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Latest News

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

Published: 30th September 2019

Windermere Lake Cruises is offering local residents of retirement age an exclusive offer of 24 hours of unlimited cruising on Windermere for just a quarter of the usual fee.

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Silver Sailors can enjoy October discounts

Windermere’s Santa Cruise tickets go on sale

Published: 16th September 2019

With only 15 weeks to go before Christmas, hotly anticipated tickets for Windermere Lake Cruises’ 2019 ‘Santa Cruise’ sailings have gone on sale.

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Santa Cruises return for 2019!

Windermere Lake Cruises leads English Lake District China Forum event at The View from the Shard, London

Published: 11th September 2019

A special event attended by more than 100 guests and 14 exhibitors from across The Lake District was held at The View from the Shard in London last night (September 10), by the English Lake District China Forum.

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Key Lake District businesses gather high above London

Dave (formerly ‘Axel’) celebrates two years in Windermere since making global headlines

Published: 5th September 2019

Axel, now known as Dave, was taken under the wing of one of our employees after an accidental 700 mile trip around the UK.

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Axel, now known as Dave

Windermere Lake Cruises maintains top ten popularity ranking

Published: 15th August 2019

We're thrilled to be in the top ten pad for attractions

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Steamer Swan on Lake Windermere with the Visit England logo

Windermere Lake Cruises’ new 300-seat boat assembly begins at Lakeside

Published: 26th July 2019

Work has begun on assembling our brand-new 300-seat boat, MV Swift.

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A section of the new ship being transported to Lakeside Pier

Iconic ‘Queen of the Lake’ vessel turns 70 years old

Published: 22nd July 2019

One of our iconic vessels is celebrating a very special milestone this summer!

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Dave Windsor and Skipper, Colin Greatorex, with Queen of the Lake's 70th birthday cake

Windermere Lake Cruises ‘Bike Boat’ to return daily for the summer holidays

Published: 16th July 2019

Back by popular demand for the summer holidays - The Windermere Lake Cruises' Bike Boat service.

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Windermere Lake Cruises' Bike Boat

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