1. United Kingdom
  2. North West England
  3. Windermere
  4. Lake District

Windermere: 24-Hour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise Sail All Piers

Product ID: 178919
The Freedom of the Lake ticket allows you to sit back, relax and see the whole of the lake on-board a modern launch. Travel the full length of Lake Windermere in just under 3 hours, or hop on and off at any of the piers around the lake
About this activity
Valid 24 hours
(from first activation)
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Listen to a fascination commentary on the history, attractions and points of interest surrounding Windermere
  • Hop on and off at the different ports for a 24-hour period
  • Enjoy snacks, hot a cold drinks and a licensed bar, available on-board
  • Enjoy the views in all weathers with indoor and outdoor seating
Full description
This cruise ticket is valid on all scheduled sailings and is valid for 24-hours from time when you exchange your online e-voucher for your ticket at our piers.
This ticket allows unlimited travel on all scheduled sailings between Lakeside, Bowness, Brockhole and Ambleside, the enchanting Islands Cruise and the Ferry House Service from Bowness.

Passengers may also use the launch service (green cruise) which sails between Ambleside, Wray Castle and Brockhole, the Lake District National Park Visitor Centre.

The Bike Boat Service and the Fell Foot Ferry Service from Lakeside care also included in this ticket Whichever pier you sail from the spectacular voyage gives the traveller magnificent views of mountain scenery, secluded bays and the many wooded Islands. Add to this the opportunity to break your journey at the various stops and you have the makings of a perfect day out

Relax and enjoy the stunning Windermere scenery from on board any of our cruises and find out more about the beautiful landscape, the lake’s fascinating history and its nature and wildlife. All boats are well-equipped for any weather with heated indoor cabins, outdoor seating on a viewing deck, toilets and bar/café serving hot and cold drinks and refreshments.
  • 24-hour ticket to all cruises between Bowness Pier, Lakeside Pier and Ambleside Pier (Waterhead)
  • On-board commentary
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks and snacks (available to purchase on-board)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

You can join the cruises at either of the following piers: Bowness Pier, LA23 3HQ Lakeside Pier, LA12 8AS Ambleside (Waterhead) Pier, LA22 0EY

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Important information
Know before you go
You can start your journey at Bowness, Ambleside and Lakeside.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Despite the awful weather the skippers on the cruise were jolly, knowledgeable and really friendly. The boat itself was clean and the times ran perfect. Definitely recommend the hop on, hop off cruise.

December 15, 2019

We took the cruise in both directions and had a quite pleasant experience.

September 15, 2019

Had a great day. Glad we went for this cruise as was able to see the full lake.

September 12, 2019

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Windermere Lake Cruises

Product ID: 178919