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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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⚠️COVID-19 Re-opening

Regular services are now available between Ambleside (Waterhead), Bowness & Lakeside.

Booking available for today up to 18 April. Later dates added about 7 -10 days before day of travel.

No matter where you start your journey, be it Ambleside, Bowness or Lakeside Pier, you’ll be treated to stunning views of mountain scenery, secluded bays and the many wooded islands.



Join us for a special sailing that includes ✔️ Social distancing ✔️ ticketed seating ✔️ enhanced cleaning ✔️ online booking only.

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

Mountain views from Windermere

Our routes

Stunningly scenic trips on Lake Windermere, departing daily from Ambleside, Bowness or Lakeside piers.
Online booking only for allocated seating and incredible Lake District views.

Yellow Service (with allocated seating)

Yellow Service (with allocated seating)

Travel from Bowness to Lakeside or vice versa. The trip is 40 minutes each way.

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Red Service (with allocated seating)

Red Service (with allocated seating)

Travel from Bowness to Ambleside or vice versa. This trip is 30 minutes each way.

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Full Lake (with allocated seating)

Full Lake (with allocated seating)

Sail from Ambleside, Bowness or Lakeside & see all of Lake Windermere

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Private Circular Cruise

Private Circular Cruise

Enjoy a skippered private cruise on Lake Windermere for your family or social bubble.

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Combine a boat trip with a local attraction

Make a day of it with a combined boat and local attraction visit. Our combined tickets offer great value for money and are perfect for a family day out.
All socially-distanced of course.

Yellow Service and Steam Train (with allocated seats)

Yellow Service and Steam Train (with allocated seats)

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

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