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Really good fun.

Seems to be quite a bit cheaper than the other boat rentals in the area especially for 6 people as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steven B
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Fantastic fun

We hired a boat Saturday,£30 for an hour is an absolute bargain. Lovely staff. Dog friendly. Great... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
ToniConduct
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Situated in Bowness-in-Windermere on the edge of Windermere Lake. Boat hire is £30 per hour, plus £30 refundable deposit. The electric boat seats up to 6 people whether it be a child or adult, dogs are also welcome. Has a canopy for the wetter...more
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Glebe Road | Windermere Aquatic, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seems to be quite a bit cheaper than the other boat rentals in the area especially for 6 people as you pay by the boat. Expected it to be an old boat and equipment at the price but everything seemed new and of good quality....More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We hired a boat Saturday,£30 for an hour is an absolute bargain. Lovely staff. Dog friendly. Great fun. Highly recommend

Thank ToniConduct
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

We took our 2x four year old boys on a private boat for an hour. It's £30 for a family ticket on the main boats where the boys would be bored. Our boys loved it We recommend it £30 deposit which is refundable when you...More

Thank pmarr81
Reviewed July 25, 2018

As a group of four adults, we thoroughly enjoyed our hour on the lake. They were not speed boats by any means, but good fun nonetheless. We all took a turn at driving, and had some great photo opportunities of the lovely scenery, and the...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Friendly funny staff who put you at ease, so cheap and definitely worth doing especially in great weather.

Thank Nyciela
Reviewed July 3, 2018

We ended up at Bowness on Windermere on a very sunny July 2018 afternoon with our 7yr old and 5 yr old sons and our 1 yr old Jack Russell, Baxter. we needed to cool off from the 27Deg heat but at the same time...More

Thank Wychenhill
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Brilliant way to get on the lake. Had to wait for a boat for about 1 hour but well worth it to be skipper of your own boat for 1 hour. Mind the wash from the other larger boats!

Thank Wynford35
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

We walked by a couple of times before taking the plunge and hiring a boat as we weren't sure if it would be our thing. It was! We were a party of 4 adults, 2 children and a dog and all enjoyed the trip. We...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Had a 2 hour hire of one of the motor boats from here there were 5 of us. The guy who served us and showed us how to use the boat was fantastic he explained everything brilliantly this is the first time we have done...More

Thank Damon N
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed a trip out on the lake over the Easter weekend as a family of 5. We spotted this little gem round the corner from where the larger boats sail and with it being a set fee of £30 for the hour rather...More

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ToniConduct
August 11, 2018|
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Response from Wynford35 | Reviewed this property |
Hello there is limited parking further along the lake road. I didn't use this facility but I suspect you have to pay,
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Jennifer M
May 29, 2017|
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Response from Wadey57 | Reviewed this property |
So long as they wear a lifejacket and you keep an eye on them, why not?
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PrincessPL29
March 21, 2017|
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Response from aquaticboatcentres | Property representative |
Hi We only have self drive boats for a maximum of 6 people.
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