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.

We'd love to see you stay for longer and make the most of what Windermere has to offer. For overnight accomodation that's a few metres from our Bowness Pier, please select the button below.

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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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Combine Your Cruise With Local Attractions

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

Windermere Christmas Celebration

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The family-friendly festive celebration returns once again to the heart of Windermere. Sail & Ride with free shuttle bus from our pier.

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Windermere Christmas Celebration logo

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

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

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.

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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Explore the local area with a cruise and a walk

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

Bowness Bay Blues Cruise - 13 April 2019

Listen to top blues musician Sean Webster 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.