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The Sunday Times – Best Boat Trips to Book – Friday Evening Fish & Chips Cruise

Our very popular Friday Evening Fish & Chips cruise with food from Bizzie Lizzie’s was recently featured in The Sunday Times Best Boat Trips to Book. Check out the article online: https://zurl.co/2eGO (paywall) and then if you’re visiting Skipton you can experience the cruise by going here: https://zurl.co/nelN We can and do regularly cater for…

Visit Skipton to experience evening dining on the Leeds & Liverpool canal

  Skipton Boat Trips has brought back its popular Evening Dining Cruise, following its successful introduction last year. The two hour cruise runs on Thursday evenings from May to September, starting in the historic canal basin in Skipton. From 6pm, passengers board the comfortable surroundings of the wide beam restaurant boat Dalesman, now in its…

Now taking bookings for 2022!

Fingers crossed, we can all start looking forward to a brighter 2022! We’ve got an array of offerings coming to you this year, beginning when the season starts in March. From then, we have our Afternoon Tea Cruise, Roast Dinner Cruise, and our cocktail Drinks Ahoy trips. In April, we’re starting a new trip, with…

With thanks for 2021 from Skipton Boat Trips

Well, what a year that was! Despite a lockdown and restrictions, we managed to make the best of it! Both boats were adapted to better deal with the restrictions in place, and thankfully we were able to continue with our trips. Our Afternoon Tea Cruise has remained as popular as ever, whilst our new cruises, such…

Now taking 2022 group bookings

  Dear Friends, As we end a season after a year of challenges, we look forward to welcoming you on board! We continue to follow the most up-to-date COVID rules, so you can feel confident that you are in safe hands with us. We have an updated menu including locally-sourced meat and produce. We have…

Skipton Boat Trips Taking Wedding Cruises bookings for 2022

Looking for a last minute wedding reception venue for 2021 or 2022? A beautiful, traditional, wood-paneled canal boat offers a perfect backdrop for your wedding reception. After picking you up outside of the Registry Office or meeting you at our Wharf, you are welcomed on board with a glass of bubbly by a friendly crew….

Now taking 2022 group bookings

  Dear Friends, As we start a new season after a year of challenges, we look forward to welcoming you on board! We continue to follow the most up-to-date COVID rules, so you can feel confident that you are in safe hands with us. Below you will find a new, updated menu including locally-sourced meat…

Experience two historic journeys in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales!

Skipton Boat Trips, & Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway have joined together to offer you this wonderful nostalgic day out or spread your visit over multiple days! Maybe start your journey at Skipton Boat Trips where you’ll board our 59 -foot-long canal boat, Cobbydale, you’ll sail through beautiful countryside along the 18th century Leeds…

Skipton Boat Trips and Drinks Ahoy Cruise!

Gin Cruise + Whisky Cruise + Magic = Drinks Ahoy Cruise! All aboard! Enjoy some fun tunes and join us aboard the Dalesman canal boat for a Drinks Ahoy Cruise like no other! If cocktails are your tipple of choice, we have 10 unique ones to choose from! A great selection of Whiskeys and Gins…

Fathers Day at Skipton Boat Trips

This Fathers Day on June 20th, why not treat someone to our Ploughman’s Lunch Cruise. A delicious selection of Yorkshire Ham, local cheeses, salad, an award winning pork pie from Stanforth Butchers, coleslaw, pickle, and fresh-baked bread rolls. About the Ploughman’s Lunch Cruise A delicious selection of Yorkshire Ham, local cheeses, salad, an award winning…

Ploughman’s lunch in 2021

Need something different for Fathers Day 2021? We’ve run ploughman’s lunch cruises for our groups of 20 or more for almost 30 years. In 2021 we are going to add more Ploughman’s Lunch Cruises, starting as soon as we can! A delicious selection of Yorkshire Ham, local cheeses, salad, an award-winning pork pie from Stanforth Butchers, coleslaw, pickle, and fresh-baked bread rolls. Followed by ice cream and tea or coffee. Come aboard our luxury Dalesman canal boat and relax as we take care of everything for you! With a fully-stocked bar, you might want to start your cruise with a drink served by our friendly staff. We leave at noon and for the next 2-hours, sit back and enjoy the beautiful scenery outside your window. You will enjoy a 2-hour cruise on the Leeds and Liverpool canal with delicious food…

Book your wedding reception with us!

A beautiful, traditional, wood-paneled canal boat offers a perfect backdrop for your wedding reception. After picking you up outside of the Registry Office or meeting you at our Wharf, you are welcomed on board with a glass of bubbly by a friendly crew. You then sit back and relax while we do the rest! As…