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Windermere Lake Cruises

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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...more
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Glebe Road | Winander House, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been here August 2018. The Lake Cruise is amazing, very nice views, staff are always there to help and answer to your questions. I will come back for sure.

Thank alinaflorinap
Windermere L, Public Relations at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your wonderful review and five star rating. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit so much and we look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked the package which include the cruise to and from lakeside and aquarium entry. From start to finish i would say this was a 3 to 4 hour family activity. The staff on the cruise were lovely as was the lunch we had. Only...More

Thank lovinit88
Windermere L, Public Relations at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your fantastic review and five star rating. We're delighted the whole family enjoyed their day out and hope to welcome you again one day.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely cruise. Stayed dry so sat up top, but dress warm as it’s chilly going into the wind. Nice views of the southern half of the Lake. Useful basic commentary on buildings, islands and history. You can get drinks, hot or alcoholic, on...More

Thank Brinobster
Windermere L, Public Relations at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

• had this trip off-season to avoid huge crowds, end of autumn was a perfect timming • tried all the lake cruises, all had breath taking views however, the RED cruise was the best in my opinion • all cruises offer variety of alcoholic and...More

Thank okilja_
Windermere L, Public Relations at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely, informative review. We're delighted you enjoyed our cruise and hope to welcome you again one day.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent experience ....polite service, we were very lucky the weather was quite mild and calm for the time of year. We were made to feel very welcome aboard the boat....and the commentary was informative.

Thank Carol B
Windermere L, Public Relations at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review and five star rating. We're so pleased you enjoyed the cruise and hope to welcome you again one day

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used the boat last week to visit Ambleside. It does get busy and it isn’t cheap but it’s still better than driving and trying to find a parking space. Last year we got quite a bit of commentary on houses etc but this year we...More

Thank matay20
Windermere L, Public Relations at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We're delighted once again you enjoyed our cruise. We look forward to welcoming you again next time on your trip to Lakeside.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reasonably priced return journey to lakeside. Commentary on board, with good info about the journey. Toilets & cafe on board, you can sit in the open or snug & warm inside. Staff really friendly.

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

Thank you for your wonderful review and five star rating. We're delighted you enjoyed our cruise so much and hope to welcome you aboard again one day.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely cruise down to the aquarium, well organised and a great way to travel. Easy to read timetable and the boat was lovely, was a little cold to sit up on deck, so plenty of room inside for everyone.

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

We're so pleased you enjoyed the cruise and your visit to the aquarium. Thank you for your lovely review and five star rating. We hope to welcome you again one day

Reviewed 1 week ago

A relaxing and exciting way to spend 45 minutes on Lake Windermere. You'll see hidden coves with yachts at anchor and shorelines of the Lake with some amazing houses on them as well feel the tranquility of being on a boat on this beautiful lake....More

Thank CatrinaR72
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- sounds like you had a fantastic day out! we're delighted you enjoyed it so much and hope to welcome you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the day visited we decided to take the 45 minute cruise on the lake the staff were very polite and welcoming the cometary during the cruise was very informative Hot and cold drinks were available on board

Thank williamwalker890
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 so pleased you enjoyed the cruise and commentary. We hope to welcome you again one day.

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sunshinelincs
4 July 2018|
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Response from Windermere L | Property representative |
Hello Our closest pier to Storrs is Bowness- LA23 3HQ. You can either book online in advance on our website or purchase tickets on arrival at our ticket office. kind regards Jacqui WLC
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dav007UK
11 June 2018|
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Response from Windermere L | Property representative |
Hello - many thanks for your enquiry and for everyone's help. you can book tickets online in advance and some tickets are available at a discounted rate. But tickets which have been discounted already such as combined... More
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CLW1987
29 May 2018|
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Response from Colingarner1 | Reviewed this property |
They are next door to each other
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