Canal News – Not much time left for Santa Fun on the canals

Canal News

Santa cruises at the Anderton Boat Lift

21 December 2011 – 24 December 2011

Anderton Boat Lift
Lift Lane

River Weaver »

Trent & Mersey Canal »

Boat trips with Santa at the Anderton Boat Lift.

The Anderton Boat Lift lifts boats from the River Weaver to the Trent & Mersey Canal. The Santa cruises include presents for the children.


£5. To book, call 01606 786777. Anderton Boat Lift – oakparkrunner

 Santa’s grotto boat cruise

21 December 2011 – 24 December 2011

Gloucester Waterways Museum
Llanthony Warehouse

Gloucester & Sharpness Canal »

River Severn »

Meet Santa in his onboard grotto on a one-hour boat cruise from the Gloucester Waterways Museum.

Sail with Santa cruises on the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal. Join Santa in his on-board grotto for a memorable 45-minute Christmas cruise on the beautiful King Arthur pleasure boat. And everyone gets FREE access to the museum with their ticket.

£7, including children’s presents, and a hot drink and mince pie for grown-ups. Four sailings per day.

Early booking recommended. Tel 01452 318200 or 318201.

Santa at the Falkirk Wheel

23 December 2011 – 24 December 2011Santa at the Falkirk Wheel

Lime Road

Forth & Clyde Canal »

Union Canal »

Visit Santa in his floating grotto at the Falkirk Wheel boat lift.

There will be singing and dancing with Santa’s elves, face painting in the Christmas village, a reindeer hunt and goody bags for the children.

Site entry: Adults £1 (including non-alcoholic mulled wine). Children £2.50 (ages 1-15)
Floating grotto visit: Children £10. 2 adults free per party, £4 per adult thereafter.

23 December: Hourly, 11.30am-6.30pm
24 December: Hourly,

To book, call 08700 500 208. Early booking recommended.

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