Steam Yacht Gondola Cruises on Coniston

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Address: Coniston Pier, Lake Road
Town: Coniston
County: Cumbria
Postcode: LA21 8AN
Telephone: 015394 32733
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Open: From April to October
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Steam Yacht Gondola is a beautifully rebuilt Victorian steam powered passenger boat on Coniston Water. Much more than just a 'boat trip', a cruise on Gondola is a luxury experience. Managed by the National Trust, Gondola offers the most unique and relaxing cruise in elegant saloons and beautiful open-air decks. It also boasts a magnificent steam engine which can be viewed through open hatches in the engine room.Cruises run from April to October.

Gondola Cruise


Head of Lake Cruises on Gondola

Head of Lake cruises (45 minutes) run three times a day, calling in at Brantwood and Monk Coniston. You may break your journey and re-join Gondola on a later sailing.

Cruise fares: Adult £11.00; Child £5.50; Family: £27.50 (2 adults, 3 children)

Timetable and Bookings

Gondola Cruise


Full-Lake Cruises on Gondola

Full lake (105 minute) cruises start from Coniston Pier and journey down through ‘the narrows’ to Lake Bank at the southern end of the lake before heading back north via Parkamoor, Brantwood and Monk Coniston.

Cruise fares: Adult £20.50; Child £10; Family £51 (2 adults, 3 children).

Timetable and Bookings

Gondola Cruise


Picnic and Afternoon Tea Cruises

Treat yourself to a picnic for two (£75 including cruise tickets) or an afternoon cream tea for two (£62 including cruise tickets) on a full lake cruise. Push the boat out (pardon the pun) by adding a half bottle of Champagne for an extra £20.

Picnics and afternoon tea cruises must be booked in advance.

Timetable and Bookings

 Gondola Cruise


 'Engineer For the Day' Experience

The ultimate Gondola ticket - a behind the scenes, hands-on, full day experience as engineer on Steam Yacht Gondola.

Gondola Cruise

You can join in as much as you like with all aspects of crewing the boat:

  • learn to light the boiler and raise steam
  • feed the firebox, take on water and tend the engine
  • learn how to tie up the boat at the jetty and set up the passenger gangway
  • try your hand at helming
  • enjoy a hearty packed lunch
  • discover the history of the boat and learn how she was resurrected from the depths of Coniston Water
  • share your experience with friends and family on board Gondola

You'll get to take home your own set of branded Steam Yacht Gondola overalls as a memento of your fabulous day with us, along with a complimentary guidebook and Steam Yacht Gondola engineer's mug.

The day's package costs £340  Book Online


Steam Yacht Gondola Cruises on Coniston

Coniston Pier,  Lake Road,  Coniston,  LA21 8AN.
 
015394 32733   |  Email   |  Website   |  Download 2015 Cruise Timetable

Please mention Your Guide 2 the Lake District when contacting Steam Yacht Gondola. Thank you!
 
Attractions and Things To Do in the Lake District  -  Your Guide 2 the Lake District