Windermere Jetty Museum

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Come rain or shine, Windermere Jetty Museum offers a welcoming space to spend time with friends and family. Be inspired by the lake.

In the museum you can dip into fascinating stories about people connected to the boats. In the collection of over 40 vessels you’ll find SL Dolly, rescued after 60 years at the bottom of a lake and thought to be the oldest mechanically powered boat in the world and the beautiful 1902 steam launch Osprey, which now runs trips on the lake. There is Beatrix Potter’s rowing boat, a luxurious steam launch Branksome, Swallow and Amazon from the film of Arthur Ransome’s famous story and speed boats connected to record breaking attempts including that of Henry Seagrave.

There are daily talks from the boat conservation team who share their passion for the boats they look after and restore in the onsite workshop. Find out how heritage skills are being kept alive alongside cutting edge technology to ensure this important group of boats is preserved for the future.

Children and families can solve the Codebreaker challenge, let off steam outside in the meadow, play on the pirate sailing boat or enjoy skimming stones in the lake.

There is also a lakeshore café offering panoramic views and a tasty seasonal menu, daily heritage boat trips and a model boating pond. Dogs on leads are welcome in the café and outdoor spaces.

Rayrigg Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1BN

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