Freedom Of The Lake ®
Unlimited boat travel for 24 hours on all routes | ⚓ See the full lake on this ticket: Lakeside ↔ Bowness ↔ Ambleside in 🕘 over 3 hours
This discounted ticket combines a beautiful half lake cruise on Windermere with a visit to a top all-weather attraction to the south of Windermere.
Combine stunning views from the water on a cruise, then gain a fascinating insight into the history of the motor vehicle. You can visit the museum up to 5 days after your cruise.
Your ticket includes:
A return Yellow Cruise (Bowness ↔ Lakeside) along the southern half of England's largest lake. The cruises offers stunning views of woodlands, historic houses and beautiful gardens.
A commentary is provided in either direction and the journey can be broken with a visit to Bowness village - home of numerous shops, pubs and restaurants.
(Cruise takes 40 minutes one-way, a circular non-stop takes 90 minutes).
A visit to the Lakeland Motor Museum within 5 days of your cruise - home to a collection of over 30,000 cars, motorcycles, scooters, cycles and auto memorabilia. Highlights include a Campbell Bluebird exhibition, Vincent motorcycle display and an Isle of Man TT display.
There's something for the whole family with a riverside cafe, local heritage and period shopping displays.
Find out more on their website.
We also sell a Red Cruise & Lakeland Motor Museum ticket at our piers. This lets you explore the northern half of Windermere, then visit the museum within 5 days. It costs this same as this ticket.
This ticket can be used to start from either Bowness or Lakeside and is valid on all scheduled Yellow Cruise departure times on the day and is not time specific.
Show your combined cruise ticket at the museum within 5 days for free museum access
Times normally operated by our 'steamers' Swan, Teal or Tern or MV Swift may sometimes be substituted for a smaller vessel for operational reasons. Prices and timetable information are subject to change without notice.
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|🔴 RED CRUISE||Bowness → Brockhole → Ambleside Waterhead → Bowness||✔️ Services OK|
|🟡 YELLOW CRUISE||Bowness ↔ Lakeside|
✔️ Services OK
|🔵 ISLANDS CRUISE|
Bowness → Windermere Jetty Museum → Bowness
|✔️ Services OK|
|🚤 MOTOR BOAT HIRE from Bowness||Bowness Beach ↻|
✔️ Services OK
🕑: We are now running to our winter timetable | We sail every day except Christmas Day.
Three different types of vessels operate on this route with varying accessibility.
The museum is fully accessible
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.
Did you know that you can make more of your cruise by upgrading it? Why not combine your cruise with a local attraction, or enjoy a full day on Windermere with the Freedom of the Lake.