Getting Around

Coniston Boating Centre, Coniston

Open 7 days a week 9.00am- 6.00pm

From the shores of England's loveliest lake, you can hire motor boats, rowing boats, canoes and sailing boats. There are also bikes available to hire including electric ones!

W: T:  015394 41366 A:  Coniston LA21 8EW


Coniston Sailing Centre

Coniston Sailing Club, Coniston

Coniston Sailing Club has been established for the last 35 years at the boathouse next to Coniston Hall. The 400 members enjoy dingy & cruiser sailing, and the bar is also most popular! For those wishing to bring their dingies on holiday, temporary membership is available.

W:  T: 015394 41580 A: Coniston Old Hall, Coniston, LA21 8AS


Coniston Launch

Coniston Launch, Coniston

Coniston Launch sails traditional passenger launches on Coniston Water, and runs a frequent ferry and cruise service calling at Coniston Boatlandings, Waterhead Hotel, Monk Coniston, Torver, Brantwood, Park a Mor, Lake Bank, and Sunny Bank. They attract many walkers who use the launch to supplement their day's rambling and to this end they have developed various jetties around the lake. They also sail all winter!

Open 7 days a week 10.30pm - 5.30pm

W: T: 01768 775753 A: Lake Road, Coniston, LA21 8AN



The Steam Yacht Gondola, Coniston

Enjoy the charm of luxury travel once experienced by wealthy Victorians, riding in style in Gondola’s opulent saloons or relaxing on her open-air decks as she glides across Coniston Water.

On the water everyday from 2 April to 31 October in 2015. Click here for the timetable

W: T: 01539 432433 A: Lake Road, Coniston, LA21 8AN


keswick launch

Keswick Launch

See the spectacular scenery of derwentwater by launch, launches run from Keswick, calling at six landing stages around Derwentwater on request.

W: T: 017687 72263 A: Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DJ


Crook Barn Stables

Crook Barn Stables at Torver

Crook Barn Stables is a great day out for everyone, weather you want to go on a ride out or just see the horses.

T: 015394 41088 A: 2 Scarhead, Torver, Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8BP 



Country Lanes Cycles, Windermere

Country Lanes Cycle Hire, Windermere

Country Lanes Cycle Hire specialize in cycle hire, mountain bike hire, self-guided cycle tours, bespoke holidays and corporate events. If you’re planning an active holiday this year, you’ve certainly found the right people.

Open 7 days a week: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

W: T:  015394 44544 A: Station Precinct, Cumbria, LA23 1AH

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