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

Step aboard the 'King Arthur' to see Santa come down the chimney into his floating grotto and enjoy a 45-minute festive cruise on the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal.

Event details

10th December 2016 to 24th December 2016

National Waterways Museum Gloucester

Gloucester & Sharpness Canal


National Waterways Museum Gloucester

Llanthony Warehouse
Gloucester Docks

Children will enjoy a trip along the same section of water used in the latest Disney’s blockbuster film ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’. 

Enjoy a 45 minute festive cruise with refreshments for all and a gift from Santa for the children. 


Cruises will take place on December 10, 11 and 17 - 24.


£10 per person


12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm each day.

The cruise will depart from the museum and the ticket also includes free entry to the museum. Children will have the opportunity to take part in seasonal arts and crafts and also follow ‘The 12 Trees of Christmas’ indoor trail.


Booking essential. For more information and to book please telephone the museum on 01452 318200.



Santa at Gloucester Waterways Museum