All persons riding on the Ullswater ‘Steamers’ and at all times whilst on or at our premises are subject to the following terms and conditions:
Our enquiry and booking service (the “Booking Service”) is offered as a service to you, the customer, by us, Ullswater ‘Steamers’ Co Ltd (also referred to as “we”, and “our” or Ullswater ‘Steamers’), via our website at https://www.ullswater-steamers.co.uk/ (the “Website”).
These Terms and Conditions set out the terms of our contract with you in relation to our supply of any ticket that you purchase using the Booking Service. If you do not agree with these terms, you must not use the Booking Service.
You confirm that you are at least 18 years old and have authority to use the payment method or billing account details you provide for the purpose of settling any payments due for any purchase made through the Booking Service, or that you owe to us. You also promise that all information supplied by you in using the Booking Service is accurate and that you will not make any speculative, false or fraudulent reservation.
It is your responsibility to inform us of any change of address, contact phone number or email address. Please note that our preferred method of contacting you is by email, and it is your responsibility to provide a valid email address.
You must allow sufficient time to collect your ticket(s) before boarding any service and please allow extra time during high season.
If you elect to have the Barcode sent to your phone by SMS text message, it is your responsibility to ensure that you have provided us with the correct telephone number and that your phone is charged, functional and that you are able to display the Barcode upon collection of your ticket(s) at one of the Booking Offices.
All tickets purchased for a “Special Event” as described on the Website at https://www.ullswater-steamers.co.uk/events/ can only be redeemed for that event on the date and time shown on the ticket(s).
Your ticket(s), including any cafe ticket(s), will be issued in accordance with the Voucher you purchased. Please check your ticket(s) upon collection at the Booking Offices as mistakes cannot always be rectified.
Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.
Group bookings are subject to a maximum of 10 persons.
Vouchers and SMS Messages displaying the Barcode for any Scheduled Service are redeemable for tickets on a first come, first served basis. You are not guaranteed a place on any Scheduled Service until you have collected your ticket(s) from one of the Booking Offices. Seats cannot be reserved for a Scheduled Service or Special Event (except in the case of the Special Event known as the ‘Santa Express’).
Vouchers or SMS messages displaying the Barcode cannot be redeemed for a cash alternative and no change will be given upon redemption
We will use our reasonable endeavours to ensure that all services operate as planned. However, we reserve the right, where appropriate, whether for safety reasons or otherwise, and with or without prior notice, to substitute any boat for any other boat, or to cancel any service. If a Scheduled Service is moved or rescheduled, gift cards or tickets can be exchanged on a like for like basis. If a Special Event is cancelled by us you will be issued with a refund for the ticket price. If a Special Event involves cancellation by a third party we cannot guarantee a refund for that part of the Special Event although we will provide either a refund or complimentary ticket for your train travel.
We shall not be liable to any passenger for any loss or damage which arises out of or in connection with or as a consequence of the operation or cancellation of any service provided, including but not limited to damage to or loss of property or items belonging to the passenger and any personal injury to any passenger subject to clause 17.
We only supply the services for domestic and private use. You agree not to use the services for any commercial or business purpose, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
Passengers must keep personal belongings with them at all times. We accept no responsibility for the theft of any property or personal item.
Clauses 14, 15 and 16 do not exclude or limit in any way our liability for:
death or personal injury cause by our negligence; or
fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
any breach of the obligations implied by section 12 of the Sale of Good Act 1979 or section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982; or
losses for which it is prohibited by section 7 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 to limit liability.
If you require us to post presents, postage charges will apply. Bookings will be dealt with in strict order of receipt. Tickets will be dispatched on completion of the processing of booking details. No refunds possible within 28 days of travel. We reserve the right to cancel boats in adverse weather conditions (under such circumstances presents will be available for collection from the Steamers ticket office and a free return journey on the lake will be available during the following season).
Unnecessary noise (such as that from the use of radio sets, personal stereos (including MP3 players) and other electrical equipment) or any behaviour likely to cause annoyance to other passengers, is not permitted on any service.
Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult at all times and shall remain under the supervision of an adult at all times. Children should be seated away from carriage doors and openings, where possible.
All passengers should keep all limbs within the confines of the boat. Leaning out or extending arms or legs outside the boat during the journey is strictly forbidden and will result in ejection from the boat at the next available opportunity.
Smoking is strictly prohibited on board the boats and on the platforms.
Passengers may only board and alight when the train is at a designated stop and when instructed by us.
Passengers must remain seated at all times during the journey.
Dogs are permitted on Scheduled Services but must be kept on a lead and there is a charge per dog. Dogs are not permitted when undertaking any Special Event or in cafe areas (except guide dogs and hearing dogs). Please enquire about dogs before purchasing your ticket(s)
All passengers must comply with all relevant statutes, safety announcements, instructions given by our personnel and regulations in force from time to time whilst riding the Boats. Breach of any of these Terms and Conditions or any unacceptable behaviour likely to cause damage, nuisance or injury shall enable us to refuse to carry you as a passenger or will result in your removal from the boat at the next available opportunity.
We will only use the personal information you provide to us to provide the service or to inform you about similar services which we provide, unless you tell us you do not want to receive this information.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with English Law, and any claim brought under these conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of English Law.
Please note that Joint Ticket purchases with other visitor attractions may have different different terms and conditions for online booking and cancellation policies. Please contact individual attractions for their terms. Opening times and admission dates will vary for each attraction see individual website.
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