Example sentences for: derwent

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  • Names of apples like cleopatra and democrat, of potatoes like bintje, black derwent, and kennebec, carry a Tasmanian stamp (in Australia at any rate), as does the mutton bird (the shearwater, Puffinus tenuirostris )—which has given Tasmanian English the verb mutton bird or in its abbreviated form bird, as well as lexical oddities like dizz (`cook a mutton bird') for those foolhardy enough to contemplate such a feat.

  • The local tourist information centres at Windermere, Derwent Water, Ullswater, and Coniston Water have comprehensive information.

  • At Lake Windermere, Derwent Water, and Ullswater you can rent rowboats (most are big enough for a family of four).

  • At Bowness and Waterhead (Lake Windermere) you will find them lined up next to the ferry piers; at Derwent Water they are found at Lakeside.

  • In addition, the National Trust produces a free “Lake User’s Guide” for the following lakes: Ullswater, Coniston, Windermere, Bassenthwaite, and Derwent Water; these booklets have all the information you need to enjoy the water safely.


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