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Fell Foot Ferry

Picnics, playgrounds and more - just five minutes ferry ride from Lakeside Pier.

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Sorry, the Fell Foot Ferry has now ended for 2018. 

It will start again in March 2019. The information below is for reference only.


Combine your visit to Lakeside Pier (Aquarium, Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway & shuttle bus to Lakeland Motor Museum) with Fell Foot Park, a popular National Trust lakeside park with a picnic area and children’s adventure playground. 
 

Timetable 

Operates daily March -  September 2018 (weather permitting). Weekends only in October.
Daily during October Half Term (Monday 22 October - Friday 26 October 2018)

Lakeside DeparturesFell Foot Departures
10:30am10:40am
11am11:10am
11:30am11:40am
12 noon12:10pm
12:30pm12:40pm
1pm1:10pm
1:15pm (30 minute mini cruise of southern tip of Windermere)
2pm2:10pm
2:40pm2:50pm
3pm3:10pm
3:15pm (30 minute mini cruise of southern tip of Windermere)
4pm4:10pm
4:30pm4:40pm
5pm5:10pm

Standard Ticket Prices (valid from Saturday 24th March 2018 until Sunday 28th October 2018)

  • Prices below are return fares
AdultChild
Valid for children aged 5 - 15. Under 5's travel free.
Family
Family tickets are valid for 2 adults and 3 children.
£3.50£1.75£9.40

Additional Information

  • All tickets are half price when purchased with a valid yellow cruise ticket from Bowness.
  • This ferry connects with a shuttle service to Hill of Oaks Caravan & Lodge Site - for more information and timetable please view the Hill of Oaks fact-sheet.
  • Sorry, this ticket is not available to book online, simply purchase your ticket on the day of travel.
  • 30 minute mini-cruise costs £6.90 adults, £3.45 children & £18.80 families.


Enjoy a trip to Fell Foot Park with a regular ferry from Lakeside Pier.

Enjoy a trip to Fell Foot Park with a regular ferry from Lakeside Pier.

Watch Fell Foot LIVE from our webcam at Lakeside Pier.

Service Status

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All our services are operating as normal


*The Windermere Car Ferry (Bowness Ferry Nab ↔ Ferry House) operated by Cumbria County Council is currently out of operation due to a fire.

Unfortunately we are unable to carry bikes on the Bowness- Ferry House route today.

Map of route

Load Map

Access and Facilities

Disabled Access

This cruise is operated by one of our traditional wooden launches. We're sorry but there is no wheelchair access to this vessel. Our most wheelchair-friendly vessels are ‘steamers’ (marked in black on some of our timetables) that can be accessed by a ramp from the pier to 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. Our other vessels have limited access for wheelchairs but sometimes can be accommodated on board.  Please call us to discuss your access requirements.

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.

Upgrade your cruise

Why not upgrade this cruise and get unlimited travel on our vessels for 24 hours with our Freedom of the Lake ticket?