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About Us

Lakeland Boat Hire is a small family owned and operated leisure service nestled on the mouth of the river Eamont at the head of Lake Ullswater. Situated close by is the village of Pooley Bridge. Car parking and tourist information is available in the village. There are many campsites within walking distance as well as first class B&B/self catering facilities.


We are open from Easter to end of Septenber (Weather permitting). Our opening hours are 11am – 4pm. Last hire approximatelyone hour before close. All boats are available on a first come first served basis. Generally we cannot accommodate large groups but it may be possible at quieter times.

Safety is the number one priority at Lakeland Boat Hire. There is always a safety craft on standby during opening hours. All customers are provided with a buoyancy aid and safety instructions and all boats are fitted with the required safety equipment which is fully maintained enabling you to sit back, relax and enjoy the lake.

The staff at Lakeland Boat Hire are trained to a high standard, are uniformed and well mannered helping you to get the most out of your visit. Every year more and more people return to enjoy the whole experience of Lakeland Boat Hire, we look forward to seeing you.

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