Skipton Boat Trips


Have you ever wanted to spend a quiet relaxing hour meandering along the scenic canal in the heart of Skipton? Maybe you dream of spending a full day cruising the Leeds to Liverpool canal at your own leisure, Here at Skipton Boat trips we can make that dream a reality. Whether you choose a 1 hour guided tour with celebrity commentary on board or a full day aboard one of our luxury day boats, you are sure of a calm and relaxing trip. From our wharf in the heart of Skipton you could go east towards the world famous 5 rise locks at Bingley (10 miles away) or west towards the heart of the rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales national park.

Our hourly trips run 7 days a week throughout the season (March-October) at the following times: 10.45, 11.50, 13.00, 14.00, 15.20 (subject to demand)

1 hour Guided boat trip (Dave Spikey)

Adults £8.00 Seniors £7.50 Children£4.50 (Aged 1-12 yrs) Family Ticket £23.00 (2 adults, 2 children)

Alternatively you could choose to take “Airedale” or “Bedale” out for the day for the truly relaxing day with up to 10 members of your family or friends,

“Airedale” and “Bedale” are available throughout the season (March – October). Day Boat Hire Monday – Friday £150.00 Weekends & Bank Holidays £175.00 (Maximum of 10 people on board)

We have catered for groups wishing to extend there cruise experience, why not take a party aboard “Dalesman” for a 3 hour cruise with lunch or afternoon tea.

Please contact our friendly team for any queries

01756 790829

Skipton Boat Trips Wharf Office Skipton North Yorkshire BD23 1LH


Wharf Office

Waterside Court
Coach St
North Yorkshire
BD23 1LH

Disability Access Information

We can look after any mobility aids ashore, but our wharf office. With 4 solid steps down, handrails, and crew to help, we can get many passengers on-board safely. If passengers have got on a coach, then the boat wont be any problem.