Explore lake Windermere from Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre with one of our Self Drive Motor Boats, Traditional Fishing Boats or Pedalos. Free parking and just a short drive from Windermere or Ambleside.
A self drive hire boat from The Watersports Centre on lake Windermere
A hired pedalo boat on lake Windermere
Moored self drive hire boats at The Watersports Centre, Windermere
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.
Boat Hire on Windermere
Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre is conveniently situated on the lake Windermere shoreline, part way between Windermere and Ambleside. The Watersports centre provides free parking for the duration of your hire period. Our shoreline jetties give easy access to the lake, allowing hirers to explore Windermere with one of our self drive motor boats, pedalos or fishing boats.
Self Drive Motor Boat Hire
The centre's self drive motor boats are powered by a 6hp engine and are controlled by a steering wheel. Instruction and basic equipment is provided though we ask those wishing to hire a boat to be 18 years or older and those driving one of our self drive motor boats to be 16 years or older.
We offer boats for hire for either 2, 4 or 8 hours. The centre’s motor boats can accommodate a maximum of 6 people and we have a range of prices to suite boat occupancy. All our motor boats have a small roof and open aft deck.
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Prices include buoyancy aids and fuel. The Minimum age to hire a motor boat is 18 years old and to drive the boat you must be 16 years old or older.
Fishing Boat Hire
Our fishing boats have the same 6hp outboard engine as our motor boats, They are ideal for your fishing trip. Hire for 4 or 8 hours, we will provide an anchor.
(Please note the fishing equipment is not provided.)
The Watersports Centre also has a number of pedalo boats available to hire. These small self powered boats can accommodate up to 4 people and provide a fun way to explore lake Windermere under your own steam.
Up to 4 people.
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.