Opening times

Boat and bike hire:

10am - 4pm

Closed on:

24, 25, 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan

Bluebird Café:

10am - 4.30pm

Getting here

Coniston Boating Centre
Lake Road
Cumbria LA21 8EW

sailing dinghies

Our Sailing dinghies will be back on the water from mid-March 2018 – we look forward to welcoming you back to Coniston Boating Centre in the New Year!

Sailing dinghies

If you can sail, you can hire one of our sailing boats. We have Hawk 20s.

What better way to follow in the wake of Swallows and Amazons? 

Hawk 20 hire charges

Number of people 2 4 6
Up to 2 hours £55 £65 £80
Up to 4 hours £75 £85 £95

Swallows and Amazons locations

  • Wild Cat Island may be Peel Island on Coniston Water – including the secret harbour
  • Kanchenjunga is probably the Old Man of Coniston
  • Trout Tarn is most likely to be based on Beacon Tarn towards the south of Coniston Water

How to book

You can book Hawk 20 sailing boats online using our secure booking system.  

If you have any questions, please call us on 015394 41366 or email us at

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