All Aboard For Half Term Fun

All Aboard For Half Term Fun

Categories: Days Out Events

With so many great attractions and events within a few minutes of our boats, there’s no better time to take a cruise with us.

This school holiday, why not ditch the car and hop on a boat to some of the top family events listed below? All of our cruises allow you to hop off and break up the journey, so it’s a great value way to enjoy the best of Windermere’s local attractions.

Click on the links below to find out more about each activity and how best to get there and back by boat.

DateEventLocationGet there by boat

All week

Mon 24 – Fri 31 October

Pumpkin carving and besom (witches broomstick) making

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Wray Castle

Get to Wray Castle pier from Brockhole or Ambleside (Waterhead) on our Green Cruise.

Change boats to get there from Lakeside or Bowness.

All week

Mon 24 – Sun 30 October

Witches and Wizards Week

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Lakeside Aquarium

The aquarium is a 5-minute walk from out Lakeside Pier served by the Yellow Cruise.

Enjoy all the events and your cruise with a great value combined ticket.

All week

Mon 24 – Sun 30 October

Witches and Wizards Week on a steam train

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Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam RailwayLakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway is a 1-minute walk from our Lakeside Pier, served by the Yellow Cruise. Enjoy all the events and your cruise with a great value combined ticket.

All week

Mon 24 – Sun 30 October

Ghoulish Scavenger Hunt

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Brockhole on Windermere

Depart from Ambleside or Bowness on the Red Cruise to Brockhole Pier.

All week

Mon 24 – Sun 30 October

Pumpkin carving, apple bobbing, spooky Halloween den & more

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Hayes Garden World, AmblesideHayes Garden World is half a mile from Ambleside (Waterhead) Pier and is an 8-minute walk. Get to Ambleside Pier on the Red Cruise or Green Cruise.
Wed 26 October

Halloween Hoot

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Brockhole on WindermereDepart from Ambleside or Bowness on the Red Cruise to Brockhole Pier.
Fri 28 October

Spooky Crafts

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Brockhole on Windermere

Depart from Ambleside or Bowness on the Red Cruise to Brockhole Pier.

Sat 29 October - Sun 30 October

Halloween Spooky Fun Days

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Millerbeck Light RailwayMillerbeck Light Railway is a mile from our Fell Foot Pier. Get there on the Fell Foot Ferry from Lakeside.
Walking directions to the railway from Fell Foot (15 minutes)
Sun 30 October

Guided Cycle Ride

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Brockhole on WindermereDepart from Bowness Pier on our special Bike Boat.

Sun 30 October

The World of Beatrix Potter

(free entry for kids in fancy dress)

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The World of Beatrix Potter5 minutes walk from our Bowness Pier. Get there from Lakeside Pier on a Yellow Cruise or Ambleside and Brockhole on a Red Cruise.
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