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City Centre Cruises

Castlefield Hotel Liverpool Road | Events Arena, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4JR, England
+44 161 902 0222
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Relaxed and informative trip

Very relaxed and informative trip I did it twice so I could get more photos, the staff were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Natalie S
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Sunday lunch with friends

From the moment we arrived for this brilliant cruise we were made to feel welcome by the amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lorraine C
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Our family-run company has operated passenger boats in Manchester for over 25 years and our two vessels, LS Lowry and Emmeline Pankhurst, are named after famous local people who were born, lived and worked in Manchester and Salford, the very areas we operate in. Our restaurant and party boats cruise all year round for groups and individuals, providing unique venues to celebrate your occasion whilst discovering the world famous historic Manchester Ship Canal and Bridgewater Canal which in 2011 celebrated its 250th Anniversary. During your privately chartered cruise you have the best views of the exciting waterside developments from Castlefield in Manchester City Centre to Salford Quays with a great view of Manchester United’s 'Theatre of Dreams’, Media City UK, home of the BBC in the north, The Lowry and the Imperial War Museum North.Our restaurant and party boats provide the perfect venues to celebrate your occasion, which may be a Birthday, Hen Party, Anniversary or Corporate event that can be customised to your needs. Whether you decide to dine, dance, drink, or all three, you can be confident that whatever your requests, we will deliver, meet and go beyond your expectations.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“sunday lunch” (34 reviews)
“salford quays” (19 reviews)
“media city” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Castlefield Hotel Liverpool Road | Events Arena, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4JR, England
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+44 161 902 0222
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"hour cruise"
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"the staff were friendly and helpful"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very relaxed and informative trip I did it twice so I could get more photos, the staff were friendly and helpful

Thank Natalie S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived for this brilliant cruise we were made to feel welcome by the amazing staff and captain. The captain's commentary throughout the trip was well presented and his knowledge of the surrounding areas were incredible. The front of house staff were...More

Thank Lorraine C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely afternoon cruise. Staff were brilliant really helpful & friendly. Two of our party had dietary requirements which were catered for without difficulty even making sure that there were suitable replacements equally delicious. The food and service was excellent. It is our second cruise and...More

Thank Audrey C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a relaxing and informative cruise from Ralli Quay to Salford Quay and back again. Plenty to view along the way and encouraging to see a variety of wildlife too. Interesting commentary provided by the captain of the vessel greatly enhanced the experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great afternoon out with fantastic food and friendly staff . Brilliant commentary as we sailed down the bridgewater canal and Manchester ship canal sharing the rich industrial history of the remarkable setting and great views of Manchester and Media City from a different perspective....More

Thank Geoff H
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

been on this trip 2 years ago and enjoyed both trips basic lunch but really nice,service was excellent would recommend it to anyone that wants to do something different for a Sunday lunch.

1  Thank John H
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This was a great way of seeing the intustridial past of Manchester. Some great views of the city. Really peaceful could be longer tour and be better value if it was longer. Need to have it sign posted better. Would do it again

1  Thank Spursgirl13
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Good cruise and a view of Manchester / Salford from a different prospective. Excellent guide commentary, helpful crew. All helped along with mulled wine / mince pies for the Xmas effect.

1  Thank mickeydripping2013
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Eamonn was really helpful in planning a 70th birthday party. Trip was wonderful and all my guests thought it was really interesting. The food was excellent and plentiful. Again all the guests complimented me on this. The staff were friendly. Only one comment. Probably not...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Just to say thankyou for a fantastic time. Had a great night everyone enjoyed it. The staff were brilliant. Had a great experience from start to finish. Food was excellent everybody commented on how nice it was. Would recommend to everyone. Jackie G

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lilleanne
4 July 2018|
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Response from Audrey C | Reviewed this property |
No free parking at the canal side. There are a number of car parks close by but I don't think any free in the city centre. We used public transport because it was Manchester Day and very busy.
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6 June 2018|
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Response from Spursgirl13 | Reviewed this property |
They are open it's £18 for 2
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d0nnaengland
30 April 2018|
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Response from Sarah G | Property representative |
Hi, You can email us via the form on our website or call the office on 01619020222 between 10am-5pm. Many thanks!
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