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Bowness Bay Marina - Windermere Boat Hire

Winander House, Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
+44 15394 45535
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Morning boat trip

We wanted to take a boat out on the Lake and my wife found Bowness Bay Marina on the internet, we... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Steeple Claydon, United Kingdom
via mobile
A peaceful hour on the Lakes

We hired a small boat for an hour on the Lakes and it was beautiful, peaceful and fun ,would... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
jane h
Grantham, United Kingdom
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Self Drive Electric boat hire on Windermere, England's Largest lake. Our fleet of 15 Electric hire boats are the perfect way of seeing Lake Windemere. Escape the crowds and enjoy Lake Windermere from the comfort of your own boat. Our boats are very quiet and extremely easy to operate, hire the boat for an hour, half day or full day and bask in the beauty of Windermere's breathtaking scenery. Boats are licensed up to 8 persons, children go free and dogs are more than welcome.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good27%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Winander House, Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
+44 15394 45535
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We wanted to take a boat out on the Lake and my wife found Bowness Bay Marina on the internet, we called and booked for the following day, One of their premium boats £65 for 2 hours for 3 adults and a dog, Customer service...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We hired a small boat for an hour on the Lakes and it was beautiful, peaceful and fun ,would certainly recommend

1  Thank jane h
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We hired a Duchess boat last week for 3 hours in the afternoon. We had turned up without notice and found the staff to be very helpful and accommodating. They let us have the 3 hours even though it meant us returning slightly after their...More

Thank 2015Lil
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I booked the Glorietta for the day. It was part of birthday celebrations for my husband, so splashed out as quite expensive. We took a picnic with us, and our dog, and parked on the long stay car park across the road from the Bowness...More

Thank D and D T
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We hired a boat for two adults and two children, the staff were very helpful and informative! Despite the rain we had a great couple of hours - would definitely recommend.

Thank juliaw76
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We took a boat out here for a couple of hours and maybe should have done longer as it was lovely being out on Windermere. The views are great and the Lake is huge, so you can easily be away from other people. Highly recommend...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

i live in the Lake District so i'm not writing this as a tourist. its a beautiful place and would so incredibly peaceful if it wasn't so busy. obviously, tourism brings money into the area so we can't complain but it does get unbelievably cramped...More

Thank yeahthatjess
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic boat trip around Windermere on an old Victorian converted steamer. Great to be able to get on and off

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Took my fiancé on a boat ride for the hour , it was alright but limited to 5mph so have to be wary about the time and make sure you leave enough time to travel back otherwise you lose a £30 deposit , other than...More

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I hired a boat from here in June and I had a great time, I came back again yesterday for more! I highly recommend this company. My first visit I did three hours which was lovely, and felt just right for exploring the north of...More

Thank Misty_Le_Cluck
WindermereBoatHire, Owner at Bowness Bay Marina - Windermere Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thanks you for your review. We aim to please here at Bowness Bay marina and we hope you will visit us for a 3rd time and many more

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23 September 2016|
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Response from tacky1957 | Reviewed this property |
i think its about 9am till around 6pm
10 July 2016|
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Response from beatles28 | Reviewed this property |
You can you need to go on web and checkout charter boat hire.
3 July 2016|
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Response from Evsy4999 | Reviewed this property |
At this particular one the only options were motor boats and row boats.