In early April, Derby river boat trips will commence on the River Derwent. The 45 minute cruise will depart the boarding platform next to Exeter Bridge and make its way north to Darley Abbey and back again.
Learning about the river, the wildlife, Derby’s place in history and our exciting plans for its future via our on board audio commentary. There will also be activities and challenges for children of all ages. You will also be able to view the world’s first river plastic collection robot designed by Rolls-Royce trainees.
Or simply sit back on the open air foredeck and enjoy the sun and sights of the Museum of Making, Darley Park and the Derwent Valley. There will be hot and cold drinks and light refreshments available on the on board café.
Full tour dates and times TBC. Ticket go on sale early March for cruises throughout the summer months. Keep up to date with the river boat build through the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust’s Facebook page.
FAQs Suitable for all ages Fully wheelchair accessible Maximum 12 passengers per cruise Please ensure you arrive at the boarding platform 10 minutes before departure All tickets include a 50p booking fee
We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Derby. VisitDerby team are currently connecting with our industry partners to give you the very latest information on their plans for re-opening to help you plan your visit. Please keep visiting the website for updates #KnowBeforeYouGo.