Coniston Water in the English county of Cumbria is the third-largest lake in the Lake District by volume (after Windermere and Ullswater), and the fifth-largest by area. It is five miles long by half a mile wide (8 km by 800 m), has a maximum depth of 184 feet (56 m), and covers an area of 1.89 square miles (4.9 km2). The lake has an elevation of 143 feet (44 m) above sea level. It drains to the sea via the River Crake.Before you visit Coniston, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
Tours To Coniston Water
The High Adventure: Full Day Mountain Goat High Mountain Passes Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $63
Duration: 8 hours
Beatrix Potter: Morning Half Day All-Inclusive Tour with an Expert Guide BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $80
Duration: 4 hours
The Lakes Photography Tour from Windermere BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $531
Duration: 7 hours
Coniston Water Reviews
Coniston is a beautiful lake to visit at any time of the year. We were there shortly before Christmas in the cold and rain but despite the weather, the was a raw beauty about the area. The Old Man... more »
I love sitting in the cafe and looking out over the lake and think of its history watching nature and the wildlife. more »
You of my favourite lakes in Lake District. Surrounded by woods and mountains. Few campsites on the side of the lake. Boat cruise available on the lake.
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