Coniston Water Cruises

Coniston Launch Service

We run regular services covering two different circular routes on Coniston Water. Enjoy a full cruise or hop-on hop-off at any of the jetties.

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Visit Brantwood, John Ruskin’s Historic Home

Sail to Brantwood and visit the historic home of John Ruskin, poet, artist and social reformer. Explore the house, garden, craft gallery and café overlooking the lake. We sell discounted tickets for entry to Brantwood on board the boat.

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Swallows and Amazons Cruise

Step into the world of Swallows and Amazons and enjoy our 90 minute cruise as we discover the places used in the 1974 and 2016 films. Mondays and Wednesdays throughout Spring and Summer.

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Campbells on Coniston Cruise

A 90 minute cruise and talk following the route of Sir Malcom and Donald Campbell’s speed record attempts on Coniston Water. Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout Spring and Summer.

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Celebrate in style on Coniston Water

Book a private lake cruise to create a memorable occasion for your guests. From corporate events and conferences to birthday parties and weddings.

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  • VisitEngland Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
  • Coniston The English Lake District World Heritage Site
  • Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Awards Winner 2024