Bassenthwaite Lake


Keswick, CA12 5, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Owned by the National Park Authority, Bassenthwaite Lake is regarded as Cumbria’s most northern lake that supports a good stock of brown trout. Other species present include roach and large pike, which offer excellent experience for coarse anglers.

This water is one of the only 2 lakes in Britain to have vendace, of the same family as salmon and trout.

What size do the fish go to?

We couldn’t  find any information about the size of fish present in this fishery.

What tactics work well?

We couldn’t find any information about the tactics that work well for fishing on site.

What facilities are on site?

There is a small open-air theatre on site. Boating and parking facilities are also available.

Is parking available?

Parking is available on site.

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