Days Out & Events

Great ideas for all the family

There are loads of great activities and attractions around Windermere that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Below are some upcoming events that we will be hosting, as well and ideas for great days out that are suitable for all.

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Upcoming Events

Afternoon Tea and Lake Cruise

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Amazing Winter Offer - A delicious afternoon tea at Laura Ashley The Belsfield Hotel and then a cruise on Lake Windermere.

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The Laura Ashley - The Belsfield Hotel on a hillside above Bowness Pier on Lake Windermere.

Santa Cruise

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Santa visits Windermere Lake Cruises on Saturday 7th and 14th and Sunday 8th & 15th December. Sailing on one of our modern launches from Bowness at either 11.30am or 2.00pm for 1 and a half hours.

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Image of Santa, the santa boat and some children.

Festive events on and around Windermere

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Hop on board for some top days out for families this festive season.

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Festive events on and around Windermere

Christmas Gift Vouchers

Give a lake cruise to someone special this Christmas

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An image of the Christmas Voucher from Windermere Lake Cruises

Park & Sail

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Save time, money and hassle by using our park and sail option at our Ambleside and Lakeside Piers.

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Park & Sail

Bowness Bay Blues Cruise - Saturday 4 April 2020

Listen to top blues musician Mark Flanigan on board this 2 hour cruise on Lake Windermere - all part of this year's Bowness Bay Blues Festival.

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Bowness Bay Blues Weekend logo and Windermere Lake Cruises 'steamer' MV Swan.

Explore the local area with a cruise and a walk

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We've got over 15 great walks to enjoy that are easily accessible by boat. Print them out, pack your bags and hop on the boat for an adventure in the great outdoors.

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A couple walking along the shores of Lake Windermere

Combine Your Cruise With Local Attractions

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Combine your cruise on Windermere with a variety of local attractions, making a great day out for all the family.

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Lakeland Motor Museum

Discounted cruises with a local residents card

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A great card for local residents

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Discounted cruises with a local residents card