Craven Herald & Pioneer: Santa to mark 20 years visiting canal basin
THE man in red will be making his annual trips along Skipton canal basin on board the Cobbydale and this year marks his 20th year of visiting.
Santa Claus will be on Cobbydale to officiate at Skipton Boat Trips’ festive events starting on Saturday, November 26.
Organiser and owner of Skipton Boat Trips, James Watson, said the Santa Trips run at 11.15am and 1.15pm each weekend from that date up to December 18 where each child receives a gift and everyone can enjoy Christmas music, drinks, mince pies and cookies.
The festive trips have built up a loyal customer base, many of them returning each year to soak up the magic. As well as the Santa cruises the company is also offering a variety of other cruises this Christmas, including roast dinners, Drinks Ahoy cocktail cruises, and festive afternoon teas. For information go to: https://www.canaltrips.co.uk/trips/childrens-santa-trips/.
From Skipton Boat Trips: For two decades, Santa Claus has been visiting Skipton canal basin aboard the Cobbydale as part of Skipton Boat Trips’ festive events. This year, marks the 20th anniversary of his arrival, and it is expected to be bigger and better than ever before.
Starting on November 26, Santa Trips will be held at 11:15 am and 1:15 pm each weekend up to December 18. During the trip, every child will receive a gift, and all guests can enjoy festive music, drinks, mince pies, and cookies.
The Skipton Boat Trips’ Santa Trips have built up a loyal customer base over the years, with many returning guests eager to soak up the magic. The event is a highlight of the Christmas season, and it’s an experience that families look forward to every year.
Apart from Santa Trips, Skipton Boat Trips is offering a wide range of other cruises this Christmas, including roast dinners, Drinks Ahoy cocktail cruises, and festive afternoon teas. All these cruises offer an opportunity to enjoy the festive season in a unique and relaxing setting.
Skipton Boat Trips is the organiser and owner of the Santa Trips and other Christmas cruises. James Watson, the owner, has expressed his excitement about the upcoming events, highlighting the importance of the Santa Trips to the company’s festive calendar. Watson added that Skipton Boat Trips has become a must-visit destination for families during the Christmas period.
The Santa Trips are an excellent way for families to spend time together during the festive season. Parents can relax and enjoy the scenery while their children are thrilled to meet Santa Claus. The Cobbydale, which is the boat used for the Santa Trips, is festively decorated with Christmas lights and decorations, making the experience even more magical.
In conclusion, Skipton Boat Trips’ Santa Trips and other Christmas cruises are a must-visit attraction for families during the festive season. The 20th-anniversary celebrations promise to be bigger and better than ever before, with even more fun-filled activities and surprises for all. It’s a great opportunity to create lasting memories and enjoy the holiday season in a unique and magical way.