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

  • Ambleside   (0.2 miles from the centre of Ambleside)
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    £40
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    Delightful central Ambleside B&B guest house. We have a family suite and a number of twin rooms. We also provide a cot free of charge. We're ideally close to Windermere boat trips.
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  • Ambleside   (0.2 miles from the centre of Ambleside)
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    £27
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    Various family accommodation: Family x 3 (kingsize & single bed) Family x 4 (kingsize & 2 x single beds with 3/4 partition wall both with balcony access.
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  • Ambleside   (2.2 miles from the centre of Ambleside)
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    £9
    Per tent (depends on size, season & camp position) per night
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    Families welcome at this charming lakeshore campsite with grass pitches, glamping pods and camper van spaces. Great facilities onsite including play area and shop.
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