater, Cumbria

Take a trip around the landscape used in the film ‘Swallows and Amazons’ and discover what inspired Arthur Ransome to write his famous book.

Derwentwater is the third largest of Cumbria’s lakes and the deepest point measures 75 feet. Join Keswick Launch on a cruise of the spectacular lake, used as one of the filming locations in both the 1974 and 2016 Swallows and Amazons films (as well as a recent famous sci-fi movie).

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