Self Drives & Rowing Boats
Explore Windermere at your own pace with the hire of your own row or motor boat
We are currently operating a limited service during our winter season. Full service resumes from 6 April.
Hire a boat from Bowness and Ambleside piers for 1 or 2 hour sessions
- No boating experience is necessary as we provide full safety instructions, a sailing guide to the lake and life jackets for everyone on board. If you get into trouble at any time, our safety boat will come to your rescue.
- Our boats can be hired for 1 or 2 hours (2 hour hire may not be available during busy times)
- There's no need to book, just turn up to get your boat.