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Bridgewater Cruises

Cruises on the Historic Bridgewater Canal


About Us

Our award winning, family run company offers cruises along the Bridgewater Canal in Boothstown, Worsley, Manchester. 

We have two boats the first is our restaurant boat 'Francis Egerton'. This is a luxury wide beam passenger vessel, fully licensed with onboard bar to provide a variety of private hire cruises for up to 30 people as well as public Afternoon Tea, Sunday Lunch, two Course Lunch and Festive Cruises for individuals, couples and smaller family groups.

Our second boat is our trip boat 'Lady Harriet' which is a luxury wide beam passenger vessel built with disabled access. Capable of accommodating up to 12 passengers she is available to hire exclusively for a variety of cruises. 

Our Experiences 

Trip Boat

Lady Harriet

Private Charter / Self Catering


Restaurant Boat 

Francis Egerton

Public Cruises / Private Charter 


Winner Best Canal Cruise Operator Northern England 2023

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award Winners 2023

Winner Most Unique Family-Run Restaurant Northwest 2022

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award Winners 2022

Winner Best Family Day Out Northwest England 2022

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award Winners 2021

Winner of Best Canal Cruise Operator North 2021

Winner Leading Restaurant of the Year (Specialist) This is MCR Awards 2019

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