This trip goes through three tunnels allowing for dining at the Stanley Arms (Telephone No. 01606 75059), passengers are advised to contact them direct and reserve in advance.
All passengers must be on board and ready to sail by 9.00.am. It is most important to commence the return sail at the time stated by the skipper on the day due to time controls on the tunnels. Any delay can result in a one hour wait, which in turn may cause the trip to be curtailed at the skipper’s discretion.
Trip Departure Point: Preston Brook
Exit M56 at Jctn 11, head S-W on A56 Chester Road for 0.7 mile. On crossing canal turn sharp Right in front of white cottage and proceed to below M56 to discharge passengers. Parking on adjacent land is entirely at owners own risk.
Sat Nav/Coordinates - WA4 4BA Latitude 53.32118 & Longitude -02.64982
Trip Duration: Full Day Trip
Full day trips typically depart between 9.00am - 10.00am with trips lasting approximately 6 hours. ( 9 hours plus for Anderton Lift from Preston Brook)
The office will advise of any particular start time requirements.
Trip Dates of operation: Over the Rainbow 17th July to 31st August
Trip Dates of operation: Over the Rainbow 28th June to 12th July