Film, TV & Media

We can provide a stunning lakeside location, traditional boat hire, qualified instructors, and safety boats for camera crews.

We can also assist with local knowledge and shoot logistics – it’s no surprise that our Film TV & Media portfolio is going from strength to strength!

Listed below are few examples of recent work, if you feel we may be able to help you with your production please do contact us.

BBC (Books That Made Britain) – We provided a safety boat and driver to take the camera crew and shadow one of our Swallows & Amazons Adventure that we were running during the summer holidays.


Secret Harbour Films (Swallows & Amazons) – We provided background sailing boats (including sailors), delivered to the film shoot location on Derwentwater. We also assisted with sourcing a local sail maker to make the ‘vintage’ cotton sails and were able to highly recommend a young sailor to play John Walkers ‘double’ in some of the sailing scenes. We were continuous communication with the art director and were help to assist with logistics.


Charles Monkhouse (Lakes Ignite 2016) – we assisted artist Charles Monkhouse with his Lakes Ignite 2016 Installation ‘Seven Nocturnal Rainbows’. We provided a safety boat and driver for Ullswater and provided contacts and assisted with logistics for Coniston and Grasmere.


Juice (BMW) – we provided the filming location, assisted with local knowledge, shoot logistics and provided safety boat hire for the film crew.


Modern Films (Griff’s Britain) – we provided a Traditional Sailing Boat for Griff, and safety boat and driver for the camera crew. We delivered both boats to the Duke of Portland Boathouse on the northern shores of Ullswater for the opening sequence of Griff Rhys Jones’ ‘Griffs Britain’ series for ITV.


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