Steam Yacht Gondola

Steam Yacht Gondola

Important notice -

Gondola is off the water for the winter. She will be sailing again from 1st April 2017.

Rebuilt Victorian steam-powered yacht on Coniston Water

Steam Yacht Gondola

Things to see and do

Gondola's sea serpent

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

Video

Take a brief trip around the lake

Watch our time-lapse footage of our Head of the Lake cruise viewed from the purser cabin window.

Gondola experiences

Make the most of your cruise

Steam Yacht Gondola

Groups

Steam Yacht Gondola

What's on

Upcoming events

Walkers Cruise

Sat 01 Apr 2017
11:00-12:45
Experience a grand day out by sailing in style to the start of a fabulous Lakeland walk from one of Gondola's jetties.

Full Lake Cruise

Mon 03 Apr 2017
14:30-16:15
Enjoy an extended sailing on the glorious Steam Yacht Gondola on Coniston Water in the Lakes.

Cadbury's Easter Egg Hunts

Fri 14 Apr 2017
11:00-11:45
Have fun on board with our Cadbury's Easter Egg Hunts over the Easter weekend

Gondola - a piece of Venice in the Lakes

Thu 11 May 2017
18:00-19:30
Why is there a little piece of Venice on Coniston Water in the form of the very elegant Steam Yacht Gondola? Enjoy a lecture on board with our Curator, Harvey Wilkinson exploring the significance of this grand design .

Grand Victorian Circular Tour

Fri 19 May 2017
10:15-17:00
Retrace the steps of Victorian and Edwardian tourists on an adaptation of one of the original Furness Railway grand tours of the Lake District.
Steam Yacht Gondola

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