Steam Yacht Gondola

Important notice -

“Update Sunday 18th August: Water levels have dropped and we are now we are now sailing again."

Rebuilt Victorian steam-powered yacht on Coniston Water

Steam Yacht Gondola

Things to see and do

Find out more about our cruises

People walking on the path around Tarn Hows

Walks from Steam Yacht Gondola

Coniston has a great choice of walks, all taking in true Lakeland scenery. Here's our top three trails that you can combine with a cruise on Gondola.

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Groups

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Venue hire

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What's on

Upcoming events

Grand Victorian Circular Tour

Fri 06 Sep 2019
10:15-17:00
This guided tour re-traces the steps of Victorian and Edwardian tourists on an adaptation of one of the original Furness Railway grand tours.

Heritage Open Day - behind the scenes

Fri 13 Sep 2019
17:00-18:30
Step on board this unique, steam-powered yacht at Coniston Pier and find out more about the history of the boat and the story of the rescue and restoration.

Beatrix Potter's Landscape Cruise and Walk

Thu 19 Sep 2019
10:45-16:00
Experience the legacy and impact of Beatrix Potter's life in Coniston with a local experienced guide. Cruise on Gondola, visit the iconic Tarn Hows and stop off for a cream tea at Monk Coniston.
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History

Burchiello Venetian Gondola

Why Gondola looks like a Venetian 'gondola' 

How Gondola became a moving part of Coniston's cultural landscape...

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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

Video

Gondola - an unparalleled Lake District cruising experience

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