Bridgewater Cruises

Cruises on the historic Bridgewater canal

Private Charter



We operate cruises all year round and our fully central heated vessel ensures passengers stay cosy in the winter months. Private charter is for groups of up to 32 and prices start at £150.00 for a 1 hour return cruise. Catering can also be added at an extra cost person please click on our menu options below for more details.
   
Buffet's    
     
 
   Afternoon Tea    
                               
    Hotpot Supper  

                                                 
                                                                    
                                          Bar Tariff                                                    Wine List

Private charter is ideally suited for special occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries as well as group outings, coach parties, corporate events, wedding receptions and much more.
 
We also offer educational and historical cruises for schools and groups wishing to explore the history of Worsley and the Bridgewater Canal, we can also include a fascinating guided walk of the Worsley area if you require.

Our most popular route is Worsley to Barton Aqueduct return, however we can depart and disembark at other locations subject to availability.


Our current cruise routes are as follows:
Departure point
Duration
Cruising to
Price
Boothstown 
1.25 hours
Worsley (return)
£175.00
Boothstown
3 hours  
Barton Aqueduct (return)
£400.00
Boothstown
3 hours
Manchester City Centre, Castlefield (one way)
£400.00
Worsley
2 hours
Barton Aqueduct (return)
£325.00
Worsley
3 hours
Barton Aqueduct and beyond (return)
 £400.00

 Worsley
3 hours 
Astley (return)
£400.00
 Worsley
2.5 hours 
Manchester City Centre,Castlefield (one way)
£375.00
 Sale 
3 hours
Dunham (return)
£425.00
 Sale
2.5 hours
Broadheath (return)
£400.00
 Sale
5 hours total (includes 2 hour stop off at Dunham park and gardens)
Dunham Massey park and gardens (return)
£500.00
 Sale
2.5 hours
Timperley (turn around point)
 then to Manchester City Centre,Castlefield (one way)
£400.00
Sale
3 hours
Manchester City Centre,Castlefield (return)
£425.00
Sale
2.5 hours
Worsley (one way)
£400.00
Sale 
3 hours
Boothstown (one way)
£425.00
 Extra Hours
 £100.00 per hour
 

Departure Points/ Parking



Boothstown departure point- The Moorings public house, 2 Quayside close, Worsley, M28 1YB


Nearest parking Boothstown- Free parking at the Moorings public house



Worsley departure point-  Towpath side, the hump back bridge, Barton road, Worsley village, M28 2PD. 


Nearest parking Worsley- Pay and display car park the Bridgewater Hotel public house and free parking along Barton road and Worsley road


(Please note Worsley green is a private road and public parking is prohibited)



Sale departure point- The Kings Ransom public house, Britannia road, Sale, M33 2AA


Nearest parking Sale-  Pay and display car park the Kings Ransom public house



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