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ChesterBoat - Sightseeing River Cruises and Private Hire

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Boating Station
Souters Lane
Chester
Cheshire
CH1 1SD

Tel: 01244 325394

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Chester Boat - Lady Diana

About

PLEASE NOTE: OUR SIGHTSEEING CRUISES WILL BEGIN OPERATING AGAIN ON SATURDAY 13TH OF FEBRUARY, 2016. WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED.

 

Sail along the idyllic River Dee on a ChesterBoat luxury showboat be that in the daytime or aboard an evening cruise on The Lady Diana, or the Jackie. 

Relax on a half hour cruise along the Dee from The Groves. The cruise will take you through the suspenions bridge, past Grosvenor Parl and the Earl's eye, following the long sweep of the 'Meadows.' You will pass the beautiful properties and gardens that line the riverside. The boat also has an onboard bar where you can enjoy a drink as you listen to the on-board commentary. 

Or explore the home of the Duke and Duchess of Westminster on the 2 hour leisurely cruise through 'Eaton Estate.' You will see some of the most attractive parts of rural Cheshire on this cruise before returning to Chester.

This is an ideal cruise providing an excellent outing for sightseers to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the river.

There may well be excellent opportunities to see and photograph wildlife, including, Swans, Wildfowl, Cormorants and even Kingfishers. the 2 Hour cruise operates daily between the 28th of May and 5th of June and between the 25th of June and 4th of September 2016, plus additional weekends in June and September.

For a great value double tour of Chester, see our Combined Bus and Boat ticket option for a 30 Minute City Cruise and bus tour with City sightseeing.

ChesterBoat offer an alternative to the traditional group function by providing bespoke, private charter hire of their fleet which is available for all events from corporate hospitality to a small family celebration, wedding reception and plenty more.

Finally, ChesterBoat also run a number of themed cruises idea for hen parties, social groups and celebrations. These special themed cruises include Mamma Mia, 60s 70s and 80s or hits of the 90s. On the first Friday of the month hop on board the Fish and Chip cruise or on the last Friday of the month try our Payday Friday Curry and Quiz cruise.Our

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Facilities

Other

  • Out of Hours Visits

Attraction Facilities

  • All Weather Attraction

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Marketing Cheshire Member
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Target Markets

  • Family Fun

Special Offers

  • Take a Romantic Cruise Along the Tranquil River Dee.
    This Valentines’ Weekend treat that ‘someone special‘ in your life to a romantic half hour cruise along the tranquil River Dee with our exclusive, online deal.

    About the Deal:
    As it is Valentines’ Weekend, we have a special promotion for you to take advantage of as well. If you book your tickets in advance online, you will receive the following:

    Half Hour City Cruise for 2 people
    A glass of Prosecco each (or hot drink)
    A bag of chocolates to share
    With an overall value of £23, you can book this special deal for just £12 which is less than the price of just the cruise for 2 adults alone! That’s a saving of nearly 50%.

    This special offer is available for any of our Half Hour City Cruises on Saturday 13th or Sunday 14th of February 2016. The cruises will sail every half an hour between 11AM and 4PM.

    This fantastic offer must be pre-booked before the 13th of February, either by booking online via the link on this page or by calling our Sales Office on 01244 325394.

    Please note: This offer is not available in conjunction with any other offer. This offer is only available on the specified dates and tickets cannot be transferred to another date.

    Offer link: Chester Attraction Deals

  • “Kids sail free” Promotion exclusively for visitors to the Visit Chester website between Monday 15th and Sunday 21st of February. Please book online at www.chesterboat.co.uk and enter the promo code "freekids".
    * One free child with each paying adult or concession.

    Offer link: Chester Attraction Deals

  • Mother's Day Vintage Afternoon Tea Cruise.
    On Sunday 6th of March, treat Mum to a charming 2 Hour cruise aboard the Lady Diana, sailing through the Duke of Westminster’s estate.

    With a delicious, vintage afternoon tea prepared by King’s Acre Cupcakes featuring freshly made finger sandwiches, home made fruit Scones with jam and cream, an assortment of Teas and an array of divine home made cakes. Plus a complimentary glass of Prosecco on arrival for adults and a juice for the children. There will also be relaxing background music playing throughout and each Mum will receive a complimentary box of chocolates.


    This cruise itself is quite superb, an extension of our city cruise up the beautiful River Dee, cruising through some of the most attractive parts of rural Cheshire, past Heron Bridge and Eccleston Ferry, meandering around the crook of Dee and through 'Eaton Estate' with its most beautiful and peaceful scenery. Aldford is next, then the wonderful sight of the Iron Bridge, before returning to Chester.
    Adult Ticket £25.00
    Child Ticket (4-15 years old) £12.50

    Adult tickets include the 2 hour cruise, afternoon tea and a glass of Prosecco on arrival (plus chocolates for Mum).
    Child tickets include the 2 hour cruise, afternoon tea and a juice.
    Please note that tickets are non-refundable.

    Offer link: Chester Attraction Deals

  • Take a Romantic Cruise Along the Tranquil River Dee.
    This Valentines’ Weekend treat that ‘someone special‘ in your life to a romantic half hour cruise along the tranquil River Dee with our exclusive, online deal.

    About the Deal:
    As it is Valentines’ Weekend, we have a special promotion for you to take advantage of as well. If you book your tickets in advance online, you will receive the following:

    Half Hour City Cruise for 2 people
    A glass of Prosecco each (or hot drink)
    A bag of chocolates to share
    With an overall value of £23, you can book this special deal for just £12 which is less than the price of just the cruise for 2 adults alone! That’s a saving of nearly 50%.

    This special offer is available for any of our Half Hour City Cruises on Saturday 13th or Sunday 14th of February 2016. The cruises will sail every half an hour between 11AM and 4PM.

    This fantastic offer must be pre-booked before the 13th of February, either by booking online via the link on this page or by calling our Sales Office on 01244 325394.

    Please note: This offer is not available in conjunction with any other offer. This offer is only available on the specified dates and tickets cannot be transferred to another date.

    Offer link: Chester Valentine's Day Deals

  • Mother's Day Vintage Afternoon Tea Cruise.
    On Sunday 6th of March, treat Mum to a charming 2 Hour cruise aboard the Lady Diana, sailing through the Duke of Westminster’s estate.

    With a delicious, vintage afternoon tea prepared by King’s Acre Cupcakes featuring freshly made finger sandwiches, home made fruit Scones with jam and cream, an assortment of Teas and an array of divine home made cakes. Plus a complimentary glass of Prosecco on arrival for adults and a juice for the children. There will also be relaxing background music playing throughout and each Mum will receive a complimentary box of chocolates.


    This cruise itself is quite superb, an extension of our city cruise up the beautiful River Dee, cruising through some of the most attractive parts of rural Cheshire, past Heron Bridge and Eccleston Ferry, meandering around the crook of Dee and through 'Eaton Estate' with its most beautiful and peaceful scenery. Aldford is next, then the wonderful sight of the Iron Bridge, before returning to Chester.
    Adult Ticket £25.00
    Child Ticket (4-15 years old) £12.50

    Adult tickets include the 2 hour cruise, afternoon tea and a glass of Prosecco on arrival (plus chocolates for Mum).
    Child tickets include the 2 hour cruise, afternoon tea and a juice.
    Please note that tickets are non-refundable.

    Offer link: Chester Mother's Day Offers

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the city centre turn into Souters Lane (Near the Roman Amphitheater. Go down the hill and the boats are moored on the river.)

Public Transport Directions

Only 10 minutes walk from Chester Town Hall; 20 minutes walk from Chester Railway Station.

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Opening Times

Open All Year
Half Hour City Cruise: Low Season February Half Term 2016 (13 Feb 2016 - 21 Feb 2016)
DayTimes
Monday11:0016:00
Tuesday11:0016:00
Wednesday11:0016:00
Thursday11:0016:00
Friday11:0016:00
Saturday11:0016:00
Sunday11:0016:00
2 Hour Cruise (Please note: Weekends only in June and September) (28 May 2016 - 27 Sept 2016)
DayTimes
Monday12:0014:30*
Tuesday12:0014:30*
Wednesday12:0014:30*
Thursday12:0014:30*
Friday12:0014:30*
Saturday12:0014:30*
Sunday12:0014:30*
Half Hour City Cruise: High Season (12 Mar 2016 - 24 Oct 2016)
DayTimes
Monday11:0017:00*
Tuesday11:0017:00*
Wednesday11:0017:00*
Thursday11:0017:00*
Friday11:0017:00*
Saturday11:0017:00*
Sunday11:0017:00*
Half Hour City Cruise: October Half Term (29 Oct 2016 - 6 Nov 2016)
DayTimes
Monday11:0016:00*
Tuesday11:0016:00*
Wednesday11:0016:00*
Thursday11:0016:00*
Friday11:0016:00*
Saturday11:0016:00*
Sunday11:0016:00*
Combined Half Hour City Cruise and Open Top Bus Tour (19 Mar 2016 - 30 Oct 2016)
DayTimes
Monday11:0016:00*
Tuesday11:0016:00*
Wednesday11:0016:00*
Thursday11:0016:00*
Friday11:0016:00*
Saturday11:0016:00*
Sunday11:0016:00*
Half Hour City Cruise: Low Season Weekends Only 2016 (12 Nov 2016 - 27 Nov 2016)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
TuesdayClosed*
WednesdayClosed*
ThursdayClosed*
FridayClosed*
Saturday11:0016:00*
Sunday11:0016:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - 2 Hour Cruise£15.00 adult
Adult - Half-hour Cruise£7.00 adult
Child (5-15) - 2 Hour Cruise£6.00 child
Child (5-15) - Half-hour Cruise£2.50 child
Concession - 2 Hour Cruise£13.00 concession
Concession - Half-hour Cruise£6.50 concession
Family Ticket - 2 Hour Cruise£35.00 family
Family Ticket - Half-hour Cruise£18.00 family
Under 5 - 2 Hour CruiseFree
Under 5 - Half-hour CruiseFree

The prices shown apply when you pay on the boat or the quayside. However, if you book your tickets online in advance you can make great savings on the quoted prices.

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