Evening Cruise

Catch the sunset over Windermere

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The Evening Cruise has now ended for 2018

It will return in summer 2019 and the information below is for reference only.

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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.

Please note this cruise is weather dependent so cannot be pre-booked. Just turn up during the day at Bowness Pier and check with our ticket office staff.

Please note this cruise is weather dependent so cannot be pre-booked. Just turn up during the day at Bowness Pier and check with our ticket office staff.


Child (5-15yrs)£6.80
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children)£32.50


This cruise has no strict timetable, is weather dependent and take place only during the summer months (Mid May - 31 August). Visit us at Bowness Pier on a sunny summer evening to join us on this cruise.

  • The cruise leaves at 7.15pm

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.

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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


All our services are operating as normal today

Download our winter timetable for departure times and to plan your day.

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Access and Facilities

Disabled Access

This cruise is operated by one of our modern launch vessels and will have limited access for wheelchair users. Wheelchair users are strongly advised to call us to confirm which vessel is operating on which service as not all of our vessels are suitable for wheelchair users, particularly in poor weather conditions. On board toilet facilities on all vessels can only be reached by means of the stairs, however there are adapted toilets at Lakeside, Bowness and Ambleside Piers.

Our most wheelchair-friendly vessels are ‘steamers’ (marked in black on the timetable) that can be accessed by a ramp from the pier and the main cabin which is under cover and is on the same level. These operate on our most popular routes - red cruise and yellow cruise.

Concessions for Disabled Customers

If a disabled adult in your group needs a carer, then the carer travels free. For more information about this scheme and to see all the terms and conditions, please read our company policy for disabled passengers.

On-Board Facilities

Toilets are available on all our ‘steamers’ and launches (check for disabled access) but not our traditional launches. Many of our vessels have licensed bars and/or tea bars. So whilst enjoying the marvellous panoramic views, why not treat yourself to a tipple of your choice.

Conditions of Carriage

Our services are provided in accordance with our Conditions of Carriage which can be found on our homepage under ‘About Us’.

No Smoking Policy

For the safety and comfort of all passengers and crew, Windermere Lake Cruises Ltd operates a no smoking policy on-board its vessels, piers and shore premises. This includes electronic cigarettes.