Opening times

Boat and bike hire:

10am - 5pm

Bluebird Café:

10am - 5pm

Getting here

Coniston Boating Centre
Lake Road, Coniston
Cumbria LA21 8AN

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Sailing dinghies

If you can sail, you can hire one of our sailing boats.

We have a Hawk 20 for upto 6 adults. And for more experienced sailors a Laser Stratos, for upto 4 adults and 2 children.

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

Book a Hawk 20 sailing dinghy online.  

Book a Laser Stratos sailing dinghy online.

Hawk 20 and Laser Stratos 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

Book a Hawk 20 sailing dinghy online.  

Book a Laser Stratos sailing dinghy online.

If you have any questions, please call us on 015394 41366 or email us at conistonbc@lakedistrict.gov.uk

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