Windermere Boat Hire

Boat Hire on Windermere

Our motor boat and rowing boat hire allow you to explore Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake at your own pace.

Experience the breathtaking views only available from being out on the water. Public jetties along the eastern shore allow you to get off the boat and explore the lakeside towns, or stop off for lunch.

Motor Boat Hire

We have a choice of two types of motor boats available for hire, the first powered by a 6hp outboard engine and controlled by a steering wheel, which can take up to six people, the second powered by a 4hp outboard engine and controlled by a tiller, which can take up to four people.

Our 4hp tiller controlled boats are ideal for your fishing trip. Hire one for two hours or more and we will also provide a set of oars so you can get closer to the shore, an anchor and a fishing guide to Windermere.

6hp Steering Wheel Control

Hire Period Boat Capacity / No of Persons
1 to 2 people 3 to 4 people 5 to 6 people
1 hour £30 £40 £50
2 hours £50 £60 £70
4 hours £62 £75 £88
8 hours £89 £109 £129

Prices include buoyancy aids and fuel. Minimum age to hire the boat is 18 years old and you must be 16 years old to drive the boat.

Pedalo Hire

Hire Period Price
1 Hour £23
2 Hours £27
4 Hours £41
8 Hours £60

Fishing Boat Hire

The modern-style rowing boats are spacious and stable and can be handled by one or two people.

Hire Period Price
Half Day £70
Full Day £100

Price includes Rod Holders and Anchor.

Opening Times

1st April – 31st October open seven days a week.
(Outside these dates please contact us to check availability)

All sessions are subject to availability & weather conditions.


Hotel residents can enjoy a discount of 10% at Low Wood Bay Watersports.

Parking & Facilities

Our facilities include parking, changing rooms and showers, equipment hire and a shop selling refreshments and watersports equipment.

Webcam & Weather Station

Visit our weather station page to find out the current weather conditions in and around the lake. The webcam page provides users  with a selection of pre-selected views from which to choose from, allowing users limited control over the camera.

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