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A perfect day out for Lakeland animal lovers

A perfect day out for Lakeland animal lovers

Fur, Fin & Fun

World of Beatrix Potter, Cruise and Lakes Aquarium

3 - 4 hours
20 - 50
Main season only (Easter - end of October)

This package includes:

  • A single half-lake cruise on Windermere - Yellow Cruise (Bowness to Lakeside or Lakeside to Bowness) 40 minutes in duration. Return journeys or full lake cruises are also available.
  • A visit to the freshwater Lakes Aquarium at Lakeside
  • A visit to the The World of Beatrix Potter

Fur, Fin & Fun

More information about this package

About your Yellow Cruise on Lake Windermere

Windermere Lake Cruises

  • 40 minute ride on historic 'Steamer' vessel (from Bowness to Lakeside or Lakeside to Bowness)
  • Full bar facilities on board serving hot drinks, alcohol and soft drinks and snacks
  • Inside and outside seating with stunning views over the Lakeland Fells
  • Toilet facilities on board
  • Free coach parking at Bowness Pier, Lakeside Pier or Haverthwaite Railway Station
  • 90 minute return cruise option also available

About the Lakes Aquarium

  • Take a journey beneath the waters of the world – from Lake Windermere to the Amazon River
  • Incredible underwater tunnel and indoor/outdoor tanks
  • Interactive Dive Bell
  • Up to 10 daily talks for visitors
  • Meet the creatures sessions and otter feeding
  • Rockpool gift shop
  • Coach drop off/pick up point
  • 1 minute walk from Lakeside Railway Station and Lakeside Pier

See their website for more information

About The World of Beatrix Potter

The World of Beatrix Potter

  • The World of Beatrix Potter brings to life 23 enchanting stories in a magical recreation of the beautiful Lake District Countryside
  • The exhibition features favourite characters from the famous books, an award-winning outdoor Peter Rabbit Garden
  • Children can enjoy a free activity sheet and there is also a fascinating virtual world and interactive area

See their website for more information

Prices (Valid until April 2025)

Prices for this package start from (see table below). Contact us for more information.


How to book

  • One call books it all!
  • Book your group of 20 or more at all three attractions by calling us on 015394 43360 or click on live chat below.
  • No obligation or payment required when booking, simply pay on the day you arrive.

Practical Information for Tour/Group Leaders

See our practical information page for information on coach parking, toilets, facilities and more.

Sample Itinerary

This package for groups can be done in any order, but for ease, we'd recommend:

  1. 🚌 Coach drop-off at Lakeside where there is free parking
  2. 🐠 Go to Lakes Aquarium
  3. 🚢 Get on the vessel at Lakeside to Bowness
  4. 🐰 Head up the road to The World of Beatrix Potter
  5. 🚌 Coach pick-up from Bowness coach park
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