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Here are the 9 lakes we have listed within United Kingdom > England - compared by Largest Lakes - Water Volume.

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Lake Name Volume in acre-feet Lake Description
Lake Windermere
(England, United Kingdom)
251,321 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)
180,789 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 ...
Coniston Water
(England, United Kingdom)
91,854 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 ...
Derwentwater
(England, United Kingdom)
23,511 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 ...
Bassenthwaite Lake
(England, United Kingdom)
22,619 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 ...
Ladybower Reservoir
(England, United Kingdom)
22,538 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)
12,323 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 ...
Brotherswater
(England, United Kingdom)
1,216 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 ...
Loughrigg Tarn
(England, United Kingdom)
405 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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