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Countrystride Dives Deep into Windermere's Boating History (#120)

Published: 12th March 2024

A captivating voyage through Windermere's rich past.

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Windermere Lake Cruises skipper, Robert Beale

Historic row boats have “swell” old time ahead of Lake District passenger trips!

Published: 12th March 2024

The iconic row boats are currently submerged in water close to the shore of Windermere!

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The iconic row boats are currently submerged in water close to the shore of Windermere, at Bowness, in the Lake District. It’s part of a traditional method called “swelling” which makes them watertight again after drying out in storage over the winter.

Lake District highlighted to brand new travel markets around the world

Published: 21st February 2024
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Jen meeting new travel markets around the world!

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Lake District highlighted to brand new travel markets around the world

Why two jobs are a dream for Boatmaster Jon!

Published: 31st January 2024
Categories: Media Release

Congratulations to our skipper Jon who leads a double-life on the fells.

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Jon at Ambleside pier

Retired Alex is loving his latest Lake District job!

Published: 30th January 2024
Categories: Media Release

We can't wait to welcome you to our careers day at Bowness pier

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Retired Alex now working at Windermere Lake Crusies

MV Swift out of service

Published: 3rd January 2024
Categories: Media Release

Statement from Wednesday 3 January

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MV Swift earlier in the year

Love blossoms on Windermere for boatmasters Emily and Sam

Published: 2nd January 2024
Categories: Media Release

Congratulations and Bon Voyage to two of our hard-working crew mates

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Emily and Sam standing on the outer deck of MV Swift at Bowness Pier.

Generous Windermere visitors help raise hundreds for charity

Published: 19th December 2023
Categories: Media Release

Thanks to everyone who popped some money in the Bowness Beach collection "mine".

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The re-purposed World War II mine that serves as a collection box on Bowness Beach

Previously unseen films give nostalgic glimpse into Windermere’s past

Published: 1st December 2023
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Recently eunearthed movies from the 70 and 80s.

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A still footage of one of Raymond Dennison's movies plus an old photograph of Raymond plus the text saying "Raymond Dennison's movie collections"

Windermere Lake Cruises takes “Come to Cumbria!” message to the world

Published: 22nd November 2023
Categories: Media Release

Trade missions abroad hope to re-ignite international interest in The Lake District

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A tour group from asia at Bowness Pier