One of the less visited lakes, Crummock Water is smaller than it's siblings, at only 4km long, although it does boast Scale Force, the highest waterfall in the Lake District at 51.8m (170ft) It's also the source of the River Cocker, which ends at Cockermouth.
It's thought the name is a derivative of the Celtic word 'crumbaco', or 'Crooked one', which probably refers to the shape of the lake. The lake is owned by the National Trust - they allow fishing and boating but there are limitations to protect the local environment, so please check with them for the latest updates.
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