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Ferry Nab Marina

Ferry Nab Marina stands on the shore of Windermere within walking distance of Bowness.

There are 10 berths for boats up to 14m and 17 berths for boats up to 13m.

Facilities at Ferry Nab 

  • showers and toilets
  • chemical toilet disposal 
  • 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
  • tractor (per half hour): £27.50 
  • mast hoist (per use): £27.50 
  • lake map: £5.00 
  • power wash: £27.50
  • plastic number boards (pair): £15
  • dinghy storage 
  • trailer storage  
  • winter storage
  • twenty four hour emergency telephone
  • hot and cold snacks and drinks 

Car parking charges at Ferry Nab

Additional facilities for berth holders 

  • electricity (chargeable)
  • water 
  • free parking for one vehicle at Ferry Nab

Cost of berths

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

  • boats up to 12 metres LOA: annual fee: £5068.00, 10% deposit: £506.80
  • boats up to 13 metres LOA: annual fee £5490.00, 10% deposit £549.00
  • boats up to 14 metres LOA: annual fee £5912.00, 10% deposit: £591.20

There is an option to pay the remaining balance with 10 monthly instalments.

Fees and charges for moorings on Windermere 

Storage fees

Annual boat storage fees

  • tenders in racks maximum LOA 3.10m (10ft 2inches), mooring holders: £112 per year
  • trailered dinghy storage maximum LOA 5.5m (18ft): £306 per year
  • trailered catamaran storage: £380 per year

Tender and dinghy storage application (DOC/71.1KB/2 pages)

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

Trailered boat storage application (DOC/34.5KB/2pages)

Winter storage: November to March

  • boats: (limited space): £37.20 per metre
  • trailer storage (limited spaces): £3.40 per month

Trailer storage application (DOC/35.3KB/2 pages)

How to apply 

Waiting list for Ferry Nab marina (DOC/12.8KB/1 page)

Completed forms should be returned to the Lake Wardens office or contact them for further information. 

Ferry Nab
Bowness on Windermere
Cumbria
LA23 3JH

Telephone: 015394 42753
Email: lake.wardens@southlakeland.gov.uk