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We provide a range of services to journalists who would like to find out more about Lake Windermere and Windermere Lake Cruises to support topical news stories and features, including:

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  • Press trips (for commissioned pieces only).

For all press office enquiries, contact Peter Storry : pstorry@cumbriatourism.org / 01539 822 222

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Latest News

Lake trials and staff training begin onboard MV Swift

Published: 22nd September 2020

Meet the team who will be driving our newsest addition to the fleet

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Five trainee masters of MV Swift standing in front of MV Swift

Beat the crowds this August/September

Published: 27th August 2020

Top tips to avoid the crowds this August/September

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A flock of swans at Bowness Beach

Windermere Lake Cruises make Self Drive Motor Boats available for customers to rediscover lake after lockdown

Published: 16th June 2020

We're making our 49-strong fleet of self-drive electric motorboats available for the first time in more than 12 weeks!

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Windermere Lake Cruises make Self Drive Motor Boats available for customers to rediscover lake after lockdown

No offence, but we're keeping our distance

Published: 16th June 2020

How our cruises are changing due to COVID-19

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steamer and text saying COVID19 Update

Windermere Lake Cruises donate shop stock to Morecambe Bay Food Bank

Published: 23rd May 2020

We're thrilled to be supporting the work of this essential resource in Morecambe

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James Ventham from Windermere Lake Cruises helps unload the donations to the Morecambe Bay Foodbank

Windermere Lake Cruises deliver snacks and drinks to Lancaster’s Intensive Care Unit

Published: 23rd April 2020
Categories: Media Release

We're donating food and drink from our vessels and cafes to Morecambe Bay’s hospitals, as a gesture of goodwill during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Windermere Lake Cruises deliver snacks and drinks to Lancaster’s Intensive Care Unit

Huge rise in webcam hits confirms Windermere remains high on getaway wish-lists

Published: 21st April 2020

Views of our popular webcams have risen by 33% over the last four weeks, when compared to the figures for the same period last year.

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A still from Bowness webcam

Windermere Lake Cruises nominated in the Group Travel Awards

Published: 30th March 2020

We've been shortlisted in the ‘Best Canal or Riverboat Operator for Groups’ category.

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Windermere Lake Cruises nominated in the Group Travel Awards

Windermere Lake Cruises boss shortlisted for ‘Director of the Year’ award

Published: 11th March 2020

Our Sales & Marketing Director has been selected as a finalist in the ‘IoD Director of the Year Awards’.

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Jennifer Cormack (left), Gill Haight (right)

Windermere Lake Cruises’ used-uniforms re-purposed as baby Kangaroo pouches following bush fires

Published: 4th March 2020

Windermere Lake Cruises has donated materials being used to create hundreds of pouches designed especially for baby Kangaroos left homeless following the devastating bushfires in Australia which destroyed more than a fifth of the country’s forests.

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Two Windermere Lake Cruises staff in polo tops that were donated to help orphan kangaroos