Boat hire

Water Walkerz copyright Dave Willis

Photo: Have a go in our Waterwalkerz

There's lots of boat hire to choose from! Let our electric motor boats take the strain. Or maybe you'd like to row, row, row your boat in our traditional wooden rowing boats?

Try out kayaks and canoes, which include sit-on-tops and Canadian canoes. If you can sail why not hire one of our sailing dinghies and follow in the wake of Arthur Ransome's "Swallows and Amazons"?

Where to go

From the water you can see magnificent views of The Old Man of Coniston mountain. Cruise past John Ruskin's house at Brantwood or head south towards Peel Island. Take a look at the Coniston lake users' guide leaflet (PDF) and Coniston map (PDF).

Safety equipment

Every boat hire includes instruction from one of our trained staff. Safety equipment such as buoyancy aids is also covered.


Wobble on the water in a water walking ball! Available at weekends subject to weather conditions. Just £5 a go.

Book motor boat hire online

Just follow the instructions in the box below for prices and availability.