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

Silver Sailor Fridays - discounts for local retired people

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Great savings for older people living in the LA/CA postcode areas. Silver Sailors takes place every Friday in the spring and autumn.

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Four pensioners on the back of a cruise with the silver sailors logo

Take the Green Cruise to Wray Castle and enjoy a fantastic family day out.

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Great activities for children at Wray Castle from April

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Wray Castle and cyclists

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.

Gift Vouchers

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Give a lake cruise to someone special - our gift cards make great presents.

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Gift Vouchers

Freedom Friday - Explore Windermere by boat for a very special price

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Fridays are a great day to explore the lake.

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Our modern launch Miss Lakeland & 'steamer' MV Tern

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

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