Event

Derby River Boat Trips

Cruise down the River Derwent

Mon 11 Apr

Location: Exeter Bridge Boarding Platform

Tickets:

Most tickets cost more when booked via telephone or in person at box office. See our Ts & Cs for details.

Running Time: 45 minutes - approximate, including any interval(s).

About the event

This event is promoted by Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust, Derby LIVE are pleased to act as a ticket agent.

There will be a delay advertising tickets for sale. We are awaiting lifting of current Covid 19 restrictions and confirmation that the boarding platform is in place before setting dates for the boat launch and cruises.

We will update this page at the end of July 2021.

In early April 2020, Derby river boat trips will commence on the River Derwent. The 45 minute cruise will depart the boarding platform next to Exeter Bridge and make its way north to Darley Abbey and back again.

Learning about the river, the wildlife, Derby’s place in history and our exciting plans for its future via our on board audio commentary. There will also be activities and challenges for children of all ages. You will also be able to view the world’s first river plastic collection robot designed by Rolls-Royce trainees.
Or simply sit back on the open air foredeck and enjoy the sun and sights of the Museum of Making, Darley Park and the Derwent Valley. There will be hot and cold drinks and light refreshments available on the on board café.

Full tour dates and times TBC. Ticket go on sale soonfor cruises throughout the summer months. Keep up to date with the river boat build through the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust’s Facebook page.

FAQs
Suitable for all ages
Fully wheelchair accessible
Maximum 12 passengers per cruise
Please ensure you arrive at the boarding platform 10 minutes before departure
All tickets include a 50p booking fee

Adults £7
Under 3 Free but still require a ticket

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Prices & Offers

Full tour dates and times TBC. Ticket go on sale early March for cruises throughout the summer months. Keep up to date with the river boat build through the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust’s Facebook page.

FAQs
Suitable for all ages
Fully wheelchair accessible
Maximum 12 passengers per cruise
Please ensure you arrive at the boarding platform 10 minutes before departure
All tickets include a 50p booking fee

Adults £7
Under 3 Free but still require a ticket