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    About Canterbury Lake
    Cumberland County, Tennessee

    Canterbury Lake is located in Cumberland County, just seven miles from Crossville, Tennessee. Knoxville is under 90 miles away, making it the perfect daycation option.

    Two Cumberland Medical Center locations are within 10 miles of the lake, and the McGhee Tyson Airport is under 90 miles away.

    Residents can find shopping at the Crossville Outlet Center and enjoy the numerous local restaurants, such as The Pour House and Ah Mah & Son Asian Eatery.

    A Small Gem

    Coming in at 47 acres, Canterbury Lake has a rustic charm, with all of the benefits of a larger lake with the calm serenity of a small community.

    With a Tennessee fishing license, you can catch one of the numerous fish species in the lake, including largemouth bass, walleye, and catfish. You can also take your boat out for a spin on the lake.

    Activities in Cumberland

    For fans of the outdoors, Cumberland Mountain State Park offers a multitude of activities from hiking, swimming, kayaking, and boating.

    For fans of model railroads (or generally interested parties), the Model Railroad Exhibit by the Crossville Model Railroad Club offers over 4,500 square feet of working models and a railroad museum.

    For more conventional museums, the Military Memorial Museum and the Homestead Tower Museum are big hits.

    Wine enthusiasts should check out the Stonehaus Winery for their selections of local wines, cheeses, and fudges.

    Visit Knoxville

    The nearby area of Knoxville is bustling with an abundance of sights and experiences for residents and visitors.

    The Knoxville Zoo is one very popular attraction. Here, guests can see a variety of exotic animals, including red pandas and Malayan tigers.

    Another popular attraction is the Star of Knoxville Riverboat, where guests can take a riverboat tour with beautiful sights, enjoy an on-deck dinner, and even host parties.

    A Canterbury Fairy Tale

    Canterbury Lake offers the serenity of private lake life, along with the convenience of local communities and activities. You’ll be sure to tell tales of this lake long after you see it!