National Trust - Steam Yacht Gondola
PUBLISHED: 10:10 14 August 2013 | UPDATED: 12:11 27 August 2013
Experience all the elegance and style of the Victorian era in this unique steam-powered yacht..
Experience all the elegance and style of the Victorian era in this unique steam-powered yacht and enjoy the dramatic Lake District scenery from the comfort of her sumptuously upholstered saloons. Full and half lake cruises daily with lively themed commentary from our friendly crew. All sailings depart from Coniston pier, weather permitting. Combine your cruise with a lovely woodland walk to Tarn Hows or disembark at Brantwood to visit the house and garden.
Fares (including NT members)
Half lake (45 min round trip): Adults: 10.50, Child 5.00, Family 31
Full lake (105 min round trip): Adult: 20.50, Child 10.00, Family 51
A593 from Ambleside to Coniston. Driving south, turn left after petrol station into Lake Rd. Coniston pier is at the end of the road near the Bluebird caf. Bus 505 from Windermere.
27 March - 1 Nov 2013
Daily cruises from 11am. Last sailing on Mons, Thurs and Sun is a full lake cruise at 2.30pm. Fri, Sat, Tue and Wed last sailing is 3.30pm. See website for full timetable.