Watersports on Lake Windermere

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Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre offers an extensive range of equipment to hire and an inspiring setting on Lake Windermere.



Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre

The Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre has an enviable position on the Windermere lakeshore, overlooking the Langdale pikes. The centre offers a broad range of watersports boat & equipment hire and watersport activity instruction on the lake. Set against the backdrop of the Lakeland fells it is a great location for getting out on the water.


Watersports Bookings

Book now for your activity with us.

Pre-booking is essential.

Hire & Activities can be booked online or by phone.

0333 2203 106
Mon-Fri: 8.30am-8pm
Sat-Sun: (Including Bank Holidays) 9am-4pm

015394 39441
(For same day bookings & other enquiries.
Opening hours: 9am - 5pm)


All sessions are subject to availability & weather conditions.

Before arrival please check:
Opening Times | Terms & Conditions | Car Parking & Facilities


Watersports Activities & Hire

We offer a wide variety of Watersports and boat hire suitable for all ages and abilities including:

For a full price list of available Activities & Hire Times please see our pricing page (These may change throughout the season so please refer to this page for up to date information).


Guest Discount Offer & Benefits

Visitors staying at any English Lakes Hotel are eligible for a discount of 10% OFF watersports activities & courses at The Watersports Centre.

Please Note: Discount is not available for any Wake on the Bay activities.

Visitors staying at any English Lakes Hotel are eligible to keep their boat at the Watersports Centre for the duration of their stay. Garage storage is also available for 24 hour hire to hotel guests for £100.

For all enquires please contact the Watersports Centre on Tel: 015394 39441 or email watersports.lowwood@englishlakes.co.uk


Opening Times

Open 7 days a week 9am - 5pm, March - October

Watersports enquiries please ring: or 015394 39441

The Marina Office
Open 7 days a week 9am - 5pm

Marina enquiries please ring: 015394 39441


Parking & Facilities

Our facilities include ample parking (free for customers only), changing rooms and showers, equipment hire and a shop selling refreshments and watersports equipment.


Day Launching

Day launching is available at the Watersports site. The charge is £35 per powered craft and £15 per unpowered craft. Day launching is available during our opening hours of 9-5pm. Parking is included with this charge, please report to the Watersports reception to complete a day launch form and pay upon your arrival.


Dogs On Site

Dogs are welcome on site on leads. Dogs are allowed on motor boats, canoes, kayaks, pedalo and sailing boats, at the owners risk. Dogs are not permitted on paddleboards or the wakesurfing and kneeboarding boats.


How to Find Us

We are situated at the northern end of Windermere, on the A591 between the towns of Windermere and Ambleside. We have ample car parking on site. The nearest railway station is at Windermere (4 miles) and the centre is served by a number of bus routes.

Sat Nav: LA23 1LP



South Lakeland District Council

Our boats and operators are licensed and inspected by SLDC (South Lakeland District Council) as required under the Public Health Act 1907, Section 94.

Group of paddle boarders on Lake Windermere

Watersports Activities on Lake Windermere

The Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre, situated on the lake Windermere shoreline, offers a wide variety of watersports instruction and boat hire suitable for all ages and abilities.

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Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa on the shores of Lake Windermere

Lake District Weather Station

The Weather Station at Low Wood Bay Marina & Watersports provides a statistical overview of the weather conditions on Lake Windermere.

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Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa

Lake District Webcam

The webcam at Low Wood Bay Marina & Watersports allows users to control the camera to view a selection of pre-selected views ranging from the Watersports Jetties to the Langdale Pikes.

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Sailing on a sunny day at Low Wood Watersports

Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre Terms & Conditions

The full terms & conditions of Watersports at Low Wood Bay.

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Boat Hire on Lake Windermere with the Watersports Centre

Watersports Pricing

Pricing for hire and or activities at the Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre.

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