Steam Yacht Gondola
Float back to Victorian times as you indulge in a luxurious cruise on captivating Coniston water in this exquisite steam-powered craft.
Painstakingly rebuilt from the original Victorian ‘Gondola’, passengers can enjoy the silent gentle gliding motion combining their cruise with a visit to Brantwood House or disembarking at Monk Coniston jetty for a circular walk to Tarn Hows.
Explorer cruises on certain days take in the full length of Coniston Water with lively commentary by the crew about Coniston’s famous connections.
Cruises commence from Coniston Pier from 11am, daily from April until the end of October.
Groups fares available for 15 or more when booked in advance.
45 minute round trip fares Adult £9.90, children £4.90, family ticket £24.70
Explorers (105 minutes) Adult £19.90, children £9.90, family ticket £49.70
Special rates for parties of 15 or more.
Book online and receive 10% discount - http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/gondola/
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|Notes||Sailing 11.00, 12 noon, 14.00, 15.00 & 15.30 from Coniston jetty. All sailings weather permitting.|
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VenueSteam Yacht Gondola
Coniston Pier, Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AN
Map reference: SD 310975 Lat: 54.36833 Long: -3.06351
Road from Ambleside to Coniston. Coniston pier 0.5m through the village on road to Greenodd.
Parking : with charge
Nearest station : 13 miles (20.9 kms) from Ulverston/Windermere station
There are no toilets on board. Public toilets including disabled facilities are available at the pier. Refreshments available at the Bluebird cafe. Pre-booking necessary for groups.