Lake cruises and group charters on Coniston Water in the Lake District
Photo: Coniston Water in the Lake District

timetable and fares for regular Coniston Launch services

Use an around the lake ticket to either relax and enjoy a round trip on the boat, or hop on and off the boat throughout the day at our jetties and catch a later sailing back using the same ticket.

Northern Service (Red Route): 45 minute cruise

Experience Coniston Water and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding area. See Bluebird's base, pass Holly Howe and find out the names of the fells.

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2015 TIMETABLE
  every day Sat 7 Mar to Sun 1 Nov 2015 29 Mar - 30 Sep  
Coniston dep 10.45 11.45 12.45 1.45 3.00 3.55 4.40  
Waterhead 10.50 11.50 12.50 1.50 3.05 4.00 4.45  
Torver 11.05 12.05 1.05 2.05 3.20 4.15 5.00  
Brantwood 11.20 12.20 1.20 2.20 3.35 4.30 5.15  
Coniston arr 11.30 12.30 1.30 2.30 3.45 4.40 5.25  
               
 
Fares Adult Child (5-15)
(under 5's Free)
Family (2ad, 3ch)
Northern cruise (around the lake or hop on & off throughout the day) £10.75 £5.40 £24.50
Single fares also available to various points around the lake - please pay on boat      
Discounted combination ticket for joint launch cruise to Brantwood, House entry and return cruise - Red route £17.30 £5.40 £37.60
       

Wild Cat Island Cruise (Yellow Route): 60 minute cruise

Yellow Route not currently running. All other routes running as normal.

See nearly all of the lake in 60 minutes. Discover "Wild Cat Island" as seen in the 1970's film "Swallows and Amazons".

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2015 TIMETABLE
Sun 22 Mar to Sun 1 Nov 2015
Coniston dep 11.20 12.30 2.05 3.15
Torver 11.35 12.45 2.20 3.30
Sunny Bank   11.45 12.55 2.30 3.40        
Brantwood   12.10 1.20 2.55 4.05        
Coniston arr   12.20 1.30 3.05 4.15        
                   
 
Fares Adult Child (5-15)
(under 5's Free)
Family (2ad, 3ch)
Yellow Route £12.00 £6.00 £26.00
Single fares also available to various points around the lake - please pay on boat
Discounted combination ticket for joint launch cruise to Brantwood, House entry and return cruise - Yellow route £18.55 £6.00 £39.10

Southern Lake Themed Cruise (Green Route): 90 minutes

Enjoy the natural history and tranquil southern extremity of Coniston Water. Discover "Wild Cat Island" of Swallows & Amazons fame.

The Southern service (Green Route) runs Mondays to Thursdays:

  • Monday and Wednesday: Swallows and Amazons theme
  • Tuesday and Thursday: Campbells on Coniston theme

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2015 TIMETABLE
Mon 30 Mar to Wed 30 Sep 2015
Coniston dep   4.40            
Torver   4.55            
Lake Bank   5.25            
Sunny Bank   5.40            
Brantwood   6.00            
Coniston arr   6.10            
 
Fares Adult Child (5-15)
(under 5's Free)
Family (2ad, 3ch)
Green Route £15.95 £8.00 £31.90
Single fares also available to various points around the lake - please pay on boat      

Winter Timetable

 
 
  Winter 2015/16
2 Nov 2015 to 11 Mar 2016
Heated cabins
   
Coniston dep 10.40 11.40 12.40 1.40 2.40      
Waterhead 10.45 11.45 12.45 1.45 2.45      
Torver 11.05 12.05 1.05 2.05 3.05      
Brantwood 11.15 12.15 1.15 2.15 3.15      
Coniston arr 11.25 12.25 1.25 2.25 3.25      
                   
 
  • Nov 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 28, 29
  • Dec 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 28, 29, 30, 31
  • Jan 1, 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31
  • every day from Feb 6th 2016 onwards

7 Day Explorer Ticket

Unlimited travel on Coniston Launch:

  • adult: 26
  • child: 13
  • family (up to 2 adults and 3 children: 52
  • under 5s: free

Tickets available on the boat.


See also our special interest cruises:

Note:

  • All sailings are subject to weather and operational circumstances.
  • Please fold pushchairs before boarding.
  • Well-behaved dogs are welcome - 1 per dog.

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