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Enjoy the finest views from England’s largest lake

Enjoy the finest views from England’s largest lake

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Have the perfect day out with Windermere Lake Cruises

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Our cruises changed on Monday 19 July.

Instead of allocated ticketed seating, we switched back to cruises with flexible day tickets (like we used to 😀).
You choose the outbound and return departures you want on the day.
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No matter where you start your journey, be it Ambleside, Brockhole, Bowness or Lakeside Pier, you’ll be treated to stunning views of mountain scenery, secluded bays and the many wooded islands.


Mountain views from Windermere

Scenic Cruises

Stunningly scenic trips on Lake Windermere, departing daily from Ambleside, Bowness, Brockhole or Lakeside piers.
✔️ Flexible day tickets ✔️ Buy online or at the pier ✔️ Sit where you like on board

Red Cruise

Red Cruise

Sail from Bowness to Ambleside or vice versa, and enjoy this 70-75 minutes round trip cruise.

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Yellow Cruise

Yellow Cruise

This cruise sails from Bowness to Lakeside or vice versa. The round trip takes 90 minutes.

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Islands Cruise

Islands Cruise

A 45 minute circular cruise from Bowness, enjoy contrasting scenery of mountains, wooded shorelines and lovely tranquil bays.

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Freedom Of The Lake ®

Freedom Of The Lake ®

Sail around the lake on any of our cruises. Valid For 24hrs from first use.

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Yellow Cruise & Steam Train

Yellow Cruise & Steam Train

A notstalgic journey from Bowness to Haverthwaite Railway Satation (via Lakeside) or vice versa,

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Green Cruise (with allocated seating)

Green Cruise (with allocated seating)

50 minute cruise from Ambleside (Waterhead), calling at Wray Castle and Brockhole (main season only).

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