Windermere lake: fees and charges

All prices inc VAT at the appropriate rate.

Lake Wardens

Swinging moorings

Permanent mooring sites (3rd party insurance compulsory )

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

  • Open Deck Yachts: £683.00
  • Moorings with no boat attached for the whole licence period: £529.00
  • All other craft up to maximum length of 11 metres: £122.00 per metre
  • Commercial moorings: £1,342.00
  • Service moorings: £1,167.00
  • 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): £175.00 

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

Holiday moorings

Minimum 3rd party insurance compulsory

  • Per night (Excludes slipway fee): £13.00 at Belle Isle, Parsonage Bay, Waterhead, Fell Foot
  • Winter let holiday moorings (Nov-Mar): £265.00

Jetty berthing

Ferry Nab public jetties only

  • Permanent Mooring Holder per night arrival after 1700 depart before 1000, or any period over 4 hours: £13.00
  • Non Permanent Mooring Holder per night arrival after 1700 depart before 1000
    (3 pre-bookable jetty berths NMH only), or any period over 4 hours: £35.00

Boat storage

  • Annual boat storage at Ferry Nab ( For a 12 month period starting 1 April: limited spaces)
  • Tenders in racks max L.O.A 4.82 metres (15 feet 10 inches) Mooring holders only: £105.00 per year
  • Trailered dinghy storage max L.O.A 3.05 metres (10 feet 0.07 inches): £290.00 per year
  • Trailered Catamaran storage: £350.00 per year
  • Holiday Boat Storage, powered craft and catamarans (April till October) (minimum 3rd party insurance) Max L.O.A 5.50 metres: £20.00 per night
  • Non-powered trailered dinghy up to a maximum of 5.50 metres: £10.00 per night (maximum of 2 weeks at any one time excludes initial one off launch fee)  
  • Ferry Nab winter storage (November till March): £36.00 per metre
  • Trailer storage (limited spaces): £30.00 per month

Boat registration (per calendar year)

View the fees for 2014/15

View the launching and car park fees web page for more information.

Please note that there is also a charge for the use of  facilities available at Ferry Nab.

Contact information 

email: lake.wardens@southlakeland.gov.uk

Post: Lake Wardens, Ferry Nab, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria   LA23 3JH. 

Telephone: 015394 42753

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