Anderton Boat Lift

Anderton Boat Lift

Railway and Transport Attractions

Anderton Boat Lift

The Anderton Boat Lift is literally a huge machine to lift boats from one river into another, its so very much more exciting to see at work than the written word conveys!
The lower level houses the new exhibition, focusing upon the lifts history and the people who worked on and around it. The exhibition is colour coded to specific themes, with a high interactive content and an entertaining cinematic centrepiece. The lift control centre is located within the exhibition, enabling visitors to get up close and personal with the lift on its busy daily schedule.
Time travel through the unique structure on board the elegant Edwin Clark trip boat, journeying between the River Weaver and the Trent and Mersey Canal high above.
Feel free to browse the gift shop with its unique heritage and historic content, while outdoor decking offers fine views over the grounds and lift. On fine weather days, take advantage of the picnic areas, located in the impressive shadow of this mighty structure.

Click here to visit Anderton Boat Lift's website
01606 786777


  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Opening Hours

    May, July, September and October Monday to Friday: 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 5.30pm. August 10am to 5.30pm every day. November Thursday through Sunday 11am to 4pm. Subject to change so check ahead!


    Combined Lift and River Trip: Adult £12.50 Child £9.50 Concession £11 Family £34.50


Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6FW, England

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