Self Drives & Rowing Boats
Explore Windermere at your own pace with the hire of your own row or motor boat
Our luxury motor boats can be hired at weekends from Bowness or Ambleside piers until 15 December 2018 (weather dependent).
Rowing boat hire has now ended for 2018. It will resume from 5th April 2019 onwards.
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.