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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…

Fine Dining a Success at Skipton Boat Trips

Saturday 26th September saw the successful introduction of our Fine Dining Cruise. In collaboration with David Tait, Chef Patron of Uovo Foods, the first of our six course luxury dining experiences was unveiled to an enthusiastic audience. The menu for our first evening was a carefully chosen selection of the finest local and regional ingredients,…

SBT Wins 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

  Skipton Boat Trips Recognized Among Best in Skipton/Yorkshire Based on Outstanding 2019  Traveler Reviews  SKIPTON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – August, 10th, 2020 –Skipton Boat Trips today announced it has been recognized as a 2020 Travelers’ Choice award-winner. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, prior to any changes caused by the pandemic, award…

SBT completes its first coach party trip of the summer season.

Skipton Boat Trips is happy to announce we just completed our first coach party trip on the Dalesman this summer season. The coach group from Essex is happily traveling around Yorkshire and stopped by Skipton Boat Trips for a fun 2-hour Ploughman’s Lunch. The group was able to follow social distancing guidelines due to the…

Now taking wedding bookings for 2021

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…

UK tourist boards introduce new standard

More information on the “We’re good to go”, program. 27 Jun 2020 by Business Traveller India https://www.businesstraveller.com/business-travel/2020/06/27/uk-tourist-boards-introduce-new-industry-standard-for-safe-travel/ VisitEngland has announced the launch of ‘We’re Good To Go’, a UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark that will “provide a ‘ring of confidence’ for visitors as the tourism sector works towards reopening.” The scheme has been developed…

Skipton Boat Trips named White Rose Awards Finalist

Skipton Boat Trips has been named a finalist for the “Small Visitor Attraction of the Year” for the 2020 White Rose Awards.  The White Rose Awards is the largest tourism awards ceremony in the UK. An opportunity for Yorkshire to showcase the best and brightest it has to offer, the standard grows year on year…

Now offering Public Ploughman’s Lunch Cruise

Every year we take a lot of groups on our Ploughman’s Lunch Cruise – starting this August, we’re offering this to the public. The foods is great, and it’s not to be missed! New in 2020 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 served at your…

Skipton Boat Trips Taking Wedding Cruises bookings for 2022

Just took our first wedding booking for 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. You then sit back…