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Enjoy this 1-hour guided tour on part of England's longest canal in Skipton. Soak up the finest countryside views you can get without moving your feet. Delight in the fun and informative onboard commentary from award-winning comedian, Dave Spikey.
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Duration: 1 hour
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Highlights
  • Explore part of England's longest canal
  • Enjoy entertaining commentary by award-winning comedian Dave Spikey
  • Admire stunning countryside views, ideal for photography fans
Full description
Welcome aboard the best 60 minutes of historic escapism you can find in Skipton. Enjoy a lively canal trip that proves you don't have to let planning or nasty weather get in the way of a good time. Keep your camera ready to capture the picturesque countryside scenery. 

Your guide for the canal tour is award-winning comedian Dave Spikey of “Phoenix Nights” and “8 out of 10 Cats” fame. With his characteristic Northern patter, Dave takes you on a whistle-stop tour of Skipton and shares canal history that’s refreshingly different from your average commentary.

Above the jokes and laughter, hear points of interest and fascinating stories of how the Leeds and Liverpool Canal delivered the lifeblood of the Industrial Revolution through Yorkshire. Food and drink are available onboard too for a fun twist on your lunchtime break.
Includes
  • 1-hour boat tour
  • Cruise commentary by comedian Dave Spikey
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Dogs are welcome, with a donation to the RNLI charity box
• Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts

From £8 per person

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Skipton Boat Trips

Product ID: 352281