Botany Bay Boat Yard & Crane | Lancashire

Botany Bay Boatyard & Crane are conveniently situated on the picturesque heart of the unspoilt Lancashire branch of the Leeds & Liverpool canal, just two minutes away from the market town of Chorley.

Canal Boat Lifitng

Our crawler crane is fully insured and certified allowing us to lift any canal boat on the system. This, along with convenient road and motorway access, enables us to accommodate full length and full width boats, making us one of the largest and most popular cranes used on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

The boat yard has been trading for many years on the longest canal in northern England, and has built up an excellent reputation and experience for lifting boats in and out of the canal and giving great customer satisfaction and value.

Boat Yard Services:

  • Long / Short Term Moorings
  • Professional boat repairs & servicing
  • DIY boat repair & Maintenance facilities
  • Boat craning / lift
  • Hard-standing
  • Private Car parking - Short / Long Term
  • Boat Sales/brokerage
  • Trade enquiries Welcome
  • Coal / Gas Sales

Here at the boatyard we pride ourselves in a good honest service. We are down to earth and refreshingly straightforward and we will always offer a friendly, quality, professional services at competitive prices concerning any aspect of canal boat maintenance that you may have.


Botany Bay Boat Yard & Crane

7 Botany Bay
Botany Bay

Disability Access Information

  • Wheelchair Access via main Rd & pavement
  • 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 ( Traditional Hardstanding )
  • Private Car Parking -