Steam Yacht Gondola

Steam Yacht Gondola

Important notice -

Join us for a cruise in 2016. We sail daily until 31 October.

Rebuilt Victorian steam-powered yacht on Coniston Water

Steam Yacht Gondola

Things to see and do

Steam Yacht Gondola

Choose your cruise 

More than just a boat trip, a cruise on Steam Yacht Gondola is a Victorian lifestyle experience played out on Coniston Water, one of England's most beautiful lakes.

Timetable and booking

Steam Yacht Gondola picnic

Indulge in a Gondola experience 

Treat yourself, or someone you love, to a picnic cruise, afternoon tea cruise, steam & cream cruise or engineer for the day experience.

Walk, play, read

Steam Yacht Gondola

Groups

Early tourists on Gondola

Grand Victorian Circular Tour 

Bring your group on a modern adaptation of one of Furness Railway's grand Victorian circular tours of the Lake District. A full day out by rail, lake and road.

Steam Yacht Gondola

What's on

Upcoming events

Walkers Cruise

Sat 07 May 2016
11:00-12:00
Experience a grand day out by sailing in style to the start of a fabulous Lakeland walk from one of Gondola's jetties.

Swallows & Amazons Cruise and Guided Walk

Sat 07 May 2016
11:00-16:15
Join a Cumbria Tourist Guide on this cruise and guided walk into the world of Arthur Ransome's Swallows & Amazons.

Beatrix Potter's Landscape Cruise and Walk

Thu 12 May 2016
11:00-16:15
Enjoy a cruise and guided walk with our local Ranger - a lovely chance to hear the story of Beatrix Potter and her Coniston connections and the impact of her legacy on the nation.

Gondola Behind the Scenes Members evening

Fri 20 May 2016
17:00-18:30
For NT members - Gondola Behind the Scenes will be a great opportunity to find out more about the story of this wonderful historic steamboat with seldom seen archive material on display and a chance to chat with the crew.

Beatrix Potter's Landscape Cruise and Walk

Thu 09 Jun 2016
11:00-16:15
Enjoy a cruise and guided walk with our local Ranger - a lovely chance to hear the story of Beatrix Potter and her Coniston connections and the impact of her legacy on the nation.

Swallows & Amazons Cruise and Guided Walk

Sun 12 Jun 2016
11:00-16:15
Join a Cumbria Tourist Guide on this cruise and guided walk into the world of Arthur Ransome's Swallows & Amazons.
Steam Yacht Gondola

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