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Notice: Online booking and gift experiences now available!
Rebuilt Victorian steam-powered yacht on Coniston Water
The unrivalled sailing experience of the Lakes – enjoy Coniston as wealthy Victorians once did in Gondola’s opulent saloons. Our sailing season runs from 27 March to 1 November 2013.
All cruises depart from Coniston pier, calling in at Brantwood and Monk Coniston. Half lake cruises take place every day, with full lake themed cruises on Saturdays at 11am, and Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays at 2.30pm. Download our latest cruise timetable from the bottom of this page.
Sail to Monk Coniston jetty at the north of the lake, then walk through Monk Coniston garden and on to Tarn Hows; or disembark at Brantwood and visit the home of the eminent Victorian John Ruskin.
You can now book online and save up to 10 percent. Please note that online tickets are limited and if they are not available on your requested sailing, it does not usually mean that the sailing is completely full. You can just turn up at the pier and pay on board subject to availability.
All sailings are subject to weather conditions. Please note that on rare occasions, scheduled sailings are cancelled due to private charters.
Important note for members: As Gondola is an NT Enterprise, we are required to charge you the full fare but please look out for our special member tickets coming soon. All profit generated by NT Enterprises supports our conservation work.