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 

Enjoy 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 28 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.

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.

Grand Victorian Circular Tour

Wed 15 Jun 2016
10:15-16:00
Retrace the steps of Victorian and Edwardian tourists on an adaptation of one of the original Furness Railway grand tours of the Lake District.

Swallows & Amazons Cruise and Guided Walk

Sun 03 Jul 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.

Swallows & Amazons Cruise and Guided Walk

Sun 24 Jul 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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