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 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

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


Opening Times

Open daily, 7 days a week 9am - 5pm.


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.


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



Pre-booking is essential.

Hire & Activities can be booked by calling us on:

015394 39441

All sessions are subject to availability & weather conditions.

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



Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre is registered with The Adventure Activities Licensing Service (AALS) as licensed to provide specified activities under the following headings: watersports. Licence details can be confirmed by calling The Licensing Service on Tel: 029 2075 5715. Registration number: L9072/R0178.


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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