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Self Drive Hire - COVID 19

Published: 16th June 2020

We’ve changed the way we work to make our boat hire even safer during the COVID-19 pandemic and maintain social distancing at all times:

Online booking

Online booking only

To minimize queues at the ticket office, our boats must be booked online.

Simply show up with your e-ticket on paper/on your phone to take your boat out.

You can book here >

6 in a boat

Maximum 6 people per boat

Our boats can only be hired by a family unit or support bubble.

A great way for your group to to explore the lake at their own pace – and in their own space.

Staggered departures

Staggered departures

All boats departures and arrivals have been staggered.

There will be plenty of space for you, your family/bubble and staff to keep 2 metres apart.


Enhanced cleaning

Our cleaning regime has been enhanced and every boat will be cleaned between customers.

We have hand sanitation stations at our ticket office and pier too.

Life jacket

Sterilised buoyancy aids

All bouyancy aids will be cleaned after each session and only reissued after a 48 hour quarantine period.

Only non-swimmers and under 16s need wear them.


Trained staff on hand to help

Our staff have been trained to ensure they are fully compliant with all up-to-date with UK Government advice.

We’ll be keeping our social distance, but are there if you need any assistance.

Covid 19certificate

Further reading

📄 : COVID-19 Certificate (PDF, 2 Mb)

📄 : COVID-19 Risk Assessment (PDF, 1.4Mb)

Our location next to Bowness Pier

Finding us

We are 5 minutes' walk from the centre of Bowness village and a few metres away from Bowness Pier.

Our postcode is LA23 3HQ See Map

We look forward to greeting you at Bowness Beach. Book online now.

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