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Bowness Bay Marina - Windermere Boat Hire

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Self Drive Electric boat hire on Windermere, England's Largest lake. Our fleet of 14 Electric hire boats and 5 outboard engined motor boats are the perfect way of exploring Lake Windermere. Escape the crowds and enjoy Lake Windermere from the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Winander House, Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
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All reviewsgreat funtwo hourssafety briefingcash depositgave us a maplife jacketsthese guyssteering wheelsafety talkhour triphour hirehighly recommend this companycouple of hoursstaff were friendlymy partnersunny daylake district
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went out for 2 hours, as we paid before 10am we were told it was a reduced rate (£10 less), this isn't displayed anywhere on the boards or where pricing is so we didn't know until paying which was a bonus! Straight forward hire...More

Thank Leeeya078
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hired Gloietta with an outboard engin for a four hour trip on the lake. We travelled first up to the southern tip of the lake & then down to the northern tip. The whole trip took around 31/2 hours. It was a sunny day...More

Thank Catherine W
WindermereBoatHire, Owner at Bowness Bay Marina - Windermere Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, it sounds like you made the most of your time out on the lake. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly, helpful staff, don't forget deposit to be left us cash only £40. We hired one of the small boats with a cover which ee didn't need as weather was ok, think would hire next size up next time, the family before us came back...More

Thank Susan H
WindermereBoatHire, Owner at Bowness Bay Marina - Windermere Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. We are pleased you enjoyed your trip out on one of our Mystics. Please call again next time you are in the area

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hired a boat for 2hrs yesterday very straight forward hire reasonably priced staff freindly and well knowledgeable had a great afternoon defo reccommend

Thank lisajLeeds
WindermereBoatHire, Owner at Bowness Bay Marina - Windermere Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review & recommendation. We hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not something we’d probably have done but the family bought it for us for an anniversary gift .... so glad they did! They booked us 3 hours on Glorietta and the time just flew by. We were told to arrive 15 mins before our allotted...More

Thank Jane W
WindermereBoatHire, Owner at Bowness Bay Marina - Windermere Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your very kind review. We love hearing back from our customers. Thank you so much for the recommendation and we are glad you enjoyed your time out on Glorietta. We hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was great value £55 for 2 hours with a £40 deposit. This can all be put on a card but the more security minded may want to give cash as the staff make a copy of your card. Everyone in the family have a...More

Thank 955leew
WindermereBoatHire, Owner at Bowness Bay Marina - Windermere Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind review. We are please you enjoyed your time on our boats. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend you book first as this place is busy! Lads were fantastic. After safety briefing they help us into a boat & your away!!! Fantastic time on the lakes, there's so much to see. Defo best way to see lakes & also good value

Thank Tony H
WindermereBoatHire, Owner at Bowness Bay Marina - Windermere Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. Our hire boat staff do a great job. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We called to make a booking and couldn't get the day we wanted so pre-booked for another day. Booking in advance highly recommended. We were out on the lake for 4 hours and managed to see most of it from Ambleside at the top down...More

Thank GramClan5
WindermereBoatHire, Owner at Bowness Bay Marina - Windermere Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are please you all enjoyed your time out on the lake. Thank you for your suggestion for maps in the boats, this is something we have now implemented. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have just returned from the lakes and hired a boat whilst there. Well in fact I booked it in advance to make sure we got a boat. From the moment we arrived, everything was explained well and the staff were friendly and polite. We...More

Thank David M
WindermereBoatHire, Owner at Bowness Bay Marina - Windermere Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. Its great to hear you enjoyed your trip out aboard Isla. I'm pleased you found our staff friendly polite and informative. We look forward to welcoming you back I the future.

Reviewed 13 August 2018

This was great fun. We took two boats for two hours each and went alongside each other (not too close as that isn't allowed). It was great fun and all the children had a turn steering the boat. I have given it four star as...More

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WindermereBoatHire, Owner at Bowness Bay Marina - Windermere Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you had great fun out on the lake on our boats. Our staff are available for any questions prior to you boarding and maps of the lake are available for you to use as reference. We hope...More

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Deb S
15 June 2018|
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Response from Liam C | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to contact them from 9am until 6-30pm
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Steven H
17 April 2018|
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Response from WindermereBoatHire | Property representative |
Hi Steven, please take a look at our website: bownessbaymarina, all the prices are on there. We have a fleet of different boats for you to choose from. We advise booking in advance. We can take payment over the phone when... More
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Lilo2008
10 April 2018|
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Response from WindermereBoatHire | Property representative |
Yes Dogs are welcome on all of our boats as long as they are accompanied by a human ;)
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