Bridge Farm, Warrington Road
Bartington, Northwich
Cheshire CW8 4QU

01606 853241

Vintage Afternoon Tea Cruises

Posted 05th July, 2017

Davenports Vintage Tea Cruises
Private cruises for up to 8 persons:
Birthdays, Anniversaries, Ashes Scattering, or Just because you want to….

Cruise along the River Weaver or Trent & Mersey Canal through some of Cheshire’s most beautiful scenery on board “N.B. Duke” a traditional style narrow boat, vintage Lister JP2 engine, and enjoy an award winning afternoon tea

Your private party can enjoy Cheshire’s scenery and wildlife at its best.  Various routes and durations available, some can include passage on the famous Anderton Boat Lift or you could combine a visit to the newly restored Lion Salt Works Museum (as seen on TV).  Take your Luxury Afternoon Tea on board or possibly as a luxury picnic, we’ll do all the setup, and serving: included sandwiches, luxury selection of cakes, home-made scones, tea/coffee.  With an experienced steerer, all you need to do is sit back and enjoy with friends or family, a very special experience.  Please note that access on to the boat is via steps and we recommend viewing the boat prior to confirming any booking to ensure it is suitable for your party.
Afternoon Tea Cruises from £60.00pp (Min charge: £300)  Season of operation Apr – End Sep (Sorry, we are not insured to carry children under 12 years)
Deposit £100 non-refundable
For cruise only prices, please call us on 01606 853241 and ask for Belinda
Please note we do not operate on Tuesdays and our boat is non-smoking.  For anyone requiring smoking stops, this can be arranged.
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  • Events

    17th August, 2017

    Please refer to our menu (Tea Room Page) for full description of each event and what is included.
    Mad Hatters Tea Party Sun 27 August 2017; Sun 10 September 2017 prices currently held at 2016 price £29.99 pp
    Halloween Evening Mon 30 Oct 7pm price currently held at 2016 price £32.00pp
    Victorian Christmas Sat 18 Nov 2017 through to Sat 30 Dec, excluding Tuesdays, 25,26 Dec prices currently held at 2016 price £29.99 pp
    Mothers Day weekend Sat 10 Mar & Sun 11 Mar 2018 £26.99pp NB. This is one of our busiest events! Book early to avoid being disappointed.
    Call us if you would like more details or to book.
    A non-refundable deposit of £10 per adult, £5 per child is required to secure your booking for any of the above events.

    Private Afternoon Tea Cruises for up to 8 passengers (In 2018 up to 12 as the boat is being extended to its original 60ft length over winter)
    £60pp (minimum cost £300) For our Vintage Afternoon Tea Cruise including cruise, full afternoon tea, tea/coffee.  For more details check out our FaceBook page to for further info/book email or call us on 01606 853241
    Deposit required for private cruise £100
    (Sorry we are unable to take children 12 years or under)

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