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Windermere Lake Cruises

Winander House | Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HQ, England
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Half-Day Windermere and Lake District winter tour
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Windermere Lake Cruises is a leading tourist attraction in the heart of the Lake District on England's largest lake. Steamers and Launches sail daily throughout the year with Summer season connections for The Lakeland Motor Museum, Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway,Lake Aquarium, the Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole, Fell Foot Country park, Wray Castle and Ferry House (with connecting sevices for Hilltop and Hawkshead). Combined tickets are available. Windermere Lake Cruises offer more than a ferry service. We hold private charters, lunch cruises, buffet cruises, corporate hospitality, public sailings and group travel. The perfect all-weather attraction.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Winander House | Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were given complimentary cruise tickets as part of our hotel stay, several cruises to choose from and we enjoyed a 90 minute cruise across part of the lake. Easy to access the boat, comfortable inside with a range of refreshments to purchase, plenty of...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Winter trip from Newby Bridge to Bowness...sunshine...snow on mountains...calm lake..coffee in the warm..travelling in style for lunch at The Belsfield...best live commentary ever just right...all information came at correct time...Thank you to Mihail our skipper and all friendly happy staff.We were on the Lakeland 2...More

Thank coachho
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Got on in Bowness to travel over to Ambleside. Beautiful lake, beautiful scenery. Great way to travel. :)

Thank JAMMYC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we visit Bowness we treat ourselves to a lake cruise and it doesn't matter how many times in the past we have done this, it's always enjoyable. This time we travelled from Bowness upto Ambleside. For the brave you can sit outside on...More

Thank FIFINorfolk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great boat tour. Friendly staff. Very informative journey. Great prices. The boat is dog friendly too which is a bonus Thanks very much

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing day we had on our boat! It was a beautiful sunshiney day and we were given a motor boat to ride around for an hour across the beautiful lake Windermere. The boat was really easy to operate and was fantastic for looking...More

Thank corinnegibbonsx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't go to Windermere without a cruise on the lake . Took the return trip from Bowness to Ambleside - 30 minutes each way !! - Cold on the lake so wrap up ( if in winter ) - Stunningly beautiful !! - Choice of...More

Thank DavidFlatley
Windermere L, Public Relations at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you again one day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 22/11/17 on a particularly wet day. Nice way of spending an hour and a half relaxing taking in the sights in and around Windermere. Probably nicer in summer!

Thank Becky B
Windermere L, Public Relations at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so pleased you enjoyed the cruise - thank you for your lovely review. We hope to welcome you again one day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We bought a family ticket which included a return cruise and entrance to the motor museum. This also includes a bus transfer from the ferry terminal to the motor museum and back. The ferry was fun and we could get snacks from the bar. Kid...More

Thank Dave H
Windermere L, Public Relations at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review and five star rating. We're delighted you enjoyed your cruise and look forward to welcoming you all again one day.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the cruise from Bowness-on-Windermere to Lakeside and also went to the aquarium whilst there, it was our 7 month olds first boat trip and he loved it! The staff were friendly and the boat comfortable. The weather made viewing from the top deck...More

Thank 4-oclock-club-leeds
Windermere L, Public Relations at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so pleased you enjoyed the cruise - thank you for your lovely review. We hope to welcome you again one day.

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Jodie B
17 September 2017|
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Response from Windermere L | Property representative |
Thank you for your helpful answers everyone- as advised we do have lots of different cruise and ticket options. All our prices, description of the cruises and times can be found on the Cruise and Fares section of our website.
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Mark F
31 August 2017|
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Response from realdeal_9 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure where i booked they only offered 3 routes blue was 45 min long yellow 70 mins and red 90 min i think.we went on the blue cruise as was shortest time as i have young kids but it depends on what u want to see on... More
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Landback
24 August 2017|
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Response from Windermere L | Property representative |
Dogs are very welcome aboard all our vessels and they get to travel free- they even get their own special ticket!
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