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Our largest boat is our restaurant boat 'Francis Egerton' which is a luxury wide beam passenger vessel, fully licensed with onboard bar to provide a variety of private hire cruises for up to 30 people. In addition to private hire we offer our public cruises where you can book tables on our Afternoon Tea, Sunday Lunch, two Course Lunch and Festive Cruises for individuals, couples and smaller family groups.
Our second boat is our brand new trip boat 'Lady Harriet' which is a luxury wide beam passenger vessel built with disabled access. Capable of accommodating up to 12 passengers she is available to hire exclusively for a variety of cruises.
Disability Access Information
Based in Worsley, our award winning family run company operates and cruises along the historic Bridgewater Canal, from Worsley Village and Boothstown Marina.
PLEASE CHECK WHICH BOAT YOU HAVE BOOKED AS WE HAVE TWO DIFFERENT PICKUP LOCATIONS AS FOLLOWS:
Address for Restaurant boat 'Francis Egerton'
All public cruises onboard our restaurant boat Francis Egerton depart from the towpath side of the Humpback Bridge, Barton Road, Worsley Village, Manchester M28 2PD (Directly opposite the 'Bridgewater Hotel' and restaurant 'George's).
Nearest parking: Pay and display car park opposite Worsley court house.
Please note there is unfortunately no disabled access on our restaurant boat. Access is via one step on and four steps down into the boat. There is a bannister to hold onto.
Address for Trip boat 'Lady Harriet'
All trips booked onboard our trip boat Lady Harriet depart from:
Bridgewater Marina 14 Quayside Close Boothstown M28 1YB
Nearest parking: Free parking situated at the marina.
In regards to wheelchair access from the canal bank we have a ramp that can be put down to enable a wheelchair or those with restricted mobility to board the open back deck of the boat. From here access to the inside of the boat is via our disabled lift situated at the back of the boat which the skipper operates.
We can accommodate standard travel size wheelchairs onboard, and we also have an onboard wheelchair that you are welcome to use.