River Cruise in Salford
Salford Quays River Cruise (1 hour)
Relax with a River and Canal Cruise between Salford Quays and Manchester City Centre.
Enjoy a relaxing boat trip as you cruise the historic Ship Canal and River Irwell from the former Manchester Docks, now known as Salford Quays, to Manchester City Centre and return.
Board the Princess Katherine and listen to the onboard commentary as you enjoy this Manchester boat trip between Salford Quays and the city centre for a 60-minute boat trip. There are refreshments available to purchase onboard.
En route, see the Victoria & Albert Hotel, formerly a 19th-century riverside warehouse, George Stephenson’s 1830 Railway bridge and the striking new 2017 Ordsall Chord Bridge. Look out for the former Pomona Docks and Old Trafford football stadium, home to the world-famous Manchester United. At Salford Quays, admire the impressive glass and steel buildings of Media City including the ITV Studios which produce the long-running TV series ‘Coronation Street’. Don’t miss the BBC Studios, the Imperial War Museum North, Lowry Theatre and Gallery, the Millennium Bridge and striking new stylish apartment blocks.
Regular* departures from Pier 8, which is next to The Lowry Theatre. Boarding is from the Lowry side of the Quays, beneath the Millennium footbridge. Look out for the Manchester River Cruise flags on the riverside path that mark the boarding point.
The Salford Quays boarding point is at Pier 8, which is beneath the Millennium footbridge, behind The Lowry theatre.
The nearest car park to the boarding point is the Lowry Outlet multi-storey car park, M50 3AH.
The boat docks at in Manchester city centre at Ralli Quay, opposite the People’s History Museum and the Dockyard Pub.
*check river cruise website for latest sailing timetables, availability and latest information.
Child (2-15 years)
DEPARTURE AND BOARDING POINTS
Boarding is from Pier 8, beneath the Millennium footbridge, behind The Lowry theatre.
Departure from Salford Quays:
Optional drop off in Manchester city centre:
Cruise ends Salford Quays:
Please ensure you arrive at least five minutes before stated departure time; the Princess Katherine cannot return to the quay once departed.
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