Boats can be hired from Waterhead, Low Wood, Bowness, Brockhole – The Lake District Visitor Centre and Fell Foot Park. These vary from rowing boats to sailing boats or self-drive motor boats.
Take to the water to truly experience Windermere. The many different options and tickets allow you to hop off, walk back or just sit back and watch the mountains, woodlands and islands unfold before you.
Windermere has arctic charr, brown trout, pike, perch, roach and eels, salmon and sea trout.
Follow in the footsteps, or rather wake, of Arthur Ransome’s “Swallows and Amazons” and take up dinghy sailing! These places offer courses:
For keeled yachts:
Waterskiing and Powerboating
A car ferry links Ferry Nab on the eastern shore of Windermere with Ferry House, Far Sawrey on the west.
Category: Tourist Attraction
Address: Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3JQ
Web Address: https://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/home