Steam Yacht Gondola

Rebuilt Victorian steam-powered yacht on Coniston Water

Steam Yacht Gondola

Things to see and do

Autumn days out on and around Coniston Water


Gondola - an unparalleled Lake District cruising experience

Our Ops Manager Bill, explains why Gondola is so unique.

Steam Yacht Gondola


Steam Yacht Gondola

Venue hire

Steam Yacht Gondola

What's on

Upcoming events

Walkers' Cruise

Sat 29 Sep 2018
Take in the stunning scenery around Coniston Water on a combined a cruise and walk. Cruise down the length of the lake and then take an energising walk from Lake Bank back to Coniston Pier (12km) or from Parkamoor to Brantwood (7.5km).
Steam Yacht Gondola


Gondola in the process of being rebuilt at Vickers Shipyard at Barrow in 1978

March 2018: Gondola's ruby rebuild anniversary 

We're on a quest to find the apprentices who rebuilt Gondola in the 70's

Steam Yacht Gondola

Places to stay

Steam Yacht Gondola

Our work


An introduction to the Lake District World Heritage Site 

The Lake District was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in early July 2017. It is now part of a special family of iconic places across the planet, like the Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu, Easter Island, the Barrier Reef, the Grand Canyon and many other world famous locations.