The Cross Lakes Experience lets you explore the west shore of Windermere, including Claife Viewing Station, Beatrix Potter's former home of Hilltop and the pretty village of Hawkshead. Connections from the Stagecoach service 505 allow you to reach Coniston Water and the breathtaking countryside between without the car. Try by boat, bus, bike or boot instead!
The 2017 service will start on 1st April and will run a daily service of a boat between Bowness and Ferry House, and connecting minibus from Ferry House to Hilltop and Hawkshead.
You can download the timetable, fares and route map here.
Daily 24 March - 28 October 2018
Just hop on at a boat or bus stops. Tickets are available from Windermere Lake Cruises ticket office at Bowness or from the Mountain Goat bus driver.
Child fares are for 15 years and under. Children aged 4 years and under travel free.
Call Mountain Goat on 015394 45161 or Windermere Lake Cruises on 015394 43360 (calls are charged at your operator’s local call rate).
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