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Latest News

Lake District’s only dedicated ‘Bike Boat’ to sail on Windermere

Published: 13th April 2015
Categories: Cycling Media Release

Bike Boat returns for the 2015 Summer Season

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Carlisle mum wins competition to have name immortalised on Windermere vessel

Published: 10th March 2015
Categories: Media Release

Local mum wins our Mum's the Word Competition.

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Mum’s the Word!

Published: 13th February 2015

Competition launched to name new Windermere vessel

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New face joins Windermere Lake Cruises, as company stalwart retires after 30 years

Published: 20th November 2014

One of Windermere Lake Cruises’ most familiar faces retires at the end of this month, almost 30 years to the day since he joined the company.

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Winter makeover for iconic ‘steamer’

Published: 17th November 2014

Windermere’s oldest and most iconic vessel, MV Tern, is undergoing a makeover, as crews from Windermere Lake Cruises don their boiler suits over the winter months.

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Jump aboard a Santa Sailing on England’s longest lake

Published: 18th September 2014

Join Santa and his team of elves on a very special cruise of Winderemere

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Popular ‘Pensioner Days’ return to Windermere Lake Cruises

Published: 16th September 2014

Back by popular demand, our local pensioners' days return for Autumn 2014

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Windermere Lake Cruises named as one of England’s top ten most popular ‘paid for’ visitor attraction

Published: 15th September 2014

Recent customer figures confirm that Windermere Lake Cruises is in the top ten 'paid for' attractions in England.

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Famous Chinese rock star visits Windermere

Published: 12th August 2014

One of the best known rock singers in China, XU Wei (许巍), made a special sailing on Windermere on Monday 11 August, as part of a whistle-stop tour of the UK.

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Windermere Lake Cruises appoints first ever female skipper for iconic ‘steamers’

Published: 11th August 2014
Categories: Media Release

27 year old Dawn Jackson has become the first woman in Windermere’s history to take on the role of skipper on the lake’s historic ‘steamers’.

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