Steam Yacht Gondola

Steam Yacht Gondola

Important notice -

In 2017, Gondola sails from 1 April to 31 October. Advanced tickets available online or just turn up at Coniston Pier on the day. Hope to see you soon.

Rebuilt Victorian steam-powered yacht on Coniston Water

Timetable and booking

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.


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.


Walk from Gondola

Put on your walking boots and combine a cruise on Gondola with an invigorating walk above Coniston Water.

Gondola experiences

Gondola at the Pier Cottage jetty

Read the Gondola blog 

Read Captain Jack's musings on life on board Gondola as a member of the crew.

Steam Yacht Gondola


Steam Yacht Gondola

What's on

Upcoming events

Full Lake Cruise

Fri 22 Sep 2017
Enjoy an extended sailing on the glorious Steam Yacht Gondola on Coniston Water in the Lakes.

Walkers Cruise

Sat 23 Sep 2017
Experience a grand day out by sailing in style to the start of a fabulous Lakeland walk from one of Gondola's jetties.

Grand Victorian Circular Tour

Fri 13 Oct 2017
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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