Steam Yacht Gondola

Rebuilt Victorian steam-powered yacht on Coniston Water

Whilst we're off the water
Gondola at the top of the slipway

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Read Sid the Serpent's musings on life on board Steam Yacht Gondola

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Gondola - an unparalleled Lake District cruising experience

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

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What's on

Upcoming events

Walkers' Cruise

Sat 24 Mar 2018
11:00-15:00
Take in the stunning scenery around Coniston Water on a combined a cruise and walk. Cruise down the length of the lake and then take an energising walk from Lake Bank back to Coniston Pier (12km) or from Parkamoor to Brantwood (7.5km).

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts

Mon 26 Mar 2018
11:00-16:15
Fun for families with our nature-themed trail on all sailings over the Easter period. Trail free but donations welcome.

Beatrix Potter's Landscape Cruise and Walk

Thu 24 May 2018
11:00-16:15
Spend the day with our local volunteer Ranger discovering the legacy and impact of Beatrix Potter's life in the Coniston locality. Sail from Coniston Pier to Monk Coniston, walk through the Monk Coniston estate to iconic Tarn Hows, and return...

Grand Victorian Circular Tour

Fri 15 Jun 2018
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, in partnership with Windermere Lake Cruises, Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway and Mountain Goat Tours...

Grand Victorian Circular Tour

Fri 07 Sep 2018
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, in partnership with Windermere Lake Cruises, Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway and Mountain Goat Tours...

Gondola Behind the Scenes Heritage Open Day event

Fri 14 Sep 2018
17:00-18:30
As part of the Heritage Open Days festival, this is a rare opportunity to find out more about the story of this wonderful steamboat with seldom seen archive material on display and a chance to chat with the crew.

Book now for 2018

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