Get ahead with Windermere Lake Cruises

Get ahead with Windermere Lake Cruises

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Recruitment Information

Windermere Lake Cruises is the largest tourist attraction in Cumbria and employs a wide variety of permanent, specialist and seasonal staff.

As well as offering an impressive range of roles, all our employees enjoy great benefits, flexible working practices and get to work in a stunning location in the heart of The Lake District. If you’d like to work on and around England’s largest lake, have the enthusiasm to provide a world-class service and provide a unique customer experience then please get in touch.

Current positions available:


Mechanic/Fitter (permanent position based on and around Windermere)

We are looking to recruit a new key member of staff into our maintenance department.

We’re looking for an experienced multi-skilled Mechanic/Fitter to help maintain our fleet of vessels and associated shore based facilities. Experience of diesel engines, generators and/or electric motors and batteries would be an advantage.

We can offer a competitive salary and benefits package together with stability and the opportunity to progress your career. Working as part of a team this is a key role in ensuring the day-to-day preventative maintenance and repair of our vessels and that they are maintained to the highest standards. You will help ensure that our vessels continue operating on England’s longest lake. The role offers variety and flexibility and includes some on-call responsibilities. 

How to apply


General Assistant at The Pier Cafe/Bar

We're looking to recruit general assistants to join the team in this bustling cafe/bar on Ambleside Pier. 

We're looking for friendly, outgoing staff who are keen to make international and local customers feel welcome in this beautiful location on Lake Windermere.

  • Rate of pay (18+) £7.50 per hour

How to apply

How to apply

Please complete the application form and then send to:


Telephone: 015394 43360

or post to:

Windermere Lake Cruises Ltd Winander House Glebe Road Bowness-on-Windermere Cumbria LA23 3HE

* 📷 - Mechanic/Fitter - Photo used under Creative Commons Licence