Fell Foot Ferry

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

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This service has now ended for 2018.

The information below is for reference only. The Fell Foot Ferry will start again on 6 April 2019.

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. 


Daily during October Half Term (Monday 22 October - Sunday 28 October 2018)

Lakeside DeparturesFell Foot Departures
12 noon12:10pm
1:15pm (30 minute mini cruise of southern tip of Windermere)
3:15pm (30 minute mini cruise of southern tip of Windermere)

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


All services are operating as normal as per our winter timetable

Choose from the following cruises 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?