Windermere lake: fees and charges

Lake Wardens

Fees and charges for Windermere from 1 April 2015.

 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: £697.00
  • moorings with no boat attached for the whole licence period: £540.00
  • all other craft up to maximum length of 11 metres: £125.00 per metre
  • commercial moorings: £1,369.00
  • service moorings: £1,190.00
  • 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): £179.00 

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 till March): £265.00


Ferry Nab Marina berths

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

  • boats up to 12 metres LOA: £4,968.00

  • boats up to 14 metres LOA: £5,796.00


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 (3 pre bookable jetty berths NMH only), or any period over 4 hours: £35.00


Annual boat storage fees at Ferry Nab

  • tenders in racks maximum L.O.A. 3.48 metres (10 feet), mooring holders: £110 per year

  • trailered dinghy storage maximum L.O.A. 5.5 metres (18 feet): £300 per year

  • trailered catamaran storage: £360 per year

Holiday boat storage: April to October 

(Minimum third party insurance)  

  • powered craft and catamarans maximum L.O.A. 5.5 metres: £25.00 per night

  • non powered trailered dinghy up to a maximum of 5.5 metres: £10.00 per night

  • maximum of 2 weeks at any one time excludes one launch fee

Winter storage at Ferry Nab: November to March

  • Boats: £36.00 per metre

  • Trailer Storage (limited spaces): £31.00 per month

  • public showers Ferry Nab (during opening hours), price per token: £1.00
    free to mooring, storage and slipway clients) 

  • tractor (per half hour): £25.00
  • mast hoist  (per use): £25.00
  • lake chart (laminated): £4.00
  • power wash: £25.00
  • plastic number boards (pair) : £15.00
  • sewage pump out for mooring holders £2.00 for single use, £15.00 for 10 uses

  • sewage pump out for non-Mooring holders  £4.00 for single use, £35.00 for 10 uses


Boat registration (per calendar year)

National Park boat registration 

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