Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Derwentwater, a lake of Cumberland, called also Keswick Lake, in the vale of Keswick, having a length of three miles from Skiddaw in the north to the hills of Borrowdale in the south, and an average breadth of 1-1/2 miles. There are many islands, and fish are abundant, especially perch. In the N.E. is the cascade of Lodore, commemorated by Southey.