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Sail 'n' Dine

Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
+44 7976 214569
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A ''must do' for your itinerary

Relaxing sail on Lake Windermere, fabulous food in good company and lots of wine.. The Lake... read more

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Reviewed yesterday
stubbsjanet
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Three scousers and a Manc....!!

Had a great time on our lunch cruise today. We were lucky weather, the rain held off and it was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Richard G
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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May 2016 marks 30 years of trading and 4th consecutive Certificate of excellence award! I offer 2 trips most days. The 10.30 to 1.30 lunch sail for up to 8 people gives a hands on sailing experience with a sumptuous buffet lunch with wine. My jewel in the crown evening sail leaves at 6pm and is a taste of true yachting, eating and drinking out on the Lake! My 4 course dinner is cooked by me using the finest local produce cooked to your specification whilst the conversation (and wine)flows! I take up to 6 (Adults only) in the evening. You must of guessed by now that I am completely a one man band! I am receptionist, chauffeur, wine waiter, skipper, chef and washer upper!
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Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Relaxing sail on Lake Windermere, fabulous food in good company and lots of wine.. The Lake District is a beautiful part of the world. One of my 'must do' activities on my annual visit up North.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a great time on our lunch cruise today. We were lucky weather, the rain held off and it was quite warm. Very friendly host John, he explained what would be happening and we werent disappointed. We could have a go at the sailing bit...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a fantastic start to a very special day. The weather report on the morning of our sail was for rain, so we expected to get wet however our skipper John had hoisted his canopy over our seats, and not even our spirits were dampened....More

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Thank valeriewaring
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the second time we've enjoyed a sail'n'dine cruise, and this time it was the brunch trip. It was every bit as fabulous as the evening dinner cruise, with a lighter meal of course. Everything was just perfection - John himself, a brilliant host,...More

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Thank BenKnibbs
Reviewed 6 days ago

I organised this for my husband's 50th birthday and my sister and brother in law came with us to celebrate. John picked us up to take us to his boat and from the moment he met us was really friendly and welcoming. The boat itself...More

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Thank Sue S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have sailed 'n' dined with John since 2009 and this unique experience is now a fixture in our annual holiday at The Lakes. Each year we are joined by friends and family and one thing is certain .... that they will all thoroughly enjoy...More

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Thank Gribbling
Reviewed 6 days ago

John was a great host. Picked us up and dropped us home and in between that he sailed the boat and ensured we were well fed with 4 tasty courses and plenty of wine... A lovely Silver Wedding treat!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Like many reviewers on here, just wanted to reiterate what a fantastic way this is to spend an eve whilst visiting the Lakes. My girlfriend and I were picked up by John from our B n B and from being introduced to the other guests...More

Thank Ptanyangkipperbang
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend this! If you still need convincing after the other stellar reviews..... Our group of 6 was collected from our guest house by our host, John. From the start he was really friendly and relaxed and that set the tone for the...More

Thank atkinhump
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing trip! I booked the experience as a Fathers day gift for my Husband and he loved it....well, we both loved it! I don't know where to begin! John was a fantastic host, very welcoming from the start. He had great knowledge of...More

Thank julie0112017
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D M
3 June 2017|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Hi. I've done the very same trip in Barbados and I've got to say the rum punches won't have helped! joking aside, I really wouldn't worry as it's a lake and non tidal so we don't get that swell which causes sickness. I can... More
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coloradokate46
26 May 2017|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for your enquiry. best to book as early as possible as I only take 6 per trip. do you have a particular date in mind and I'll check my availability?
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coloradokate46
8 April 2017|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Hello, that depends on the weather. If its raining then you will need showerproofs and always remember to take a fleece as its a little cooler on the water. Please also wear soft soled flat shoes. If you would like me to... More
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