Open BST10.00-18.00/BWT10:00-16:00

Closed 24-25 December, Jan 1st 12-16:00




Please ask deck hand person which boat desired to be used on arrival.


Boat hire online only accessible in day advance, on the day of hiring please go to the ticket office at the café.


To make a booking click the link at the bottom of this page.


Full Hire Terms & Conditions of Lakeside Boats

  1. The minimum age to hire any boat is 18 years of age (Proof of age will be asked). An adult (18+) must sign a ticket to allow minors onto the boats & are responsible for their supervision at all times.

  2. Non swimmers & weak swimmers MUST wear buoyancy aids. Bouyancy aids must be worn by all young children aged under 12 & are advised to all hirers.

  3. Babies under 12 months are not permitted.

  4. Pets are not permitted.

  5. Children aged under 8 must be accompanied by someone aged 16 or older. An adult (18+) must sign a ticket to allow minors onto the boats & are responsible for their supervision at all times.

  6. Customers must not embark or disembark on any boat without a member of staff to assist them. Staff members can be identified by their Lakeside written uniform.

  7. All boats leave the deck in anti-clockwise direction.

  8. Customers are not permitted to disembark onto the island or the banks, and must keep out of the fishing areas and the edges of the lake.

  9. Remain in your boat, keep your hands-fingers and legs inside the boat at all times. Do not get out of your boat anywhere except at the jetty.

  10. No one is allowed to embark on the boat without a valid ticket. Do not collect or drop off persons at the sides of the lake.

  11. Please do not disturb or harass the wildlife nor drop any litter in the lake.

  12. Operate your boat with consideration for other boat users, swimming, bumping the other boats and splashing are not permitted.

  13. Smoking or drinking alcohol are not permitted whilst on the boats.

  14. Hirer’s must notify us immediately of any damage or loss of equipment. Boat must not be left unattended.

  15. Hirers are responsible for the safe & reasonable use of the boat. Only the max no of passengers stated on the boat are permitted.

  16. People are advised not to stand up in the boat

  17. The use of bad language or anti-social behavior is not permitted.

  18. During the hire of boat any personal belongings left here are left entirely at your own risk. We accept no responsibility for any loss.

  19. All customer transactions are recorded on CCTV for security purposes.

  20. You will be asked to sign your ticket to confirm that you have read and understood the terms & conditions of Lakeside Boats.