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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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Freedom of the Lake® ticket

Freedom of the Lake® ticket

See all of Lake Windermere on one easy ticket. Freedom of the Lake is valid for 24 hours on all our routes.

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Wedding Charters

Wedding Charters

Hire a private boat for your wedding or special event

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Great North Swim Shuttle

Great North Swim Shuttle

Special boats to get you to the start/finish line at Brockhole on 10-12 June.

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Great for groups

Great for groups

Explore our range of group packages and rates for 20 passengers or more

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Explore Windermere, England's largest lake by boat

Spectacular Lake District views from on board our regular cruises from Ambleside, Brockhole, Bowness & Lakeside.

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.

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You can view timetables and book your tickets online.

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