Narrowboat Cruise in Ripon

Ripon Scenic Cruises offers Scenic Narrowboat Cruises on the Ripon Canal and River Ure.

If you’re looking for something a little bit different to do in the Ripon Area why not book a scenic narrowboat cruise? Cruises are suitable for birthday parties, anniversaries, school trips, club outings and W.I. excursions.

We have two narrowboats available. The Yoredale and The Pride of Ripon. Both narrowboats can carry up to 12 passengers each and are fully licensed and insured. Free Parking is usually available at the Ripon Canal Basin.

Accessibility. Up to two wheelchairs can be accommodated, so if you require wheelchair access please state this when you book.

Opening Times: 10 am til Dusk. All cruises are weather and water levels permitting.

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Canal Cruises start at £5 per adult, £2.50 per child (under 4’s Free) for a half an hour canal cruise. It is essential to book, (usually at least a couple of days ahead). To book please call Richard on 01765 609777 or email

Private Hire is £80 an hour per boat.  Both boats may be booked together if required, subject to availability. Booking is vital.

An hours cruise will consist of going 1/2 mile down the canal and through one lock and back.

A two hour cruise goes a mile down the canal and through two locks and back. To book please telephone Richard on 01765 609777.