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Latest News

Windermere Lake Cruises’ Cath passes test to become attraction’s newest skipper

Published: 13th June 2019

Say hello to Cath Wilson, Windermere Lake Cruises' newest skipper, who has passed her test under the watchful eye of MCA examiners.

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Cath Wilson

Summer Evening Buffet Cruises return for the summer season

Published: 24th May 2019

The sound of cool jazz will make a triumphant return to the warm South Lakeland evenings next week, during the first Summer Evening Buffet Cruise of the year by Windermere Lake Cruises.

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Summer Evening Buffet Cruise

English Lake District China Forum wins award following China visitor number success

Published: 20th May 2019

The English Lake District China Forum has won an international award for the quality of service its member businesses provide to visitors from China and their tour operators.

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Jennifer Cormack accepts the award

Windermere Lake Cruises sign contract for new 300-seat boat

Published: 8th May 2019

Windermere Lake Cruises has signed a contract to make a multi-million pound investment in a brand-new 300-seat boat to add to its famous existing fleet.

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MV Swift

School visits and group travel made hassle-free with Windermere Lake Cruises & the Lakeland Motor Museum

Published: 29th April 2019

Windermere Lake Cruises is making group travel and school trips more hassle-free than ever before.

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Windermere Lake Cruises, Lakeside

‘Silver Sailors’ offered 75% off with Windermere Lake Cruises

Published: 23rd April 2019

How does 24 hours of unlimited cruising on Windermere sound, along with a visit to the Lakeland Motor Museum and a trip on the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway - all for less than £13?

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A couple at Bowness Pier

Late author’s wife launches 20th anniversary edition of Windermere Walks book

Published: 2nd April 2019

A special 20th anniversary edition of Windermere Lake Cruises’ walking guide, in memory if its author, Jim Fleming, has gone on sale.

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Maureen Fleming with Jim's guidebook

Windermere Lake Cruises returns Council-run ferry to lake after planned inspection

Published: 31st March 2019

Windermere Lake Cruises’ team of engineers has returned the Cumbria County Council-operated car ferry to the water this week, following a planned refit and full inspection.

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Windermere Lake Cruises returns Council-run ferry to lake after planned inspection

Windermere Lake Cruises' summer timetable published

Published: 29th March 2019

Windermere Lake Cruises summer 2019 timetable has been published, including a brand new stop-off point.

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Windermere Lake Cruises' summer timetable published

Windermere Lake Cruises shortlisted for national award

Published: 20th March 2019

We're a finalist in this year's Coach Tourism Awards

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Steamer MV Swan traveling north on Lake Windermere with the Coach Tourism Awards logo.