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

Whilst we're off the water

Watch our poetry video

'Gondola found us', by Marion Brown, captures the essence of Gondola

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.

Timetable and booking

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.


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

Steam Yacht Gondola

Venue hire