National Waterways Museum - Boat Trip

South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 4FW

Tel: 0151 355 5017

Add National Waterways Museum - Boat Trip to your Itinerary

Boat trips at National Waterways Museum
  • Boat trips at National Waterways Museum
  • National Waterways Museum - Definitely worth a visit

Book Tickets Online

About Us

Visitors to the National Waterways Museum can take a trip up and down the Shropshire Union Canal.

Climb aboard our canal boat Centaur for a boat trip on the Shropshire Union Canal. This 30-minute boat trip takes you through a fascinating industrial landscape criss-crossed with past and present transport systems. Your tour guide will unfold for you the stories that lie behind the passing bridges and quaysides and bring to life the changing fortunes of the canal and its people.

And you don't have to visit the museum to take a boat trip. Pop along just for the boat trip if you like. You'll be welcome to visit the café and shop too.

Boat trips on Centaur are a great way to slow down and experience canal life - life at 4mph.

Tickets: Adults and Concessions £1.50, Children £1

Times and availability - These vary each day. We recommend you call us (0151 355 5017) on the morning of your visit to check availability and times that day.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Boat Trip£1.50 per ticket
Boat Trip£1.00 per ticket
Boat Trip£1.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Times and availability - These vary each day (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVAQAS Accredited VAQAS Accredited 2019

Directions

Road Directions

Leave M53, jct 9 and follow signs.

TripAdvisor

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

Provider Features

  • Marketing Cheshire Member

Contact Us

Tel: 0151 355 5017

Tel: 0151 355 5017

What's Nearby

  1. For adult groups of 10 or more, there are a range of options available for groups for an...

    0.08 miles away
  2. Unlock the wonders of our waterways at National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port. With...

    0.08 miles away
  3. Boulder Hut is an indoor climbing centre that opened its doors in July 2018 in Ellesmere...

    0.9 miles away
  1. FREEDOME believes in chasing thrills, not taking chances. Fun starts and ends with safety.

    1.7 miles away
  2. Forget Crazy Golf . . . this is ADVENTURE golf!

    1.72 miles away
  3. The UK's largest designer outlet!

    1.79 miles away
  4. Cheshire Oaks was the first and remains the UK’s largest Designer Outlet. With over...

    1.79 miles away
  5. Get up close to Awesome Sharks at Blue Planet Aquarium and see real scuba divers in our...

    1.84 miles away
  6. This historic site was once the home of many aircraft during its civilian and operational...

    2.25 miles away
  7. The closing four holes will be a great test of your golfing ability whether you are a...

    2.42 miles away
  8. Enjoy award-winning ice cream at the Backford Belles shop which is set in traditional...

    2.79 miles away
  9. A welcoming Anglican church with a diverse congregation from the local community and...

    3.25 miles away
  10. Relax and rejuvenate your body and mind with a visit to the brand new Vital Health &...

    4.16 miles away
  11. A visit to Cheshire isn’t complete without a visit to the UK’s favourite zoo. Home to...

    4.4 miles away
  12. There’s always something new to do at Chester Zoo. Whether you’re greeting new arrivals,...

    4.4 miles away
  13. Officially voted Britain's best garden retailer - everything for the home and garden...

    4.51 miles away
Previous Next

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss