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Wray to Ambleside (Single Ticket)

A quick and easy way to reach Ambleside from Wray

Wray → Brockhole → Ambleside | See map below

🕘 35 minutes one way

As we don't have a ticket office at Wray Jetty, simply purchase this ticket and show it on your phone when boarding this service.

A map of the routes

Standard Ticket Prices (valid from Saturday 23rd March 2024 until Sunday 3rd November 2024)

  • Book your tickets by selecting a date in the 'Book Your Cruise' box below.
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Additional Information

A traditional launch arriving at Wray Jetty

A traditional launch arriving at Wray Jetty

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  • Child prices are valid for children aged 5-15 years. Children under 5 travel free.
  • Family tickets are valid for 2 adults and up to 3 children.


Today's sailings from Wray Castle

Depart Wray CastleArrive AmblesideVessel type
10:0510:40Traditional Launch
11:1511:50Traditional Launch
12:3013:05Traditional Launch
14:0014:35Traditional Launch
15:2015:55Traditional Launch
16:2517:00Traditional Launch
17:3518:10Traditional Launch

Today's sailings from Ambleside

Depart AmblesideArrive Wray CastleVessel type

Service Status


Today's Service Status

🔴 RED CRUISE Bowness → W'Mere Jetty Museum →Brockhole → Ambleside Waterhead → Bowness

✔️ Services OK

🟡 YELLOW CRUISEBowness ↔ Lakeside

✔️ Services OK


Bowness → Bowness

✔️ Services OK
🚤 MOTOR BOAT HIRE from Bowness
Bowness Beach / Bowness Dock ↻

✔️ Services OK - Bowness Beach only

🚤 MOTOR BOAT HIRE from WaterheadWaterhead (near Ambleside) ↻

✔️ Services OK

🟤 YELLOW CRUISE & STEAM TRAINHaverthwaite ↔ Lakeside ↔ Bowness

✔️ Services OK

🟢 GREEN CRUISEAmbleside → Wray Castle → Brockhole → Ambleside

✔️ Services OK

🚶 WALKERS TICKETBowness → Brockhole → Wray Castle → Walk → Ash Landing → Bowness✔️ Services OK
🚣 ROW BOAT HIRE from BownessBowness Beach / Bowness Dock ↻

❌ Too windy

🚣 ROW BOAT HIRE from WaterheadWaterhead (near Ambleside) ↻

❌ Too windy


Bowness ↔ Ash Landing✔️ Services OK
FELL FOOT FERRYLakeside ↔ Fell Foot⚠️ Starts 25 May

🕑: We are now running to our peak season timetable.

Route Map

Load Map

Access and Facilities

♿ Disabled Access

We're sorry, but both types of vessels that operate on this route have limited accessibility.

  • ❌ Modern launches like Miss Cumbria/Miss Lakeland - 2 to 3 steps to access boat then 5 spets down or up to decks
  • ❌ Traditional launches like Queen of the Lakes - 5 steep steps to enter/exit boat

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.

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Unlimited boat travel for 24 hours on all routes | ⚓ See the full lake on this ticket: Lakeside ↔ Bowness ↔ Ambleside in 🕘 over 3 hours

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