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Historic Site


Anderton Boat Lift

Anderton Boat Lift


Lift Lane,


Step aboard the Edwin Clark trip boat for lift trips and river cruises aftwards stay for a refreshing drink and snack in our coffee shop-, browse our unique gift shop and then visit our interactive exhibition and ssee how the Victorian masterpiece of the canals is operated today.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled accessDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Disabled accessGuided tours for groups

Opening Details

Open all the time

For full calendar, opening times, trip times and prices please visit our website.


For full calendar, opening times, trip times and prices please visit our website.



Plan route to Anderton Boat Lift using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SJ 647753  Lat: 53.27366 Long: -2.52982

Leave the M6 at junction 18 or 19, or the M56 at junction 10, then follow signs for Northwich. The Anderton Boat Lift is located just over 3 miles from Northwich town centre, off the A533.

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups