Departing from Worsley village we cruise through Monton, Patricroft and Barton crossing the Manchester Ship Canal via the famous Barton Aqueduct, turning shortly beyond the Trafford centre for our return journey. An interesting and very popular cruise with a fascinating commentary bringing to life this important feat of navigational engineering.

Who knows our journey may coincide with a vessel using the Manchester Ship Canal, Allowing a rare opportunity to view this wonderful piece of Victorian engineering operating at close range.

Cruise lasts 3 hours

Example Sunday Lunch Menu


Soup (v)

Chefs home made soup of the day served with a crusty roll and butter.


Prawn and Crayfish Cocktail

King prawns & crayfish tails combined in our own Marie rose sauce on a bed of fresh leaves served with a crusty roll & butter.

Main Course

Roast beef

Sirloin of roast beef served with roast potatoes, homemade Yorkshire puddings, cauliflower and cheese, seasonal vegetables and pan gravy.

Accompanied with a selection of condiments.


Wild mushroom and Gruyère cheese filo parcel (v)

Wild mushrooms and Gruyère cheese hand wrapped in crisp flaky filo pastry and brushed with butter for a golden finish. Served with seasonal vegetables, roast potatoes and a cream and white wine sauce.


Sticky toffee pudding

Chefs homemade sticky toffee pudding served with a butterscotch sauce and Crème anglaise


Lemon Posset

A classic english dessert served with handmade shortbread biscuits.

To Finish

Tea or filtered coffee

Adults £32.95

Children (under 12) £16.00

Sunday 25th March

Sunday 8th April

Sunday 22nd April

Sunday 20th May

Sunday 24th June (Lymm Departure)

Sunday 15th July

Sunday 22nd July

Sunday 29th July

Menus change seasonally please enquire at time of booking

Menu choices to be made 7 days prior to cruise

Fully licensed bar onboard

All our public cruises depart from the hump back bridge ,Worsley village, M28 2PD

Please note the following Important Information:

Regrettably we cannot guarantee that any of our dishes are completely free from traces of nuts.

Please advise us if you have any food related allergies or dietary requirements.

We reserve the right to vary the route of the trip for any at the discretion of the skipper, who shall be in full charge of the vessel.

Car parking at the point of embarkment is at the owners own risk and must not cause obstruction to local properties.

The vessel will depart promptly at the stated time, It is the party's responsibility to arrive prior to this. No refunds or amendments will be given for late arrival.

No refunds or amendments will be given for change in passenger numbers unless notified 24 hours before the cruise.

Cancellation / rescheduling policy of 48 hrs apply. 

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