We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

Shire Cruisers

Discover a different Yorkshire, where the scenery is grander, the waterways less crowded – and the beer cheaper! We are ideally situated for exploring all three Pennine canals, as well as the river navigations of Yorkshire. We offer three one-way trips across the Pennines. Suitable for experienced hirers. Our committed staff offers you friendly, helpful, individual service, and careful training in boat-handling and lock working. to make sure that you are confident and able fully to enjoy your holiday.


  • Water point(s)
  • Elsan disposal
  • Pump-out
  • Refuse disposal
  • Refuse recycling
  • Electric charging point
  • Toilets
  • Car park
  • Diesel sales
  • Gas sales
  • Professional boat repairs & servicing
  • DIY boat repair facilities
  • Boat craning / lift
  • Slipway
  • Hard-standing
  • Chandlery
  • Boat valet service
  • Boat-builders/fit-outs
  • Boat sales/brokerage
  • CRT facilities keys available
  • CRT handcuff keys available

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The Wharf

Sowerby Bridge
West Yorkshire

Disability Access Information

For our full access statement please see http://www.shirecruisers.co.uk/boats/accessibility.php

  • Path slope no steeper than 1 in 10
  • Paths wider than 1 metre
  • No steps or barriers
  • Intact compact path surfaces with only slight irregularities, neat edges, drains immediately