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Yellow Cruise & Steam Train

Enjoy a half lake cruise with a nostalgic train journey.

Starting from Bowness, enjoy a 90 minute circular cruise around the south of Lake Windermere with fantastic views across the wooded shoreline and distant Lakeland fells. Split up your journey with a nostalgic trip on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway that offers beautiful views of the Levens Valley on this iconic historic railway. Alternatively you may start from Lakeside and return from Bowness on any later boat. This ticket includes a return trip on Lakeside and Haverthwaite Steam Railway from our Lakeside Pier.

Standard Ticket Prices (valid until Sunday 29th October 2017)

  • Prices below are return fares
  • Book a ticket in advance by selecting a date in the 'Book Your Cruise' box below.
  • Tickets for today must be purchased at one of our booking offices
Adult Child
Valid for children aged 5 - 15. Under 5's travel free.
Family
Family tickets are valid for 2 adults and 3 children.
£16.20 £9.50 £46.00

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Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Train

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Train

Enjoy views from your carriage up to Lakeside; the southern tip of Lake Windermere.

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Book Your Cruise

Select a date to view prices and sailing times.

  • Save online by booking in advance.
  • Child prices are valid for children aged 5 - 15 years. Children under 5 travel free.
  • Family tickets are valid for 2 adults and 3 children.

Timetable

Todays sailings from Bowness

Depart Bowness Arrive Lakeside Vessel type
10:30 11:10 Steamer
11:00 11:40 Launch
11:40 12:20 Steamer
12:40 13:20 Steamer
13:50 14:30 Steamer
14:55 15:35 Steamer
16:00 16:40 Steamer
16:55 17:35 Steamer
17:45 18:25 Steamer

Todays sailings from Lakeside

Depart Lakeside Arrive Bowness Vessel type
09:20 10:00 Steamer
10:20 11:00 Steamer
11:20 12:00 Steamer
11:50 12:30 Launch
12:30 13:10 Steamer
13:35 14:15 Steamer
14:40 15:20 Steamer
15:45 16:25 Steamer
16:50 17:30 Steamer

Additional Information

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Service Status

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Access & Facilities

Disabled Access

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 to the main cabin which is under cover and is on the same level. 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’. Where tickets are issued solely on behalf of, or combined with other attractions or operators, Windermere Lake Cruises Limited is acting as agent for the relevant attraction/operator in all cases.

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 This Cruise

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.