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Pennine Moonraker Saddleworth Canal Cruises
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Traveller Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
5 Aug 2018
“Canal boat ride”
20 Jul 2018
“canal cruise”
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Huddersfield Narrow Canal, Oldham OL4 2NS, England
+44 161 652 6331
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Definitely something a bit different and worth a look. The trip itself lasts roughly an hour as the boat slowly moves up the canal and through two locks, then back. Drinks (hot, soft and alcoholic) as well as snacks are all available on board at...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 21 July 2018

arrived to find boat not running no signs up very disappointed children no contact numbers displayed to find out further info

1  Thank skyegirl2015
Reviewed 5 August 2015

we arrived at 11.50am, as the website informed us that the first cruise was at noon. The staff arrived at 11.55am and told us that the first cruise would be going at1.00pm due to staff shortages. We went for a coffee and returned at 1.00pm....More

3  Thank kim r
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Lovely location and scenic trip. Plenty to do and see in the area. The kids love the trip and the canal boat goes through a couple of locks. Staff are friendly. snacks and drinks on boards.

2  Thank alison w
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

take family on an unusual trip. the narroboat is great. you can have a meal. you can hire it. the boat goes from uppermill near the museum up to diggle basin. you see wildlife. travel sliwly up the canal. great for couples and family dont...More

Thank Jo I
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Reasonably priced at £6 per adult and free for under 3's. Very friendly owners and a relaxing trip down the canal. Little cafe on board serving hot drinks and snacks. My tip would be to arrive earlier than you think as parking isn't the best...More

2  Thank YorkshireSmoggie
Reviewed 1 May 2013

The canal boat ride on the Pennine Moonraker is excellent value for money and 1 hour ride is a good enough time to get a feel for a canal boat ride and going up and down the two gates. For a cost of £4 for...More

7  Thank Chanu R
Reviewed 28 September 2011

Visited today (Wednesday 28th September 2011) as canal trips were advertised on the website for 1pm and 2pm. The quay was deserted , the boat moored up and there was no sign of activity. This is the second time my husband and I have attempted...More

7  Thank AlisonG6
Reviewed 30 August 2011

My son and daughter, 16 and 14 accompanied me on this barge trip. It’s reasonably priced, £4 for adults and £3 for children for an hour’s journey. What makes this trip different to other barge trips we’ve been on is that you go through 2...More

Thank TheBrandts
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