Derwentwater Lake Cruise

Derwentwater Lake Cruise/Launch service details, pictures and videos

If you don’t fancy the 8 mile walk around Derwentwater, you still have the option of exploring the lake’s scenic beauty by boarding one of the launches from the jetty, just 10 minutes’ walk from Keswick town centre. The charming motor launches, operated by Keswick Launch Company, cruise around the lake stopping at 7 lakeside jetties where you can hop off or simply stay on the boat for the whole 50 minute boat ride.


Cost of Derwentwater cruise service
Adult ticket - £9.75, Child ticket - £4.90
The prices cover one round trip from the point of departure and you are able to get off and on the boat until you arrive at the original point of departure. Prices are provided as a guide only and were correct as of September 2014.


Details of the launch timetables and prices can be found using the following link for Keswick Information Centre:

Derwentwater Lake Facts

Location – Keswick, Lake District
Area – 3 miles by 1 miles
Depth – 15 feet in average, deepest point 72 feet approx.
Main departure – Keswick, 10 minutes from Town Centre
Jetties – 7 altogether
Islands – 4 major islands
Cruise  service – Available
Walk around the lake – 8 miles approx.
Post code for Derwent Water Lake
Lakeside car park – CA12 5DJ
Public toilets – Available near the car park

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