Narrowboat Lizzie-Jean decorated and waiting for guests in Skipton

Lizzie-Jean decorated and ready for a birthday cruise

"Come Aboard




for a leisurely



on the historic


Leeds & Liverpool Canal


Lizzie-Jean will be back in Saltaire this month

(see below for details)




LATEST News and Offers



On Tuesday and Wednesday this week, Lizzie-Jean will  travel down the canal to Saltaire where she'll be providing 1-hour canal trips for Saltaire's World Heritage Weekend: Friday 25th to Sunday 27th April. Click here or phone for details.  These are the only boat trips available from Saltaire just now and places are limited so: Don't delay - BOOK TODAY!


NEW BLOG!  If you click on this link you can read all about Lizzie-Jean's voyages in 2014 and some fascinating things about her skipper too!



Discounts: We're happy to give 20 OFF if you book a relaxing skippered cruise for just one couple (except for our Tuition Cruises), and returning boaters get 10% off the cost of their second (or more) cruise too.


The Airedale Cruising Facebook page has news, reviews and photos.  Visit by clicking this link.  and please click on the LIKE button below.






VIDEO: Click this link to see a 1 minute video of Lizzie-Jean cruising on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.




Please explore this site using the headings or the blue text links.  We offer you:



  • Narrowboat Lizzie-Jean accommodates up to 8 adults (see T & C). Everyone is served complimentary hot drinks and something good to eat after boarding in Skipton


  • For lunch, bring your own food & drink or enjoy a meal at a friendly Canalside Inn


  • Tuition Cruises are available before a hireboat holiday or buying your own boat




and lastly, Lizzie-Jean isn't a barge - she's a unique narrow-boat!  Hope to meet you aboard soon.


Thorlby Swing Bridge open to let boats pass:Lizzie-Jean waiting for birthday celebration guestsA trio of passengers enjoying their day afloat - the sailor hats are optional!Lizzie-Jean on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal near SaltaireGuests enjoying a sunny picnic beside Holme Bridge Lock, near Gargrave


We look forward to cruising with you soon - "Don't delay, Book today!"


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