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“A pleasant way to see the Lake” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Windermere Lake Cruises

Windermere Lake Cruises
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Winter Day Trip including a Lake Cruise in the Southern Lake District from...
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Owner description: 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 & Haverthwaite Railway,Lake Aquarium, the Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole, Fell Foot Country park, Wray Castle and Ferry House (with connecting sevices for Hilltop and Hawkshead). Combined tickets are available. Windermere Lake Cruises offer more than a ferry service. We hold private charters, lunch cruises, buffet cruises, corporate hospitality, public sailings and group travel. The perfect all-weather attraction.
Whitstable, Kent
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“A pleasant way to see the Lake”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

Sailed from Ambleside to Lakeside on one of the bigger boats on a lovely sunny day. Excellent views from anywhere in the boat, licensed bar, tea/coffee and toilets- what more can a tourist ask for- all at reasonable prices

Visited April 2013
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WLCcontact, administrator at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this review, May 11, 2013
Many thanks for your lovely review of our attraction - we hope to welcome you back again in the near future
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“Relaxing trip and the sun shone!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

Relaxing and peaceful boat trip from Bowness to Lakeside combined with a trip to the motor museum.Easy trip to do - met at Lakeside by bus for transfer to motor museum.Buy the combined ticket (yellow cruise) for a discounted price.Good value allow at least 2hours for a proper look at museum.Museum has good cafe.

Visited May 2013
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WLCcontact, administrator at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this review, May 11, 2013
Many thanks for your lovely review of our attraction & our sister attraction, the Lakeland Motor Museum. The combined ticket with the added bonus of the shuttle bus is a great, fun-filled, car-free day out for families, couples & even non-petrolheads! and as you so rightly said, good cafe!
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Kinross, United Kingdom
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“Lake cruise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

Excellent cruise all be it on a wet and windy day. Good facilities on-board also with very clean toilets etc;

Visited May 2013
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WLCcontact, administrator at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this review, May 11, 2013
Many thanks for your lovely review of our attraction.
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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“Scenic Cruise on Beautiful Lake Windermere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2013

Unfortunately, it was a dull day when we visited Bowness but we decided to go on a short lake cruise. The boat was very spacious & the commentary was interesting. Refreshments were available to purchase on board. We thoroughly enjoyed the cruise. Make sure you see the swans & other birdlife on the shore. Children love to feed them.

Visited April 2013
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WLCcontact, administrator at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this review, May 4, 2013
Many thanks for your lovely review of our attraction. You might have read in previous reviews about how some of our passengers were lucky enough to see an otter on their cruise. It is a wonderful place for wildlife spotting!
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“Excellent day out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013 via mobile

Was staying overnight in bowness and lnew before goong we wanted to use lake windermere cruises but weren't sure what route ect we wanted. Arriving in the morning after trying to figure out some leaflets we were lookin at the boards when a lovely gug asked if he could help. 2 confused tourist look back at him with we think we want this one with the walk. Literally within minutes he had foud us the correct brochure showed us the route told us everything we needed to know got us a ticket n put us on the pier. We were on a boat within minutes of arriving! Wow. How does he hold all that information in his head like tht! Wxcellent service. Already impressed when we bought the tikets we could use a ticket from our parking to get a reduce price. What a great idea that is! Parking wasnt too much anyway for 24 hours but then lake wondermere cruises gives u some bk! Happy customers! We enjoyed the cruises gettin to experience different boats and the commentry is fantastic really learnt alot gained alot from this experience. Visited wray castle then had a nice 4 mile walk. Arrived at the ferry point and boat was waiting to take us back. Every member of your staff we came across were friendly, informative, knew what was going on, could spit our confused faces and help us out, great with the children on board, really good team you have they are a credit to u. And every one of them seemed to be throughly enjoying the job like it was part of their day out too what a lovely sight! And all tlkin to each between bays really nice. If tey are enjoying it how can we not! You really do offer wverything and i will definatly be back woth my boat and train mad nephew! Thank you for making our day excellent and got some brill photos!

Visited April 2013
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WLCcontact, administrator at Windermere Lake Cruises, responded to this review, April 27, 2013
Well!!thank you for such a wonderful review! we do all enjoy our jobs & we're very pleased that it comes across to our passengers. We feel very lucky & proud to live & work in such a beautiful place & its our pleasure to assist & transport our visitors around. Many thanks again for your very kind words & we definitely look forward to welcoming you & your nephew aboard again!
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