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Boat and Boatman Licences

Licences for pleasure boats offered for hire on Ullswater (for example: rowing boats, dinghies, canoes, sailboards) and boatman licences are issued by the Licensing Team at Town Hall. All boats are subject to an inspection by our approved inspector prior to being licensed.

Licences fees

Licences are issued to 30 April each year and the current fees are:

  • £64 Boatman
  • £84 Motor Boats/Rowing Boats/Dinghies/Sail Boats (per vessel)
  • £44 Canoes (per vessel)

Licence conditions

The following conditions were approved by our Environment Committee on 24 March 2005:

Application forms

For further information

  • Contact: Licensing Team
  • Office Hours:
    Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 5.15pm
    Friday 8.45am to 4.45pm
  • Email: admin.licensing@eden.gov.uk
  • Telephone: 01768 212148 or 01768 212273
  • Address: Eden District Council, Town Hall, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF

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