Things to see & do
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Sit back, relax and enjoy the tranquillity and stunning scenery of Coniston Water on a round trip cruise on board the beautiful, rebuilt Victorian Steam Yacht Gondola.
Choose between a Full (105 min) or Head of Lake (45 min) cruise.
In 2015, there are daily sailings between 2 April and 31 October.
Put on your walking boots
Monk Coniston walk
Sail to Monk Coniston Sun - Fri on our 11am sailing and enjoy this circular 6km or 8km scenic walk via the iconic Lake District beauty spot of Tarn Hows. Pick up Gondola from Monk Coniston again for your return trip.
Catch the Saturday 11am cruise to Parkamoor jetty and walk for 7.5km above the eastern shore to Brantwood for spectacular views of the lake and Coniston fells.
Pick up the 2.55pm or 3.55pm return sailing from Brantwood.
Lake Bank walk
Take the Saturday 11am cruise and disembark at Lake Bank.
Put on your boots for a rewarding 12.1km walk through the contrasting scenery of Beacon Fell and Coniston shoreline.
Explore Coniston's shoreline
Visit the excellent Bluebird Café after your cruise, explore the lakeshore or people watch from the jetty. There's always lots going on around Coniston Pier.