Steam Yacht Gondola

Important notice -

There are slight delays on Steam Yacht Gondola today. We recommend pre-booking your sailing on Steam Yacht Gondola but we will accept walk-up passengers whenever we have capacity to do so.

Rebuilt Victorian steam-powered yacht on Coniston Water

Steam Yacht Gondola

Things to see and do

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Upcoming events

Heritage Open Day- Steam Yacht Gondola: social and industrial innovation

Tue 13 Sep 2022
Steam Yacht Gondola is a milestone in mid-Victorian engineering and social development. We’re celebrating and sharing the revolutionary thinking she represents with a free event for Heritage Open Days.

Sailing timetables for 2022

Group enjoying a walk around the Monk Coniston estate near Coniston Water

Walks around Coniston Water from Gondola's jetties 

Put on your walking boots and combine a cruise on Gondola with an invigorating walk above Coniston Water, or along lakeshore and woodland tracks.

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Steam Yacht Gondola on Coniston Water

We love having groups onboard Gondola and we hope that group bookings will be possible again later in the year - please watch this space for further updates as government restrictions ease.

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Venue hire

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Places to stay

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Our work

A rebuilt Victorian steam-powered yacht, Lake District, Cumbria

Steam Yacht Gondola blog 

Read Sid the Sea Serpent's blog for all the 'behind the scenes' trials and tribulations of the crew