Windermere lake: fees and charges

Lake Wardens

Fees and charges for Windermere from 1 April 2016.

 All prices include VAT at the appropriate rate.  

Permanent swinging moorings

(Third party insurance compulsory)  

Annual charges (for a 12 month period commencing 1 April)

  • Open deck yachts: £711
  • Moorings with no boat attached for the whole licence period: £550
  • All other craft up to maximum length of 11m: £127.50 per metre
  • Commercial moorings: £1,402.50
  • Service moorings: £1,220.50
  • Local resident discount: subject to being registered for full SLDC council tax and not in arrears or receiving second home relief, (pro rata as the year progresses): £182

Mooring licensees are entitled to limited free use of slipway, tractor, mast hoist and unlimited showers.

Holiday moorings

Minimum third party insurance compulsory.

  • Per night (excludes slipway fee): £13.50 at Belle Isle, Waterhead, Fell Foot
  • Winter let holiday moorings (November to March): £265


Ferry Nab Marina berths

(Annual charges for a 12 month period commencing 1 April)

  • Boats up to 12 metres LOA: £5,068

  • Boats up to 14 metres LOA: £5,912 

Short term jetty berthing

Ferry Nab public jetties only:

  • Permanent Mooring Holder per night arrival after 5pm depart before 10am, or any period over 4 hours: £13.50
  • Non Permanent Mooring Holder per night arrival after 5pm depart before 10pm (three pre bookable jetty berths NMH only), or any period over 4 hours: £35


Annual boat storage fees at Ferry Nab

  • Tenders in racks maximum LOA 3.48m (10ft), mooring holders: £112 per year

  • Trailered dinghy storage maximum LOA 5.5m (18ft): £306 per year

  • Trailered catamaran storage: £367per year

Holiday boat storage: April to October 

(Minimum third party insurance)  

  • Powered craft and catamarans maximum LOA. 5.5m: £25 per night

  • non powered trailered dinghy up to a maximum of 5.5m: £10 per night

  • maximum of two weeks at any one time excludes one launch fee

Winter storage at Ferry Nab: November to March

  • Boats: £36 per metre

  • Trailer Storage (limited spaces): £31.50 per month

  • Public showers Ferry Nab (during opening hours), price per token: £1
    free to mooring, storage and slipway clients

  • Tractor (per half hour): £25
  • Mast hoist  (per use): £25
  • Lake chart (laminated): £4.50
  • Power wash: £25
  • Plastic number boards (pair) : £15
  • Sewage pump out for mooring holders £2 for single use, £15 for 10 uses

  • Sewage pump out for non-mooring holders  £4 for single use, £35 for 10 uses

Boat registration (per calendar year)

National Park boat registration 

Contact us

  • Phone 015394 427 53