Steam Yacht Gondola

Steam Yacht Gondola

Important notice -

We are happy to tell you that all cruises are operating as normal.

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


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


Steam Yacht Gondola

What's on

Upcoming events

Walkers Cruise

Sat 01 Oct 2016
Experience a grand day out by sailing in style to the start of a fabulous Lakeland walk from one of Gondola's jetties.

Swallows & Amazons Cruise and Guided Walk

Sat 08 Oct 2016
Join a Cumbria Tourist Guide on this cruise and guided walk into the world of Arthur Ransome's Swallows & Amazons.

Beatrix Potter's Landscape Cruise and Walk

Thu 13 Oct 2016
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.
Steam Yacht Gondola

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