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Recruitment Day offers jobs in one of Britain’s most beautiful locations

Published: 24th January 2023
Categories: Media Release

Recruitment Day returns on Saturday 28 January

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Windermere Lake Cruises staff member takes a photo of some visitors at Bowness-on-Windermere Pier

Winter care regime for Windermere’s historic wooden wonders

Published: 15th December 2022
Categories: Media Release

Wooden boats get their annual service every winter

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Traditional wooden launch Muriel II is removed by crane from the surface of Windermere

Cruise along to Windermere’s Christmas celebration!

Published: 15th December 2022
Categories: Media Release

FREE shuttle bus connects with our boats too.

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A previous year of Windermere Christmas Ceelebration

Floating lecture theatre helps students study future of tourism in Cumbria

Published: 30th November 2022
Categories: Media Release

Manchester Metropolitan University students lecture theatre with a difference

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Manchester Metropolitan University students at Bowness Pier befor boarding for their cruise

Behind the scenes work helps preserve Windermere’s historic wooden row boats

Published: 26th October 2022
Categories: Media Release

Just a few more days to enjoy a rowboat before they come out of the water for winter

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A couple in a traditional row boat on Windermere

We're back in the top ten most popular “paid for” visitor attractions in England

Published: 11th October 2022
Categories: Media Release

Visit England figures mark us the 4th most visited “paid for” attraction in 2021

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A 'steamer' on Windermere and Visit England logo superimposed over top

Selfless unpaid Carers enjoy respite cruise on Windermere

Published: 7th October 2022
Categories: Media Release

Cruise for Carers - some of the unpaid Carers and volunteers at Carer Support South Lakes who enjoyed the respite break on MV Swift.

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The group of carers at Bowness Pier before departing on a cruise on MV Swift

Top tourism businesses fly the flag for Cumbria & The Lake District in United States.

Published: 21st September 2022
Categories: Media Release

We’ve just returned from the USA & ‘Destination Britain - North America 2022’ - there was so much interest "stateside" in our little corner of the world!

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A windermere 'steamer' superimposed with the US flag on an image of Lake Windermere

Closure for Queen Elizabeth's Funeral

Published: 13th September 2022
Categories: Media Release

We'll be closed on Monday 19 September

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Queen Elizabeth II superimposed over a half-raised flag on board one our traditional wooden launches on Windermere

Welcome on board Mateo!

Published: 1st September 2022
Categories: Media Release

Charity fundraiser and accessibilty champion tests out MV Swift for Beyond Radio

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Mateo Sanderson on board MV Swift