Our Self Drive Boats For Hire on Lake Windermere

If you are looking for a fun-filled adventurous activity why not view our range of Self Drive 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. Booking in advance through our online booking system is recommended to avoid disappointment. Subject to availability our system will allow you to book a boat from your mobile phone on arrival.

We have a fleet of boats available in a range of sizes perfect for couples, families and small groups. Click Here to book your preferred boat today.

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

Standard Boats

Standard Boats


Our Standard Mystic boats are Licensed for up to 8 persons and are powered by a quiet electric motor.

Prices from £55 for 2 hours

Premium Boats


‘Duchess’ is a 21ft Traditional Electric Launch. These launches are almost silent when underway.
‘Glorietta’ and 'Alice' are 16ft Scandinavian-built luxury day cruisers and can carry a maximum of 5 persons. Propulsion comes from a super quiet Modern Suzuki Outboard Engine. 

Prices from £75 for 2 hours

Premium Plus Boats


‘Michelle’ is an 18 ft Luxury electric day boat with a comfortable and sociable cockpit layout accommodating up to 8 people.
‘Isla’ and ‘Eden’ are 18ft Luxury day launches and are powered by super quiet modern Outboard Motors also accommodating up to 8 people.
'Zena' & 'Zelda' are 17ft Warrior class dayboats, powered by a Suzuki Outboard engine for up to 6 people. 

Prices from £95 for 2 hours

BOOK your boat securely online

To enable us to operate safely and within the guidelines all of our boats will be available by ONLINE BOOKING ONLY and for a minimum of 2 hour periods.