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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

Windermere Lake Cruises donates lost spectacles to overseas charity

Published: 23rd December 2019

Windermere Lake Cruises has donated hundreds of pairs of lost spectacles to charity, after nobody came forward to claim them.

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Windermere Lake Cruises hands over lost glasses to be sent overseas

Windermere Lake Cruises’ new boat MV Swift launches onto Windermere

Published: 11th December 2019

Windermere Lake Cruises’ brand-new 300-seat passenger boat MV ‘Swift’ has today taken to the water for the first time.

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MV Swift launched onto Windermere

Windermere Lake Cruises launches seasonal timetable

Published: 20th November 2019

Experience Windermere during the cooler months with a cosy cruise!

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Windermere Lake Cruises launches seasonal timetable

Windermere Lake Cruises teams-up with British Heart Foundation for ‘Kind Cumbria Day’

Published: 13th November 2019

We're doing our bit for 'Kind Cumbria Day', by re-purposing our old uniforms!

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Windermere Lake Cruises teams-up with  British Heart Foundation for ‘Kind Cumbria Day’

Windermere Lake Cruises to showcase on 40th anniversary of London’s prestigious World Travel Market

Published: 28th October 2019

Members of the Windermere Lake Cruises team will be among almost 5,000 exhibitors at a major international travel trade event in November.

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Sales & Marketing Director Jennifer Cormack, with team member James Ventham

‘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!