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

Planning your visit

Stunning Victorian ingenuity, free entry to see the stories of those clever clogs who built it, a boat trip, lovely lunch and gift shop - that's us sorted for a day out! Right - how do we get there?

Visitors on viewing platform at Anderton Boat Lift visitor centre Anderton Boat Lift visitor centre

First things first - it's absolutely free to get into our Anderton Boat Lift Visitor Centre.

When we're open

Anderton opening times

But what next?

Start with the boat ride up and through this incedible construction or find our how and why it was built - as well as who continues to keep it in tip top shape today?

How about a cheeky cake or ice cream in our cafe while you plan what to buy in the gift shop?

Let's help you plan your visit to Anderton Boat lift...

Last date edited: 12 April 2017