Cruise departure time from Anderton Boat Lift Berth is 1230 HRS - cruise duration approximately 4 hours and our coach will be waiting for you at Sutton Weaver to return you to Anderton Boat Lift car park
On this cruise you will depart from below the Anderton Boat Lift on a picturesque cruise along the River Weaver taking in many of the historic sights – souvenir guidebooks are available on all our cruises for £5.00 Further details on the cruise route can also be found Here
Parking for this cruise is at Anderton Boat Lift car park (CW9 6FW) . Parking charges payable. Please note that access to the Danny berth is via a steep, step-free, path from the visitor centre and car park at the higher level. This may prove challenging to those with mobility difficulties arriving or departing on sailings at Anderton Boat Lift Boat
Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge to National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port via Runcorn Bridges - includes coach transfer to the Danny at Sutton Weaver (park at Ellesmere Port)
The journey will take approximately 3.5 hours as you travel in steam powered, Art-Deco splendour from our berth at Sutton Weaver to Marsh Lock and out into the Manchester Ship Canal to the Danny’s old home at Old Quay in Runcorn and Weston Point Docks, where all the Manchester Ship Canals tugs used to berth as it was their maintenance depot. We will pass under the viaduct and through the Jubilee Road Bridge (known locally as the ‘Bird Cage’ due to the number of starlings nesting there)! We will then turn and make our way back down the Manchester Ship Canal to The National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port.
We will be operating a Park & Ride from the car park at The National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port to take you to the Danny at Sutton Weaver. The coach will depart at 1215 hrs in time for the 1300 hrs sailing. Your car will then be there for you at the end of the cruise.
National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port – Latchford - National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port
This four-hour cruise gives you an opportunity to take in the scenery, both industrial and rural as we cruise from The National Waterways Museum in Ellesemere Port to Latchford, before turning and returning to The National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port. You can park free of charge in the National Waterways Museum car park, or there is a rail station nearby. Why not visit the museum before your cruise?