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Discover the most beautiful lakes in the areas you love the most. Simply browse our collection of Highlights below — and see all of the information you’ll need to get you there on your next adventure.

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Buttermere, Allerdale
Kerry, Munster
London, Greater London
Derwent, High Peak
Coniston, South Lakeland
Saddleworth, Oldham
Leekfrith, Staffordshire Moorlands
Kerry, Munster
Aviemore, Highlands
Saddleworth, Oldham
Borrowdale, Allerdale
Nethy Bridge, Highlands
North Turton, Blackburn with Darwen
Llandygai, Gwynedd
Hayfield, High Peak
Strathfillan, Stirling
Strathblane, Stirling
Llanfoist Fawr, Monmouthshire
Tanworth In Arden, Stratford-On-Avon
Delamere, Cheshire West and Chester
Balloch And Haldane, West Dunbartonshire
Sutton-Under-Whitestonecliffe, Hambleton
Beddgelert, Gwynedd
Craven, Yorkshire And The Humber
Aviemore, Highlands
Windermere And Bowness, South Lakeland
Llanfihangel-Y-Pennant, Gwynedd
Buttermere, Allerdale
Calke, South Derbyshire
Patterdale, Eden
Burley, New Forest
Ennerdale And Kinniside, Copeland
Ballater And Crathie, North East Scotland
Buchanan, Stirling
Capel Curig Community, Conwy
Nethy Bridge, Highlands
Hampshire, South East England
Llanddeusant, Carmarthenshire
Keswick, Allerdale
Threlkeld, Eden
Nethy Bridge, Highlands
Rhayader, Powys
Seaton Valley, North East England
Charlesworth, High Peak
Llywel, South Wales
Buchanan, Stirling

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There’s nothing quite like the feeling of dangling your feet into a cool lake after a day out on the trails. Except for maybe jumping in completely — but that depends on the season. When you’re looking for a specific type of lake, though, that’s when it can get tricky. You may want to visit a lake for the purpose of hiking around its shores, or maybe you’re looking for a spot to go for a dip. Maybe you’re looking for a lake to serve as a picnic point along a longer hike or ride, or maybe you want to rent a boat and spend a day on the water. Whatever type of lake you’re looking for — we’ve collected all of the top lake Highlights for you as recommended by the komoot community. Simply filter by region and scroll through the results — and view representative photos (you won’t find any airbrushing here!), helpful tips and suggested routes so you can more easily add them to your next trip.

Our list of the best lakes is based on the community’s favorite Highlights in their region. As every entry has been contributed by the community, for the community, you can plan a Tour to any of our lakes safe in the knowledge that what you’re going to visit is a real place people love. Know of a lake that should be on this list but isn’t? Get exploring with komoot for iOS and Android now and share your own Highlights with the community!

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