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Coniston Launch

Coniston Launch

Coniston Cruises

Coniston Cruises


    Lake Cruise, £4.25-£11.90


    Coniston Boatlandings,
    LA21 8AN

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    Enjoy cruising aboard 1920s launches with solar-electric power. A unique and environmentally friendly way to enjoy beautiful Coniston Water. A personal commentary by our crew complements your experience of this wonderful area.

    Coniston Launch provides a ferry service to 7 jetties, including Brantwood, the former home of John Ruskin; discounted house entry tickets are available on board.

    You can use the boat one way and then enjoy the walk back along lakeshore footpaths, or if you are feeling more adventurous you can explore the high fells.

    Experience our special cruises which include 'Swallows & Amazons' for those who are familiar with stories; 'Campbells on Coniston' for a comprehensive talk about the speed record attempts from the late 1930s.

    You may like to charter a launch for your private use in the late afternoon or evening.

    For further details see

    Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesItalian signs/guidesPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesTelephone (public)Welcome HostAccepts groups

    Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

    Disabled acces for those with some mobility.

    Opening details

    All sailings subject to weather and operational circumstances. Restricted service Dec and Jan please ring for details..


    Northern cruise adult £8.50, child £4.25 and family £22 group £6.90 each.

    Southern £11.90 adult, child £5.95, family £27, and group £9.50 each.


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
    • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
    • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
    • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

    Disabled acces for those with some mobility.



    Plan route to Coniston Launch using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: SD 307971  Lat: 54.36468 Long: -3.06681

    Parking: free

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 7 miles from Windermere station