Things to see and do at Steam Yacht Gondola

Enjoy the charm of luxury travel once experienced by wealthy Victorians, riding in style in Gondola’s opulent saloons or relaxing on her open-air decks as she glides across Coniston Water.

Steam Yacht Gondola
Steam Yach Gondola

Full Lake Cruise 

Enjoy an extended sailing and really soak up the atmosphere of this unique yacht and its wonderful surroundings

Walkers disembarking Gondola

Walkers' cruise 

Take in the stunning scenery around Coniston by combining a cruise down the length of the lake with an energising 7.5km or 12.1km walk up onto the fells.

Gondola engineer

The ultimate steam footplate gift experience 

A unique all day gift experience - be an engineer for the day aboard Gondola. Akin to a steam footplate day on a heritage railway, re-live the nostalgia of the golden age of steam in the engine room and up on the helm.

Gondola's Victorian saloon

Head of Lake Cruise 

All aboard! The Head of Lake Cruise is very popular among our visitors so seize the day and book a ticket now - with optional stop-off at Brantwood too.

Steam Yacht Gondola picnic

Picnic cruise 

Tuck into a delicious picnic hamper as you cruise down Coniston Water on board Steam Yacht Gondola.

Cream tea

Afternoon cream tea cruise

Indulge in an old English cream tea with or without champagne on our afternoon full lake cruise.

Steam Yacht Gondola steaming

Steam & cream experience 

Treat yourself to 'taster' session on Gondola. Spend time in the engine room with our engineer on the outward leg of a full lake cruise and then enjoy a delicious picnic on the return leg.