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Here are the 14 lakes we have listed within United Kingdom > England - compared by Largest Lakes - Acres.

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Lake Name Area in acres Lake Description
Lake District
(England, United Kingdom)
18,175 Lake District Pictures Lake District Message Forums Also known as: The Lake, Lakeland
Holiday in England's Lake District, and you will find sparkling lakes set amidst stunning mountain scenery, wild heather carpeting gently rolling hills, and green fields surrounding pastoral farmland and historic villages. Located along the country's northwest coast, in the county of Cumbria, the Lake ...
Lake Windermere
(England, United Kingdom)
3,648 Lake Windermere Pictures Lake Windermere Message Forums Also known as: Windermere, The Lake District
Lake Windermere is the largest natural lake in England, covering more than 3,600 acres (1,476 hectares) in northwest England's famous Lake District. Called simply Windermere by many, it has enjoyed a wide popularity among travelers for more than 160 years. In 1847, the Kendal and Windermere Railway ...
Ullswater
(England, United Kingdom)
2,199 Ullswater Pictures Ullswater Message Forums Also known as: Ullswater Lake, The Lake District
Cumbria, in northwest England's famous Lake District, is home to diverse natural features that attract visitors from near and far. Ullswater, a natural freshwater lake, is one of those unmatched attractions that lures travelers from around the world. The area that Ullswater meanders through is scenic ...
Bassenthwaite Lake
(England, United Kingdom)
1,310 Bassenthwaite Lake Pictures Bassenthwaite Lake Message Forums Also known as: Bass Lake, Bassenwater, Broadwater, The Lake District
Bassenthwaite Lake is a scenic peaceful lake located in England's Lake District. In this land of many lakes, Bassenthwaite Lake is the only body of water to actually be called a lake. Neighboring water bodies are called waters, meres, tarns or reservoirs. A protected National Nature Reserve and designated ...
Derwentwater
(England, United Kingdom)
1,285 Derwentwater Pictures Derwentwater Message Forums Also known as: Derwent Water, Derwentwater Lake, The Lake District
Cumbria, in northwest England, is home to Lake District National Park, established in 1951. All of the land in England that exceeds an elevation of 3,000 feet (914.4 meters) can be found in this national park, which is the country's largest. Derwentwater, also sometimes called Derwent Water or Derwentwater ...
Coniston Water
(England, United Kingdom)
1,210 Coniston Water Pictures Coniston Water Message Forums Also known as: Conison Lake, Coniston, Thurston Water, The Lake District
Coniston Water is in England's Lake District, its spectacular landscapes making it an impressive tourist attraction in its own right. However, Coniston Water has an infamous history that makes it an even more interesting holiday location: Several water-based speed records were set and broken here during ...
Ladybower Reservoir
(England, United Kingdom)
520 Ladybower Reservoir Pictures Ladybower Reservoir Message Forums Also known as: Ladybower Lake
The hunter waits patiently for the birds to emerge at Ladybower Reservoir. There is a rustle then the grouse break cover, their wings thrumming and beating their escape. Unable to get a shot but hardly disappointed, the hunter climbs from the tuff and stone blind and surveys the landscape around him. ...
Buttermere
(England, United Kingdom)
222 Buttermere Pictures Buttermere Message Forums Also known as: The Lake District
Located among the western lakes in England's Lake District, ruggedly beautiful Buttermere is one of a chain of three spectacular lakes. Running from northwest to southeast, Loweswater (148 acres), Crummock Water (618 acres) and Buttermere (222 acres) provide some of Lakeland's most stunning scenes of ...
Greenlee Lough
(England, United Kingdom)
111 Greenlee Lough Message Forums Also known as: Roman Wall Loughs
Located in Northumberland National Park, Greenlee Lough is Northumberland County's largest natural lake. Considered one of the Roman Wall Loughs, Greenlee sits in close proximity to Hadrian's Wall, one of England's historic treasures. The lake area is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest ...
Bluebell Lakes
(England, United Kingdom)
50 Bluebell Lakes Message Forums Fishing is serious sport in Great Britain: Bluebell Lakes is one of the favored places to engage in this sport. With few natural lakes, the English countryside is home to prized small waterways brimming with fish. Historical estates often included a small pond dug into the marshy fen or captured from ...
Brotherswater
(England, United Kingdom)
47 Brotherswater Pictures Brotherswater Message Forums Also known as: Brothers Water, Broad Water, The Lake District
Surrounded by green fields, grazing sheep and scenic hillsides, Brotherswater is found in northwest England's Lake District National Park. At 47 acres there is some controversy as to whether Brotherswater is one of the smallest lakes or largest tarns (mountain lake) found in the Lake District. Tucked ...
Grindon Lough
(England, United Kingdom)
22 Grindon Lough Message Forums Grindon Lough is a beautiful country lake found among the hills and dales of North East England. Set within the southern boundary of Northumberland National Park, Grindon Lough is managed as a National Nature Reserve by Northumberland Wildlife Trust. There is no public access to the lake, but birdwatchers ...
Crag Lough
(England, United Kingdom)
18 Crag Lough Pictures Crag Lough Message Forums Also known as: Roman Wall Loughs
Set within the southern end of England's Northumberland National Park, Crag Lough is one of three lakes known as the Roman Wall Loughs. The cliffs that rise above Crag Lough's southern shore support remains of historic Hadrian's Wall, attracting hikers and sightseers from around the world. Combining ...
Loughrigg Tarn
(England, United Kingdom)
17 Loughrigg Tarn Pictures Loughrigg Tarn Message Forums Also known as: Diana's Looking Glass
Loughrigg Tarn is a charming country lake set in northwest England's Lake District National Park. The calm water of this peaceful lake mirrors wooded fells and the peaks of nearby Langdale Pikes. Found within easy driving distance of Grasmere Lake to the north and Windermere Lake to the south, Loughrigg ...

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