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Stockport Canal Boat Trust Limited

New Horizons is an accessible narrow boat, offering disabled people a chance to enjoy the peace and tranquility of our fabulous canal network.

New Horizons is 70 feet long and just 6 feet 10 inches wide to allow it to pass through the many narrow bridges and locks on the canal system. It is navigated by a skipper and volunteer crew. The boat has a boarding ramp, a lift and wheelchair access throughout its length. There's accommodation for a maximum of 12 passengers on half-day and whole-day trips. !

  •     Fully accessible with boarding ramp and lift.
  •     Wheelchair access throughout the length of the boat.
  •     Fully accessible toilet area.
  •     Raised open air viewing deck at the front of the boat.
  •     Centrally heated Lounge observation cabin.
  •     Fully trained skipper and crew to navigate the boat.

In addition to all this, there's mains power supply (240v) and mobile phone for emergency calls. There is a radio, television and video player, guidebooks and maps, board games and cards. And for children there are pencils, crayons and colouring books.

Who to contact



Where to go

The Wharf
Church Lane

Full Parking facilities at the wharf - free, all parking is suitable for people with disabilities.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Season runs April to October