There are two options for our Ellesmere Port trip, guests can either opt to take the Princess Katherine on the outbound journey (Group A) from Salford Quays or the inbound journey (Group B).

  • Group A Meeting point

    Meet at the plaza in front of the Lowry Theatre

  • Hop AboardPrincess Katherine

    Guests take their seats aboard the Princess Katherine ready for departure at approximately 09:15 with our first lock in at the four metre deep Mode Wheel locks shortly after.

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    The JourneyThe expedition to Ellesmere Port commences

    Our journey along the Manchester Ship Canal begins. Along the way the captain will provide commentary on points of interest along the route, the history of canal and what is planned for it’s future.

  • Some time to wander aroundArrive at Waterways Museum 

    To finish your trip there is some time to wander around the National Waterways Museum or for a spot of lunch before the return coach. Your guide will show you to the entrance of the Museum and provide instructions on where to meet for the return journey

  • End of your dayMeet for the Return Coach

    Your guide will meet you at the assigned meeting point and once everybody has arrived will board the coach for the return trip back to Salford Quays

  • Arrive back atSalford Quays

    Your coach will return you back to Salford Quays to the coach park just adjacent to the Lowry Outlet Mall carpark

Group B

  • Group B Meeting point

    Meet at the plaza in front of the Lowry Theatre

  • Start of your dayBoard the Coach

    Your guide will meet you at the assigned meeting point and once everybody has arrived will board the coach for Ellesmere Port.

  • Some time to wander aroundArrive at Waterways Museum 

    To start your day there is some time to wander around the National Waterways Museum or for a spot of lunch before boarding the Princess Katherine for your return journey. Your guide will show you to the entrance of the Museum and provide instructions on where to meet for the return journey

  • Hop AboardPrincess Katherine

    Guests take their seats aboard the Princess Katherine ready for departure at approximately 14:00 for the 30 mile journey back to Salford Quays.

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    The JourneyThe expedition to Ellesmere Port commences

    Our journey along the Manchester Ship Canal begins. Along the way the captain will provide commentary on points of interest along the route, the history of canal and what is planned for it’s future.

  • Arrive back atSalford Quays

    The Princess Katherine will drop you back just by the Pier 8 restaurant at Salford Quays, part of the Lowry Theatre complex.