The mighty Anderton Boat Lift is one of the 'Seven Wonders of the Waterways'. It's one of only two working boat lifts in the country and together with its visitor centre, café and nearby Northwich Woodlands make a visit unmissable!
Address: Anderton Boat Lift, Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6FW
Visit time: half day plus
Price: Check our planning your visit pages for latest information
Accessibility: See our main Anderton Boat Lift Visitor Centre webpages for accessibility details
Parking: On site pay and display parking
Toilets: On site in our own Anderton Boat Lift Visitor Centre
With our 'Top of the World' tour, boat trips, children's play area, gift shop, cafe and of course, an award winning story at our visitor centre, go to our main museum and attractions webpages now to plan your day out at Anderton.
As well as our boat lift, look out for:
Good place to spot boats, mainly in the summer
Café on site in visitor centre
Fully licensed restaurant
Canal boat holidays (self-drive)
Our very own regular boat trip
You'll find picnic benches all around our visitor centre gardens - many with views of the lift. There's even a maze and a play area in the gardens.
Downloadable explorers education trail
You may see:
The Northwich Community Woodlands are right next to our visitor centre along the path beside the River Weaver. Well worth a walk.