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.
Pre-booking is essential.
Hire & Activities can be booked online or by phone.
0333 2203 106
Sat-Sun: (Including Bank Holidays) 9am-4pm
(For same day bookings & other enquiries.
Opening hours: 9am - 5pm)
All sessions are subject to availability & weather conditions.
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.
Please Note: Discount is not available for any Wake on the Bay activities.
Watersports Centre Winter Opening Hours
We will be open 9am - 5pm until 3rd November for Motor Boat Hire only.
From 4th November 2023 onwards the center will be closed for Winter.
Watersports Centre 2024 Opening Hours
April 2024 - October 2024 . Open 7 days a week 9am - 5pm.
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 is available at the Watersports site. The charge is £35 per boat and this is only available during our opening hours of 9-5pm. Parking is included with this charge, please report to the Watersports reception to pay and complete a day launch form 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.
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.Find Out More
Lake District Weather Station
The Weather Station at Low Wood Bay Marina & Watersports provides a statistical overview of the weather conditions on Lake Windermere.Find Out More
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.Find Out More
Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre Terms & Conditions
The full terms & conditions of Watersports at Low Wood Bay.Find Out More
Pricing for hire and or activities at the Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre.Find Out More