Anderton Boat Lift For Groups

Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6FW

Tel: 01606 786777

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About Us

Anderton Boat Lift is Cheshire’s award-winning attraction; a Victorian masterpiece of waterway engineering, built in 1875. 

- Discount on lift and river trips for groups of 12 or more
- FREE admission and refreshment voucher for coach drivers
- Discounted catering packages (when booked in advance)
- FREE coach parking
- Only 5 miles from M56

NEW FOR 2018

Visitors will be entertained all year round with a jam-packed events schedule with everything from beer and music festivals to Easter and summer themed kids activities, re-enactment groups, fireworks, Santa Cruises and much more! PLUS with the brand new, fully-accessible, bespoke play area, it’s fun for all ages!
 

Opening Times

Low Season (1 Jan 2019 - 29 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:30 - 16:00
High Season (30 Mar 2019 - 31 July 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday09:30 - 16:00
Saturday - Sunday09:30 - 17:30
High Season (1 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:30 - 17:30
Bank Holiday09:30 - 17:30
Low Season (1 Sept 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday09:30 - 16:00
Saturday - Sunday09:30 - 17:30
Low Season (1 Oct 2019 - 4 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:30 - 16:00

* Consult website for further specific information for opening times throughout the year.

Directions

Road Directions

The Anderton Boat Lift can be accessed by regional motorway and rail networks. Below are directions by rail, bus and road to help visitors find their way to the Anderton Boat Lift.

Lift Ln, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6FW, United Kingdom

Vehicle Parking Car Parking is available at the Anderton Boat Lift. Charges are £2 for up to three hours, or £3 all day. Charges will operate from 10am till 8pm daily. Coaches park for free. It is advisable to book coach parties in advance to ensure parking is available. Please contact us on 01606 872868 before your journey.

By Rail Local railway stations are available at Cuddington, Acton Bridge, Hartford, Greenbank, Northwich and Lostock Gralam. Telephone National Rail enquiries on 08457 484950 for train timetable details and prices.

By Bus Regular buses run to and from the Northwich area. 

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    625
  • Very Good
    333
  • Average
    68
  • Poor
    21
  • Terrible
    21

Recent Reviews:

  • WhatNoBiscuits
    Rochdale, United Kingdom
    Excellent boat trip and afternoon tea
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 30th November 2018
    We went on the short boat trip along the river Weaver from the boat lift. A short boat trip with excellent commentary was followed by afternoon tea in the marquee. There were plenty of cakes and a... Read full review
  • jeffgD9103BJ
    Birchwood, United Kingdom
    Get place to see but check schedules closely
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 2nd December 2018
    We spent an afternoon there and had a good time taken a walk on the trails around the area. We originally came to see the boat lift work but it is closed until next April. So we were going to take a... Read full review
  • SarahTeggs
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Santa Cruise
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 9th December 2018
    Drove from the South Lakes for the Santa Cruise and it was so worth it! Great food in the cafe, staff were fantastic and the Santa Cruise was wonderful! Lovely Father Christmas and great... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • All Weather Attraction

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - The Coffee Shop is newly renovated serving fresh coffee, sandwiches, jacket potatoes, paninis, cakes and snacks.
  • Picnic Site - There are various locations to have a picnic, both on site and in the Northwich Community Woodlands.

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge) - Parking is charged at £2 for up to 3 hours and £3 for the day (until car park closing time).

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - To be classed as a group we require a minimum of 12 paying members in the party.
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction - The two-storey Visitor Centre, Coffee Shop and Gift Shop are all indoors. The Boat Trip is also completely covered.
  • Marketing Cheshire Member
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location - We are Located in the village of Anderton, just north of Northwich Town Centre.

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 12
  • Wi-fi available

Contact Us

Tel: 01606 786777

Tel: 01606 786777

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