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Latest News

Windermere Lake Cruises donate shop stock to Morecambe Bay Food Bank

Published: 23rd May 2020

We're thrilled to be supporting the work of this essential resource in Morecambe

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James Ventham from Windermere Lake Cruises helps unload the donations to the Morecambe Bay Foodbank

Windermere Lake Cruises deliver snacks and drinks to Lancaster’s Intensive Care Unit

Published: 23rd April 2020
Categories: Media Release

We're donating food and drink from our vessels and cafes to Morecambe Bay’s hospitals, as a gesture of goodwill during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Windermere Lake Cruises deliver snacks and drinks to Lancaster’s Intensive Care Unit

Huge rise in webcam hits confirms Windermere remains high on getaway wish-lists

Published: 21st April 2020

Views of our popular webcams have risen by 33% over the last four weeks, when compared to the figures for the same period last year.

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A still from Bowness webcam

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’