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Windermere Lake Cruises

  • Bowness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 0-8
  • Tours and River Cruises

Attraction Information

No matter where you start your journey with Windermere Lake Cruises, be it from Bowness, Ambleside or Lakeside, the spectacular and family friendly voyage gives the traveller magnificent views of mountain scenery, plus secluded bays and many wooded islands as you sail by.

A wide range of trip types are available varying in length (from 45 minutes up to 48 hours!) so it's easy to tailor your day to your group, often including stops are Wray Castle and other local spots. The springtime walker's ticket combines 2 boat cruises with a stunning 4 mile walk along the quiet western shore and is a great day out for the whole active family!

It's well worth using the link to check ahead at everything these folks have on offer as some of the services are seasonal, some are group size dependent, but all are enchanting and relaxing trips that the kids will enjoy.

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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 17:30


General Admission
Adults from £8.60
Kids (5-15) from £4.30

Travel & Contact Information


Lakeside, Ambleside, Bowness, Cumbria, LA22 0EY, England

Phone number

015394 43360



Click here to visit Windermere Lake Cruises' website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, snacks are available.

Yes, Windermere Lake Cruises is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Windermere Lake Cruises have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Windermere Lake Cruises has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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