1. East
  2. Cambridgeshire
  3. Chesterton

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Whether you've dreamed of taking to the water or just want to experience something new, taking one of our vessels out for a cruise will guarantee you time to relax and enjoy quality time with your family and friends.

Hiring a narrowboat for the day enables you to experience the joys of cruising some of England's finest waterways. Our 3 boats are available to book throughout the summer.

Book the adventure of a lifetime today and create memories you will cherish forever.
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By Road

The Marina is just off Tattenhall Road. Heading north out of Tattenhall village, we are a 5-minute drive. Leaving Chester on the A41 Whitchurch Road due south-east, we are 25 minutes’ drive. Heading south along the A41 for 3.8 miles, you will take a left-hand turn on to Chester Road signposted for Tattenhall 2 ½ miles. The Ice Cream Farm and Canal Workshop are also signed posted here with the brown tourism sign.Heading down Chester road for 1 mile, turn left on to Newton Lane.Continue down Newton Lane for 1 mile. You will approach a crossroads. Head straight across these crossroads following signposts for the 'Ice Cream Farm'. Head down this road for 0.4 miles and the entrance to Tattenhall Marina is on your left, directly opposite the 'Ice Cream Farm'.

By Rail

The nearestrailway station is Chester. From here, you will need to ride the41-bus to the marina. For more information on travelling to Chestertrain station from your area, please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk

By Air

Liverpool John Lennon airport is the nearest airport to the marina. Car hire is available at the airport and it takes around 50 minutes to travel via car. Otherwise, taking the train to Chester from the airport and then the 41-bus is the best way of getting to the marina. If you are driving from the Airport, the fastest way to the Marina is via Chester. From Liverpool John Lennon Airport, take the A561 East-bound, joining the A562. Follow signage for the A533 and then the M56. Travel west-bound along the A56 and leave at junction 15 for the M53. The M53 will become the A55. Leave the A55 at junction 40 for the A41. We then advise you follow our road directions above.

By Bus

The 41-bus service runs from Tattenhall Marina to Chester. This is the only public transport route that serves the marina. The bus stop is a short 1-minute walk from the marina down the road towards Tattenhall village. For more information on bus timetables and prices, please visit www.traveline.info
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a full day
Ticket Options
Pre-book only
Other Info
Enjoy something a little different and spend some quality time together. Explore the local area, relax in the tranquil surroundings of the Shropshire Union Canal and meander to The Cheshire Cat or The Shady Oak along your Cruise.
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Opening Times

Monday: 09:00 - 17:00

Tuesday: 09:00 - 17:00

Wednesday: 09:00 - 17:00

Thursday: 09:00 - 17:00

Friday: 09:00 - 17:00

Saturday: 09:00 - 17:00

Sunday: 09:00 - 17:00

Seasonal Hours: 1st April - 31st October 9am - 5pm Santa Cruises : Friday, Saturday and Sundays 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 9th, 10th and 11th then 16th 17th and 18th December Closed - 1st November - 3oth March

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Pricing & Tickets

Day hire for up to 8 people is £180
Christmas cruises are £20 for 1 adult and 1 child aged 2-14

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

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Yes, there is parking onsite.

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Contact Details

Newton Ln, Chester CH3 9NE, UK

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