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Fun, adventure and inspiration for all ages

Fun, adventure and inspiration for all ages

Journeys of Adventure

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway, Cruise & a visit to the Lake District Visitors Centre at Brockhole

4 - 5 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
  • Connecting boat from Bowness to Brockhole (Vice versa) - Red Cruise, 20 minutes in duration
  • A single journey on the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway
  • A fun-filled visit to the thought-provoking Lakeland Motor Museum at Backbarrow

Journeys of Adventure

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About your 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 Brockhole

Brockhole Visitor Centre

  • The Brockhole National Park Visitors Centre offers open spaces and for the adventurous type there is Tree Top Trek, Treet Top Nets and adventure playgrounds
  • Brockhole offers inspiring schools visit programmes for all key stages with free self-led activities and themed tutored learning sessions
  • Beautiful grounds to explore, immactulate gardens, and lake access
  • Wonderful history, especially about Beatrix Potter

About Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway

Lakeside & Haverthwaite steam train

  • Steam locomotives pull traditional 1950’s carriages through stunning Lakeland scenery
  • 20 minute single train journey (Lakeside to Haverthwaite or Haverthwaite to Lakeside)
  • Licensed restaurant at Haverthwaite Station
  • Explore the engine sheds and woodland trail at Haverthwaite Station
  • Children's play area
  • Lakeside Station is a 1 minute walk from Lakeside pier
  • Trains wait for connecting boats and boats wait for connecting trains

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.



Sample Itinerary

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

  1. 🚌 Coach drop-off at Haverthwaite where there is free parking
  2. 🚂 Take the train from Haverthwaite to Lakeside
  3. 🚢 Get on the vessel at Lakeside to Brockhole
  4. 🐰 Explore Brokhole
  5. 🚢 Get on the vessel to Ambleside and Bowness
  6. 🚌 Coach pick-up from Bowness coach park

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