|Seth Ellis - Retford|
Santa Special Cruises
Our tripboat, Seth Ellis, will be doing Santa Special trips every Saturday and Sunday from 28th November to 20th December and on Monday 21st, Tuesday 22nd, Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th December.
The Seth Ellis is licensed to carry up to 12 passengers. Purpose built in 2005, she has a galley for serving hot and cold drinks, a toilet and central heating as well as large opening windows all around. A large cruiser-style stern makes getting on and off the boat easy. Access to the passenger cabin is down a short flight of steps.
You are welcome to bring your own picnic, or we can stop at a canalside pub. Passengers may have a go at steering, under the supervision of our crew.
From our base in Retford, you can charter the boat on a choice of routes. We move to other locations for some weekend trips. For full details, see below.
Information, Booking and Payments
When you book your trip, please make sure you select the correct trip length as this determines the cost. Having made your booking, you can pay by cash, cheque or online. For online payments, you can either use a Paypal account or a regular debit or credit card.
To pay online please click here.
Charters and Special Trips 2015
Charters may be booked for any day of the week in any month of the year.
Gate Inn, Clarborough, to Grove Road Retford :: 1 lock each way :: 2hrs :: £90
West Retford Lock :: 2 locks each way :: 2hrs :: £90
Boat Inn Hayton :: 1 lock each way :: 2½hrs :: £112.50
Embankment, through Retford :: 2 locks each way :: 2½hrs :: £112.50
Gate Inn, Clarborough to Woodcocks Bridge :: 3 locks each way :: 3hrs :: £135
Clayworth without stop :: 1 lock each way :: 3½hrs :: £157.50
Clayworth with 30min stop :: 1 lock each way :: 4hrs :: £180
Forest Top Lock :: 5 locks each way :: 5hrs :: £225
Chequers Inn, Ranby, 20 min stop Barnby Wharf :: 6 locks each way :: 6½hrs :: £292.50
Drakeholes, 20 min stop at Clayworth :: 1 lock each way :: 7hrs :: £315
Chequers Inn, Ranby, with 1½hr stop :: 6 locks each way :: 8hrs :: £360
Drakeholes, 1hr picnic stop, plus 20 min Clayworth :: 1 lock each way :: 8hrs :: £360
Special trips 2015
|Wed Oct 07|
Maintenance at Turnerwood
|Wed Oct 07 @10:00 - |
6-hour Cruise from Chesterfield
|Sat Oct 10|
|Sun Oct 11|
|Sun Oct 11|
|Mon Oct 12 @18:00 - |
Lock Keeper's Table Cruise from Chesterfield
|Sat Oct 17|
|Tue Oct 20 @10:00 - |
|Thu Oct 22 @19:30 - |
Dawn Rose Project meeting
|Fri Oct 23 @10:00 - |