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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:

  • General facts and figures
  • Images
  • Case studies
  • Interview requests
  • Press trips (for commissioned pieces only).

For all press office enquiries, contact Heather Sewell: hsewell@cumbriatourism.org / 01539 825002 / 07795 487003

Latest News

We sail away with a prestigous national award

Published: 20th April 2017

Success at the British Coach Tourism Awards for Windermere Lake Cruises

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Sales & marketing Manager Jen Cormack collects her award at the event

Winter makeover keeps iconic ‘steamer’ shipshape

Published: 31st January 2017

Crews from Windermere Lake Cruises have donned their boiler suits to give the largest ‘steamer’ ever to sail on the lake a new lease of life.

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Winter Maintenance Optimised

Annual figures reveal surge in international group visitors

Published: 30th December 2016

Big results for international tourism to Windermere in 2016

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Annual figures reveal  surge in international group visitors

Lake District businesses head to China & South Korea

Published: 21st November 2016

Putting The English Lake District on the Asian tourist map.

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Lake District businesses head to China & South Korea

Growing trend sees Chinese tourists heading to Lakes to snap pre-wedding photos

Published: 4th November 2016
Categories: Media Release

Windermere has developed an unusual reputation as must-go place for the Chinese wedding photography.

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Growing trend sees Chinese tourists heading to Lakes to snap pre-wedding photos

Windermere hire boat fleet goes all electric

Published: 19th October 2016

We say goodbye to the last petrol-driven self-drive boat

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Windermere hire boat fleet goes all electric

Are these the most travelled sheep in the Lake District?

Published: 5th September 2016

Go Herdwick sheep sculptures sail staggering 10,000 miles

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Are these the most travelled sheep  in the Lake District?

Windermere Lake Cruises named as one of England’s most visited tourist attractions

Published: 13th August 2016

New figures show that we are one of the biggest paid for attractions in the UK

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Windermere Lake Cruises named as one of England’s most visited tourist attractions

Windermere Lake Cruises lends a hand in a new movie celebrating Beatrix Potter’s life.

Published: 21st July 2016

A number of local businesses produce a movie to celebrate 150 years of Beatrix Potter

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Windermere Lake Cruises lends a hand in a new movie celebrating Beatrix Potter’s life.

Lake District’s only ‘Bike Boat’ gears up for summer holidays

Published: 20th July 2016

Bike Boat is back this Summer.

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Lake District’s only ‘Bike Boat’ gears up for summer holidays