Groups are welcome on Steam Yacht Gondola

Gondola's Victorian saloon

What better way to impress your group by taking them on a tranquil and historic cruise on Coniston in the heart of the Lake District National Park, the latest UK World Heritage Site.

Cruises for groups in 2019

Head of Lake cruise

This is our regular 45-minute round trip cruise departing and returning to Coniston pier, via Brantwood and Monk Coniston. There are a number of sailings each day. See our timetable for departure times.

Group fare: £10 per person

Full Lake cruise

Enjoy an extended 105-minute sailing on our full lake cruise. Departures are at 2:30pm Monday to Friday, and at 11am on Saturdays and Sundays.

Group fare: £17 per person

Walk & Cruise

At weekends,  there are two morning options for walking groups:

Parkamoor walk

Catch the 11am sailing on Saturday or Sunday morning from Coniston pier arriving at Parkamoor 55
minutes later.

The 7.5km walk from Parkamoor takes you via Low Parkamoor Farm and Lawson Park to Brantwood where you then rejoin Gondola for the return journey to Coniston jetty via Monk Coniston.

Group fare: £13 per person

Lake Bank walk

Catch the 11am sailing on Saturday or Sunday morning from Coniston pier arriving at Lake Bank 45 minutes later.

The 12.1km walk from Lake Bank takes you over Beacon Fell back to Coniston jetty.

Group fare: £10 per person

General information for groups

  • Party leader travels free.
  • Free coach parking and toilets are available at our departure point at Coniston Pier.
  • There are no toilets on board.
  • Refreshments are available at the excellent Bluebird Café at Coniston Pier. There is also a café at Brantwood.
  • Please allow plenty of time for your journey to Coniston. Groups should aim to arrive at least 15 minutes before sailing time.

We can suggest itineraries working with neighbouring attractions so that your group can make the most of their time in the Lake District. To discuss your group’s requirements, please call our booking office on 015394 32733 or send us an email.