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Bridgewater Cruises

on the Bridgewater Canal

Cruise the oldest man-made canal and discover a world away from the hustle and bustle of city life on our luxury restaurant boat Francis Egerton.


Where to find us

Based in Worsley, our family run-company operates and cruises along the historic Bridgewater Canal,
from Worsley Village and Boothstown.

All public cruises depart from the towpath side of the Humpback Bridge, Barton Road, Worsley Village, Manchester M28 2PD

Nearest parking: Pay and display car park at the Bridgewater Hotel (there is some free parking along Barton and Worsley Road)

Private ​C​harter

Hire our boat exclusively for up to 30 passengers and experience a unique day to remember. Ideal for birthdays, anniversaries, hen parties, baby showers, weddings and much much more.


After​noon Tea

Our afternoon tea cruise is an excellent way to enjoy a relaxing two hour trip along the historic Bridgewater canal whilst enjoying top quality food. With nearly everything made from scratch in the galley on board, we are sure you will not be disappointed..


Hotpot Lu​nch

Why not sample one of Lancashire's classic dishes whilst enjoying a leisurely two hour cruise aboard Francis. This two course lunch cruise freshly prepared by our onboard chef is Ideal for small groups of family and friends.



Mark one of life’s most special moments aboard our luxury restaurant boat, surrounded by family, friends and loved ones.

Whether you wish to transport your guests in style or hold your wedding breakfast and reception onboard we offer bride, groom and guests a spectacular and unique day to remember.


S​unday Lunch

Why not end the week with one our popular three hour Sunday Lunch cruises ideal for individuals, couples and small family groups. Cruise the historic bridgewater Canal whilst enjoying a fabulous 3 course lunch freshly prepared onboard by our chef.


Festive Cruises 

Join us as we head to Lymm again this June for Lymm festival and Historic transport day. We have loads on offer from Sunset sailings to Afternoon tea and Sunday lunch cruises. Ideal for individuals, couples and small family groups.


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Get in touch!


01942 878 606
07725 130 277

Between the hours of 10am - 5pm

[email protected]


Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Sat: 9:00am - 1:00 pm
Sun: Closed

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