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Welcome to Windermere

Welcome to Windermere

🚢 Explore Lake Windermere by boat – services from Bowness, Ambleside & Lakeside.

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Self-drive motor boat hire

Self-drive motor boat hire

Discover the beauty of Lake Windermere at your own pace, safely in your own space. Open today in Bowness & Waterhead.

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Beat the crowds

Beat the crowds

Please leave plenty of time for your journey to Bowness/Ambleside - we'd hate you to miss your boat.

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Work on Windermere

Work on Windermere

Join our team in 2021! Permanent & seasonal positions now available.

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More space to enjoy the views

More space to enjoy the views

We've changed the way we work to keep customers and colleagues safe.

SAFETY MEASURES ON BOARD
Private cruise for your family or social bubble

Private cruise for your family or social bubble

Escape to the lake with your family - on your very own skippered boat.

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Explore Windermere, England's largest lake by boat

Spectacular Lake District views from on board our regular services from Bowness, Ambleside & Lakeside piers

Welcome to Windermere Lake Cruises - the perfect way to explore the 10.5 miles of Windermere by boat.

Windermere is England’s largest lake, in the heart of the Lake District. We offer stunning boat services every day on historic 'steamers' and modern launches.

No matter where you start your journey, be it Bowness, Ambleside or Lakeside the spectacular voyage gives the traveller magnificent views of mountain scenery, secluded bays and the many wooded islands.

Boat Services

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You can view timetables and book your tickets online.

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