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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…

2021 New Public Afternoon Tea Dates Added!

Skipton Boat Trips have just added dates for its very popular Public Afternoon Tea cruises. A beautiful presentation of assorted tasty sandwiches on white and brown bread, freshly made fruit scones with whipped cream, strawberry jam, and butter. Includes a delicious selection of cakes and served with tea or coffee. For small groups the cost…

Latest member of the Coach Tourism Association

Skipton Boat Trips has been working with the UK Coach Industry for over 30 years and today has joined the Coach Tourism Association (CTA). Today the CTA has a membership of more than 300, nearly half of whom are coach tour operators and tour wholesalers. The other half of the membership is made up of…

Christmas at Skipton Boat Trips

Do your best to forget the troubles of this year with one of the many events on offer at Skipton Boat Trips! Now more than ever, it’s important to celebrate whatever and whenever we can (safely of course!), so here are a few things we’re offering to try and keep some Christmas cheer! Christmas Whisky…

Christmas Fine Dining Cruise at Skipton Boat Trips

Pleasing in presentation – bold in flavour. This winter, treat yourself to something a bit different, something that bit special…In association with David Tait, Chef Patron of Uovo, we are proud to offer you the opportunity to experience six courses of our gourmet Christmas menu. Onboard our warm and welcoming vessel, the MV Dalesman, over…

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