To reserve your boat please call us on 015394 45535

Lake Windermere Boats

For Hire.

If you are looking for a fun-filled adventurous activity why not view our range of Lake Windermere Boats at our boat hire centre at Bowness Bay Marina.
We have an impressive selection of self drive boats available, perfect for exploring every corner of Lake Windermere, Ambleside and more. All boats are available to hire in person on the day (subject to availability) however during weekends, Bank Holidays and School Holidays booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment.

We have a fleet of boats available in a range of sizes perfect for couples, families and small groups. Simply contact our team at Bowness Bay Marina today to book your preferred boat on 015394 45535.

Please note: Full payment is required at the point of booking. Please check out our boat hire Prices and FAQ's here.


Mystic Boats For Hire

Mystics (choice of 13 boats)

Our Standard Mystic boats are Licensed for up to 8 persons and are powered by a quiet electric motor. These boats are very easy to operate and can be fully covered, half covered or completely open to suit the weather conditions. Our Mystic boats are available from just £30 for 1 hour. Please use the button below to view our Prices and FAQ’S page for more information.


Premium Boats - Duchess & Glorietta

(advance booking highly recommended)

Boat For Hire - Duchess


(6 person maximum)

‘Duchess’ is a 21ft Traditional Electric Launch. These launches are almost silent when under way. Bring a hamper, and enjoy the changing scenery and wildlife as the hustle and bustle of daily life is left behind. ‘Duchess’ has a full canopy enclosure which can be removed if required. Other features include a Bluetooth/FM Stereo.

Boat For Hire - Glorietta


(5 person maximum)

‘Glorietta’ is a 16ft Scandinavian built luxury day cruiser and can carry a maximum of 5 persons. Propulsion comes from a super quiet 9.9HP Modern Suzuki Outboard Engine. Cockpit seating for 4 with an additional seating area in the front of the boat underneath the windscreen. Book Now to avoid dissapointment


Premium PLUS Boats - (Michelle, Isla, Eden & Warrior)

(advance booking highly recommended)



(8 persons maximum)

‘Michelle’ is an 18 ft Luxury electric day boat with a comfortable and sociable cockpit layout, cd/usb stereo, table with drinks holders, led lighting and hardtop roof with optional canopy screens. ‘Michelle’ is easy to operate and very manoeuvrable. Propulsion comes from a fully electric pod drive motor and is therefore extremely smooth and quiet. PLEASE NOTE - Due to the capacity of this boats batteries 'Michelle' can only be hired for a maxium of 5 hours per day

Boat For Hire - Isla

Isla & Eden

(8 person maximum)

‘Isla’ and ‘Eden’ are 18ft Luxury day launches and are powered by a super quiet modern 9.9HP Outboard Motor. Like ‘Michelle’, ‘Isla’ and ‘Eden’ can seat up to 8 persons in comfort and are very easy to operate.


All of our Premium and Premium PLUS boats are available for a minimum hire period of 2 hours and prices start from £65. Please Click on our Prices and FAQ’S’ page for more information.

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Bowness Bay Marina
Winander House, Glebe Road
Cumbria LA23 3HE