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Latest News

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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Unique partnership of local businesses bring back ‘FreeRider’ for summer holidays

Published: 25th July 2014

Catch a virtually free bus to some great South Lakeland attractions

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‘Celebration of Cycling’ event brings two-wheeled holiday fun for families

Published: 16th July 2014

'On your bike' for a fun-filled family day of cycling.

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First ever daily services to new Windermere jetty

Published: 15th July 2014

Windermere’s new floating jetty will welcome its first ever daily services this Saturday 19 July, as the lake’s ‘Bike Boat’ goes daily for the school summer holidays.

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Set sail on a ‘Discovery Cruise’ this summer with a National Park Ranger

Published: 14th July 2014

Discover the wildlife of Windermere from on board a 'steamer'.

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Great North Swim 2014 - Important travel information

Published: 5th June 2014

Travel information for Great North Swim 2014

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Major recruitment drive at leading tourist attraction

Published: 28th February 2014

A major recruitment drive has got underway at Windermere Lake Cruises, with around 75 jobs on offer ahead of the 2014 peak summer holiday season.

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