Opening times

Boat and bike hire

10am - dark

Bluebird Café

10am - 4.45pm

Getting here

Coniston Boating Centre
Lake Road
Coniston
Cumbria LA21 8EW

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Make a splash at Coniston Boating Centre this February half term

Why not make a day of it at Coniston this February half term holiday? If you have some budding Swallows and Amazons looking for a bit of adventure, a trip to Coniston might be just the answer.

Did you know that Coniston Water is the third largest lake in the Lake District. It is five miles long, half a mile wide, has a maximum depth of 184 feet, and covers an area of 1.89 square miles…

So there’s definitely plenty of space to take to the lake by boat and feel the wind in your hair. We have motor boats, rowing boats, sit on top kayaks and open top Canadian canoes available to hire this half term. 

Book online for motor boats and rowing boats

Call us on 015394 41366 for kayak and canoe hire.

If you prefer your feet firmly on dry land, we might be Coniston Boating Centre by name but we have bikes too, whizz through the fantastic scenery by mountain bike as you explore a selection of different routes on offer. 

Take a look at our 4 top tips to enjoy Coniston by boat, bike and on foot this holiday

  1. Row row row your boat until your heart is content by hiring one of our classic boats, we have a number available for you to hire for up to 6 people.
  2. For the easy life, take to the water in one of our motor boats - it's hard to beat the view from the middle of the lake!
  3. Lunch time is covered by the amazing Bluebird Café, situated right here on the lakeshore and ever popular with locals and visitors alike, it’s a must on your trip to Coniston.
  4. Book online before you set off to guarantee your time slot and the equipment you require. 

We hope that has given you a few ideas to create a memorable day in Coniston this half term, whatever the weather fun is guaranteed, all you need to do is wrap up warm and we’ll see you soon!

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We’d also love to hear all about your trip so let us know how you got on, share your photos online, email us and don’t forget to post your review on Trip Advisor.

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