See below for an update on local attractions and places to visit during your holiday.
Lakeland Motor Museum
With a fascinating collection of over 30,000 exhibits that trace the development of road transport throughout the twentieth century - cycles, motorbikes, motor cars and automobilia. The Lakeland Motor Museum is housed in a converted mill in the heart of the Lake District, we’re minutes from Lake Windermere
Now open every day....
With the 2m social distancing rule inside the museum and staggered entry times; every 15 minutes
All visitors will need to pre book online here.
Windermere Lake Cruises
Daily Sailings - Operating circular (non landing) 60 minute cruises from their 3 main piers, from 10 am each morning. Each cruise lasts 1 hour.
Bowness (departures every 15 mins) ~ Steamers MV Teal and MV Tern will sail from here along with 4 modern launches
Ambleside (departures every 45 minutes) ~ 2 modern launches will operate from here
Lakeside (departures every 90 minutes) ~ MV Swan will operate this service and it can be booked as 1 hour cruise, or combine with the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway . The journey will start and finish at Haverthwaite Station
Visitors can book online and seats will be allocated at the time of the booking. The seats will be either indoor or outdoor only.
To book click here here.
NEW Service from Windermere Lakes Cruises : Private Cruises
• A private skippered vessel, which can be hired by the hour.
• Available only from Waterhead and Bowness and at specified times
• This service is for large family groups who are able to travel together so will not need to socially distance from each other .
• Traditional Wooden Launches will be used on this new service
• The cost for up to 12 passengers will be £200 per hour
• Over 12 passengers and the cost will be £250 per hour
• This service can only booked over the phone on 015394 43360
Self Drive Luxury Motor Boats from Windermere Lake Cruises
This is the ideal way for families to get out on the lake in a completely socially distanced way.
Visitors can pre plan and pre book your required time. There is a choice of 3 locations to start your self-drive cruise; Bowness Beach, Bowness Dock or Waterhead (Ambleside).
Pre-booking is strongly recommended as they do sell out fast! Book here.
Please note, all passengers will by law be required to wear face coverings whilst on the large vessels.
This does NOT apply to Self Drives, only the larger passenger carrying vessels