Lake cruises and group charters on Coniston Water in the Lake District
Photo: Coniston Water in the Lake District

timetable and fares for regular Coniston Launch services

Use an around the lake ticket to either relax and enjoy a round trip on the boat, or hop on and off the boat throughout the day at our jetties and catch a later sailing back using the same ticket.


Northern Service (Red Route): 45 minute cruise

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Experience Coniston Water and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding area. See Bluebird's base, pass Holly Howe and find out the names of the fells.

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2018 TIMETABLE
  every day Sat 10 Mar to Sun 28 Oct 2018 26 Mar - 30 Sep  
Coniston dep 10.45 11.45 12.45 1.45 3.00 3.55 4.40  
Waterhead 10.50 11.50 12.50 1.50 3.05 4.00 4.45  
Torver 11.05 12.05 1.05 2.05 3.20 4.15 5.00  
Brantwood 11.20 12.20 1.20 2.20 3.35 4.30 5.15  
Coniston arr 11.30 12.30 1.30 2.30 3.45 4.40 5.25  
               
 
Fares Adult Child (5-15)
(under 5's Free)
Family (2ad, 3ch)
Northern cruise (around the lake or hop on & off throughout the day) £11.50 £5.75 £26.00
Single fares also available to various points around the lake - please pay on boat      
We sell discounted tickets on behalf of Brantwood for entry to the house and gardens. £7.00 Free
       

Wild Cat Island Cruise (Yellow Route): 60 minute cruise

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Our Torver jetty has now re-opened due to the lake level going up.

Sunny Bank jetty currently out of use due to repairs. All other jetties operating as usual.

See nearly all of the lake in 60 minutes. Discover "Wild Cat Island" as seen in the 1970's film "Swallows and Amazons". A Yellow Route around the lake ticket will also allow you to hop on and off the boat for the whole day, either on the the Yellow or Red Route.

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2018 TIMETABLE
Sat 24 Mar to Sun 28 Oct 2018
Coniston dep 10.00 11.20 12.30 2.05 3.15
Torver 10.10 11.30 12.40 2.15 3.25
Sunny Bank 10.25 11.45 12.55 2.30 3.40        
Brantwood 10.50 12.10 1.20 2.55 4.05        
Coniston arr 11.00 12.20 1.30 3.05 4.15        
                   
 
Fares Adult Child (5-15)
(under 5's Free)
Family (2ad, 3ch)
Yellow Route £12.75 £6.40 £27.00
Single fares also available to various points around the lake - please pay on boat
We sell discounted tickets on behalf of Brantwood for entry to the house and gardens. £7.00 Free

Southern Lake Themed Cruise (Green Route): 90 minutes

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Enjoy the natural history and tranquil southern extremity of Coniston Water. Discover "Wild Cat Island" of Swallows & Amazons fame. If you buy a Green Route around the lake ticket, you can use the Red and Yellow routes as much as you like during the day, then the Green Route when it departs at 4.40pm.

The Southern service (Green Route) runs Mondays to Thursdays only:

  • Monday and Wednesday: Swallows and Amazons theme
  • Tuesday and Thursday: Campbells on Coniston theme

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2018 TIMETABLE
Mon 26 Mar to Thur 27 Sep 2018
Coniston dep   4.40            
Torver   4.55            
Lake Bank   5.25            
Sunny Bank   5.40            
Brantwood   6.00            
Coniston arr   6.10            
 
Fares Adult Child (5-15)
(under 5's Free)
Family (2ad, 3ch)
Green Route £17.25 £8.65 £34.50
Single fares also available to various points around the lake - please pay on boat      

Winter Timetable

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Experience Coniston Water and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding area. See Bluebird's base, pass Holly Howe and find out the names of the fells. Use an around the lake ticket to either relax and enjoy a round trip on the boat, or hop on and off the boat throughout the day at our jetties and catch a later sailing back using the same ticket.

 
  Winter 2018/19
3 Nov 2018 to 8 Mar 2019
Heated cabins
   
Coniston dep 10.40 11.40 12.40 1.40 2.40      
Waterhead 10.45 11.45 12.45 1.45 2.45      
Torver 11.05 12.05 1.05 2.05 3.05      
Brantwood 11.15 12.15 1.15 2.15 3.15      
Coniston arr 11.25 12.25 1.25 2.25 3.25      
                   
 
  • Nov 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 24, 25
  • Dec 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 28, 29, 30, 31
  • Jan 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
  • every day from Feb 2nd 2019 onwards
 
Fares Adult Child (5-15)
(under 5's Free)
Family (2ad, 3ch)
Northern cruise (around the lake or hop on & off throughout the day) £11.50 £5.75 £26.00
Single fares also available to various points around the lake - please pay on boat      
We sell discounted tickets on behalf of Brantwood for entry to the house and gardens. £7.00 Free
       

7 Day Explorer Ticket

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If you book our 7 Day Explorer Ticket online, the date starts from the first use on the boat.

Unlimited travel on Coniston Launch:

  • adult: 26
  • child: 13
  • family (up to 2 adults and 3 children): 52
  • under 5s: free

Tickets available on the boat.


See also our special interest cruises:

Note:

  • All sailings are subject to weather and operational circumstances.
  • Please fold pushchairs before boarding.
  • Well-behaved dogs are welcome - 1 per dog.

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