Walking the lift tour

Do you dare to stand on the top of the Anderton Boat Lift?


Ever wanted to get up close and personal with the Anderton Boat Lift?

Our unique behind the scenes tour is not for the faint hearted, the tour starts in our visitor centre before you're guided out along the aqueduct, taken into the previously unseen control room and machine deck and finally out up on top of the lift! 

Book your tour

Our 50 minute tours are available on the following dates at these times:

10.30, 12.00 and 14.15pm.

Saturday 25th
Sunday 26th
Sunday 16th
Sunday 30th
Sunday 14th
Sunday 28th
Sunday 4th
Sunday 11th
Sunday 8th
Sunday 22nd


£5 per person

Our trips are in high demand so please call our booking team now on 01606 786 777 to secure your place.

And remember...

The tour is on the top of the lift so is not suitable for people with a fear of heights. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing. This is a walking tour and there is a need to climb steps. The minimum age for this tour is 16 years of age.

Last date edited: 23 May 2019