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Day of celebration for iconic steamer’s 130th birthday

Published: 28th June 2021
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MV Tern turns 130

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MV Tern as seen from above at Ambleside (Waterhead) Pier

Class action! Schoolkids return for lessons in the Lake District

Published: 27th May 2021
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Schoolkids return for lessons in the Lake District

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The class from Milnthorpe Primary School arriving at Windermere Lake Cruises

First coach party of 2021 as lockdown eases and passengers enjoy the delights of Windermere

Published: 17th May 2021
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Windermere Lake Cruises has welcomed its first coach party in five months as lockdown restrictions relax in line with latest Government guidelines.

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1st coach since lockdown arrives at Bowness Coach Park

Upturn in passengers wanting to ‘walk and cruise’ post-lockdown

Published: 30th April 2021
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National Walking Month, May 2021

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A couple on a hike await at Brockhole for their boat

Parts of Windermere freeze over for first time in more than a decade

Published: 12th February 2021

Cold temperatures are making Windermere a winter wonderland

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A frozen Waterhead Pier

Windermere Lake Cruises unearths submarine cruise images from the archives

Published: 12th February 2021

Looking back to an alternative 'cruise'on Windermere

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submarine on Windermere

Windermere Lake Cruises’ oldest surviving vessel given new navigation bridge for 130th birthday year

Published: 20th January 2021

One of ourmost iconic vessels is being given a facelift in the form of a brand new navigation bridge, in time for the summer’s 130th anniversary of the boat’s launch onto the lake.

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Windermere Lake Cruises’ oldest surviving vessel given new navigation bridge for 130th birthday year

Windermere Lake Cruises makes latest Top Ten 'Paid For' attractions list

Published: 13th November 2020

New figures from VisitEngland reveal Windermere Lake Cruises is again officially one of England’s most popular ‘paid for’ visitor attractions.

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Windermere Lake Cruises makes latest Top Ten 'Paid For' attractions list