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Coniston Boating Centre

Lake Road, Coniston LA21 8EW, England
+44 15394 41366
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Good place to rent a boat

Situated on the shore of Lake Coniston this is the place where you can rent a sailing dinghy, a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fireball14017
via mobile
Visited wild cat island

Hired a electric boat to visit the island from The film Swallows and Amazons. Nice trip but the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Frazer M
via mobile
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“motor boat” (42 reviews)
“booked online” (8 reviews)
“great fun” (17 reviews)
LOCATION
Lake Road, Coniston LA21 8EW, England
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+44 15394 41366
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"motor boat"
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"booked online"
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"great fun"
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"time slot"
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"life jackets"
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"great safety"
in 2 reviews
"electric motor"
in 3 reviews
"hour hire"
in 2 reviews
"isn't cheap"
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"an experienced sailor"
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"would highly recommend to anyone"
in 2 reviews
"small boat"
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"great afternoon"
in 4 reviews
"whole process"
in 2 reviews
"car park"
in 9 reviews
"sunny day"
in 4 reviews
"lovely cafe"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated on the shore of Lake Coniston this is the place where you can rent a sailing dinghy, a sailing day boat; or a rowing boat or a motor boat. The choice is yours as to what is available at the time of the year...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hired a electric boat to visit the island from The film Swallows and Amazons. Nice trip but the boats are incredibly slow so you need to book it for 2 hours just to reach the island and come straight back.

Thank Frazer M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to ask some questions regarding hire to some of the staff opening up in the morning but they were less than friendly or helpful...however I decided to go with it and booked online later in the week for an hour on a motor...More

Thank holper
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used Coniston Boating Centre to launch our sailing boat and were happy with the facilities and friendly staff. We will definitely use the centre again.

Thank KitweAl
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Coniston for two days.The first day we hired an electric motor boat .Travelling around the lake in silence looking at all the wildlife was wonderful. The next day we hired a rowing boat and just pottered about. A fantastic time in a...More

Thank Norman P
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Nice spot for a stop off and access to assortment of water sports and the Steam Yacht Gondola - an impressive sight. Scale of lake is massive - can just imagine Donald Campbell hurtling along at 296.4mph in Bluebird!! Surprisingly lovely cafe with great menu...More

Thank Ely-Macs
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We thought we’d struggle to find things to do in bleak January but we had a lovely afternoon on the lake after hiring a motor boat! What a brilliant way to take in the sights and a shed load of fun as it was pretty...More

Thank Lauren B
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent service! Friendly and helpful staff. The price for a motor boat for 8 people is very reasonable and recommended.

Thank ousmanannsary
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A great range of water transport to hire; they do bikes too! Kayaks, canoes, SUPs, motor boats, rowboats and Hawk keelboats (the last dependant on hirers skill level) all available, Everything in good condition, with great safety, support and service from the knowledgable and enthusiastic...More

Thank Kiteflyer1471
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We had pre-booked a one hour boat trip online a couple of days before. We arrived a little early but there plenty of boats available, probably as it was raining. Despite this, we had an enjoyable time on the lake and will certainly come again.

1  Thank Simon W
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lissajr
29 May 2018|
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Response from Lauren B | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure, you’d have to enquire directly! Sorry!
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Joemxkid
4 January 2018|
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Response from Simon W | Reviewed this property |
It would appear to be open from 10-4 every day for boat and bike hire, but it might be worth phoning to check if travelling specially.
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Julie P
13 August 2017|
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Response from Tracy B | Reviewed this property |
Hi we saw a number of people hiring various and none had wet suits
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