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Marking the start of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations

Published: 3rd February 2022
Categories: Media Release

We celebrate Windermere's connection to Queen Elizabeth II & a special offer to anyone born in 1952.

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A picture of a launch on the Red Cruise between Bowness & Ambleside an a super-imposed logo of The Queen's Platinum Jubilee logo

Windermere’s historic “steamers” prepare for MOT safety tests

Published: 28th January 2022
Categories: Media Release

See what's happening behind the scenes in preparation for a busy 2022

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MV Swan on Lake Windermere heading north to Ambleside

MV Swift voyage for chaplain Maggie as she sails out to support tourism workers

Published: 25th January 2022
Categories: Media Release

Filming took place on board MV Swift

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Tourism Chaplain joins skipper Rob Beale on board the wheelhouse of MV Swift

Afghan refugees welcomed on board

Published: 4th December 2021
Categories: Media Release

Windermere Lake Cruises steps up to help out on Mitzvah Day

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Miss Lakeland, a modern launch on Windermere with super-imposed logo of Mitzvah Day

Time flies for MV Swift

Published: 24th November 2021
Categories: Media Release

Windermere’s newest vessel celebrates first anniversary

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MV Swift in the northern basin of Lake Windermere

Ex-Hire Boats For Sale

Published: 29th October 2021
Categories: Special Offers

Our wooden boats are seeking a new home

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Traditional wooden boats for sale

Walking boots and a boat - the best way to enjoy Windermere’s autumn beauty

Published: 13th October 2021
Categories: Media Release

There's never been a more colourful time to visit Windermere

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MV Tern with a backdrop of autumnal coloured trees

All aboard for Lake District lessons - the floating classrooms where learning is fun

Published: 7th October 2021
Categories: Media Release

Ashurst Primary School held a lesson on board our boats this week

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Ashurst Primary School at Bowness Pier about to board the floating classroom

Presentation to Barrow & District Association of Engineers

Published: 17th September 2021
Categories: Video

Presentation: The design & construction of MV Swift

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MV Swift on Lake Windermere with overlaid text 'MV Swift - Enginnering Presentation'

Our services are changing from Monday 19 July

Published: 17th July 2021

Welcome back to relaxed cruising on Lake Windermere

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A couple on board a steamer service