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Evening Cruise

Catch the sunset over Windermere

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The information below is for reference only and this cruise will return in late May 2024.

A one and a quarter-hour cruise to catch the sunset over Windermere. This relaxing cruise takes place during the summer months and starting times vary depending on the time of year to coincide with the sun setting.

  • 75 minutes in length
  • The cruise is timed perfectly to catch the sun setting behind the Lakeland fells from the northern basin (near Ambleside)
  • There is a small cafe bar serving hot and cold drinks, alcoholic drinks and snacks on board

A sunset from on board Miss Lakeland


This cruise departs at different times during the summer to catch the setting sun. Check the start time on a particular date by entering it in the "Book Your Cruise" box below.

A sunset behind the Langdale Pikes as seen from the Evening Cruise. Don't forget to bring your camera with you when you join us on board.


This cruise has restricted numbers and you need to book online. If any space is available on the day, then you can book at the ticket office up to 30 minutes before departure.

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A beautiful sunset over Windermere.

A beautiful sunset over Windermere.

Our evening cruise often takes in the beautiful sunsets of the northern tip of Windermere

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Service Status


🔴 RED CRUISE Bowness ↔ Ambleside Waterhead✔️ Services OK
🟡 YELLOW CRUISE Bowness ↔ Lakeside

✔️ Services OK


Bowness → Windermere Jetty (Museum) → Bowness

✔️ Services OK
🚤MOTOR BOAT HIRE from BownessBowness Beach Hire Point ONLY

✔️ Services OK

🚤 MOTOR BOAT HIRE from Waterhead Waterhead Hire Point (nr. Ambleside Pier)✔️ Services OK

🕑: We are now running to our winter timetable. More routes and services available after Easter 2024.

Map of Route

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Access and Facilities

♿ Disabled Access

Two different types of vessels operate on this routes with varying accessibility.

  • ♿ MV Swift - (marked with a green wheelchair icon on our timetables): our most accessible vessel - step-free access from pier to indoor/outdoor seating & accessible toilet
  • ❌ Modern launches like Miss Cumbria/Miss Lakeland - are not recommended for customers with limited mobility

Please visit our Accessibility section for more information.

Wheelchair users are strongly advised to call us to confirm which vessel is operating on which service, particularly in poor weather conditions. As on rare occasions, the vessels operating each route can change.