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Here are the 26 lakes we have listed within United Kingdom - compared by Longest Shorelines.

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Lake Name Shoreline length in miles Lake Description
Strangford Lough
(Northern Ireland, United Kingdom)
100 Strangford Lough Pictures Strangford Lough Message Forums Also known as: Strangford Lake, Loch Cuan, Strangford
Strangford Lough (Lake) is a 37,066-acre inland, tidal, salt water lake off the east coast of County Down in Northern Ireland. Separated from the Irish Sea by the Ards Peninsula, the lake is almost totally landlocked. An eight-mile long, fast-running channel known as the Narrows leads into the more ...
Loch Lomond
(Scotland, United Kingdom)
95 Loch Lomond Pictures Loch Lomond Message Forums Also known as: Lake Lomond
Due to its stunningly beautiful location, Loch Lomond is one of the more popular lochs or lakes in Western Scotland. Although not the longest lake at 24 miles (39 kilometers) in length, it is the largest expanse of fresh water in Scotland. With a surface area of 17,544 acres (71 square kilometers), ...
Loch Awe
(Scotland, United Kingdom)
80 Loch Awe Pictures Loch Awe Message Forums Also known as: Lake Awe
Scenic Loch Awe is located in central Scotland's Argyll and Bute Council region. Renowned for its trout fishing, the lake is a fantastic holiday getaway for anglers and also offers numerous islands, castle ruins, and open water for paddling, boating and exploring. Kilchurn Castle, one of the most photographed ...
Lough Neagh
(Northern Ireland, United Kingdom)
78 Lough Neagh Pictures Lough Neagh Message Forums Also known as: Lake Neagh, The Lough
Nestled in the heart of Northern Ireland, Lough (Lake) Neagh is the largest freshwater lake in the British Isles. Covering over 96,800 acres with beautiful water for exciting outdoor recreation and sightseeing, the lake is popular with tourists from around the world. In addition to tourism, eel fishing ...
Loch Shiel
(Scotland, United Kingdom)
48 Loch Shiel Pictures Loch Shiel Message Forums Also known as: Loch Seile
Surrounded by one of the few remaining areas of true wilderness in Scotland, the picturesque scenery around Scotland's Loch Shiel has been featured in movies such as Harry Potter and Highlander. Loch Shiel is a natural freshwater lake formed from a retreating glacier at the end of the last ice age nearly ...
Loch Shin
(Scotland, United Kingdom)
38 Loch Shin Pictures Loch Shin Message Forums Loch Shin is a long and narrow glacial lake located in County Sutherland, part of the Scottish Highlands. This freshwater loch measures about 17.5 miles (28.2-kilometers) long with a maximum width of only one mile (2.2 kilometers). Loch Shin is oriented in a general northwest to southeast direction, ...
Loch Ericht
(Scotland, United Kingdom)
37 Loch Ericht Pictures Loch Ericht Message Forums Also known as: Lake Ericht
Hidden in the shadow of Ben Alder Munro or Mountain, Loch Ericht is a beautiful freshwater lake on the border between Perth and Kinross and the Highlands Council areas of Scotland. At 5,532 acres (22.39 square km), Loch Ericht is one of the less commercialized lakes in the region which makes it the ...
Loch Maree
(Scotland, United Kingdom)
31 Loch Maree Pictures Loch Maree Message Forums Remote, desolate, historic, beautiful: all of these describe Loch Maree. Located in the Highlands and Morey Region of Northwestern Scotland, Loch Maree is the fourth largest Loch in Scotland and the largest north of Loch Lomond. Fed by the Kinlochewe River and multiple smaller rivers, it forms the headwaters ...
Loch Morar
(Scotland, United Kingdom)
27 Loch Morar Pictures Loch Morar Message Forums The deepest loch in the western Highlands of Scotland is beautiful Loch Morar. Gouged from the rock by glaciers, this water body reaches the extreme depth of 1,017 feet - deeper than most of the seabed off Scotland's west coast. This rugged area has been called "the highlands of the Highlands." The ...
Loch Rannoch
(Scotland, United Kingdom)
22 Loch Rannoch Pictures Loch Rannoch Message Forums Nestled in the Perth and Kinross region of the Scottish Highlands, Loch Rannoch is a glacial freshwater lake often considered to be the most beautiful place in Scotland. Located near the center of Scotland, the lake is convenient to Scots and appealing to travelers from abroad. Loch Rannoch is a long, ...
Ullswater
(England, United Kingdom)
22 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 ...
Loch Assynt
(Scotland, United Kingdom)
16 Loch Assynt Pictures Loch Assynt Message Forums Hidden away in a remote corner of Northwestern Scotland, Loch Assynt offers a scenic vista consisting of nearly 2,000 acres of sparkling cold waters, several nearby mountains, a castle in ruins, a small settlement and plenty of solitude. The nearly 300-feet deep loch connects to the North Atlantic via ...
Llyn Brenig
(Wales, United Kingdom)
14 Llyn Brenig Message Forums Also known as: Lake Brenig, Llyn Brenig Reservoir
Llyn (Lake) Brenig is a sparkling 920-acre (3.7 square kilometer) reservoir located in North Wales, in the heart of the Denbigh moors. Nestled between the counties of Conwy and Denbighshire, the reservoir is used to manage the flow of the River Dee as part of the River Dee regulation system. In conjunction ...
Loch Duich
(Scotland, United Kingdom)
14 Loch Duich Pictures Loch Duich Message Forums Mysterious and romantic, beautiful Loch Duich holds a special place in the history and hearts of Scotland's West Highlands. Loch Duich featured prominently in the 1719 Battle of Glen Shiel between British government troops and an alliance of Jacobites and Spaniards, resulting in a victory for the British ...
Coniston Water
(England, United Kingdom)
13 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 ...
Lake Vyrnwy
(Wales, United Kingdom)
12 Lake Vyrnwy Pictures Lake Vyrnwy Message Forums Also known as: Llyn Efyrnwy, Vyrnwy Reservoir
Lake Vyrnwy (Llyn Efyrnwy in Welsh) is a beautiful man-made reservoir constructed in 1888 to provide the City of Liverpool with a reliable and plentiful source of fresh water. Just south of Snowdonia in the county of Powys in Mid Wales, the 1,122-acre (4.54 square kilometer) lake is today managed by ...
Bassenthwaite Lake
(England, United Kingdom)
11 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)
10 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 ...
Ladybower Reservoir
(England, United Kingdom)
7 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. ...
Llangorse Lake
(Wales, United Kingdom)
5 Llangorse Lake Message Forums Also known as: Llangors Lake, Lake Syfaddan, Lyn Syfaddan
Sitting within Brecon Beacons National Park, Llangorse Lake stands as the largest natural lake in South Wales and second largest in the principality of Wales. Also found under the names Llangors Lake, Lake Syfaddan, and Lyn Syfaddan, the lake has long been noted for its diversity of plant and animal ...
Buttermere
(England, United Kingdom)
3 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)
2 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 ...
Brotherswater
(England, United Kingdom)
1 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 ...
Crag Lough
(England, United Kingdom)
1 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 ...
Grindon Lough
(England, United Kingdom)
1 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 ...

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