Boat trips from Waterhead Pier

Boat trips from Waterhead Pier

Ambleside Boat Trips on Lake Windermere

Ambleside boat trips on Lake Windermere are accessible just a short scenic stroll, around one mile south of the town centre at Waterhead Pier. This puts a wealth of attractions around the lake within easy reach, with regular lake cruises from Ambleside Pier stopping at Bowness-on-Windermere and Lakeside on the southern edge of the Lake.

Waterhead Pier Ambleside

The picture-postcard village of Waterhead is a mere one mile from Ambleside town centre, with a choice of boat cruises on Lake Windermere departing from Waterhead Pier on the beautiful Bay flanked by attractive hotels, gift shops, lakeside inns and cafes.

A wide choice of lake cruises are available including simple Bowness to Ambleside tickets, fantastic Evening Cruises, Island Cruises and Walker Tickets. Well behaved dogs travel free of charge!

Family Accommodation near Ambleside

  • Rydal   (1.3 miles from the centre of Ambleside)
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    £34
    Per person B&B (two sharing)
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    The hotel welcomes families and children and we have a number of rooms suitable for different sized parties - please contact us to discuss your requirements.
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  • Windermere   (2.6 miles from the centre of Ambleside)
    Sleeps 4
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    £449
    per week (seasonal) Sleeps 4+1
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    Family friendly luxury lodge at award-winning Limefitt Park near Windermere. Cot and highchair included. Pet friendly with onsite inn serving food, playground and games field.
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  • Windermere   (2.6 miles from the centre of Ambleside)
    Sleeps 5
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    £530
    Per Week (Seasonal) sleeps 4-5
     
    3 family friendly Lake District holiday lodges with 2/3 bedrooms, hot tub, kid's play area & access to off site leisure facilities. Restaurant for meals. Short breaks.
     
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