Day Cruises

New for spring 2020 we offer 'Gilbert' with full disabled access.

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Available to hire for half/full day cruises on the historic Bridgewater Canal. Our brand new luxury 45 foot widebeam canal boat is purpose built with disabled access and can cater for parties with a variety of disabilities.


There is a boarding ramp on the large rear deck, and internal wheelchair lift for easy access to the disabled bathroom, galley and cabin. 


The large galley is equipped with 4 burner hob, oven, grill, and fridge freezer. All cooking and dining equipment is also provided. The boat also boasts full central heating, 240 volt electrics and onboard WIFI.

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Gilbert can accommodate up to 12 passengers (including up to a maximum of 4 wheelchairs, however please be aware that there is a limit to the size of chair which we can get aboard).


A full days return cruise will take you from our base at Bridgewater Marina, Boothstown through Worsley, Monton and Patricroft and over the famous Barton Aqueduct before returning and heading in the opposite direction through Chat Moss, Astley and Leigh.

Hire Rates 

What you need to Know

This is not a party boat for groups looking for a booze cruise if this is the case please look elsewhere.


We take the consumption of alcohol onboard very seriously for your safety, the crew, boat and other canal users. 

Whilst your more than welcome to enjoy a Couple of drinks onboard, please note that the loading of excessive alcohol or anyone onboard becoming intoxicated will result in your cruise being cancelled and monies paid will be non refundable.


You are more than welcome to bring lunch and use the onboard facilities or your skipper on the day will recommend places to stop along the route.


All cruises depart from and return to Bridgewater Marina, Quayside Close, Boothstown, Worsley M28 1YB.


Free car / bus parking available at the Marina.

Payment Terms

Payment terms are £100.00 deposit at time of booking.

Remainder of balance due 7 days prior to cruise date.

All major credit/ debit cards accepted.

Bookings

For bookings please contact us directly on:

01942 878 606

07725 130 277

[email protected]

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