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Boat Trips

Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Teaching Centre

A&G Passenger Boats

A&G Passenger Boats


Mrs Dorrie Grange




Arch 16,
Victoria Quays,
Wharf Street,
S2 5SY


Public Heritage Cruise:
Public trips with commentary aboard the LB Hardfeet along the Sheffield and Tinsley canal, celebrating 190 years of service from its opening on February 22nd 1819.
1hr 20min cruise to Don Valley Staduim return:
Adult: £6.50
Child: £4.50
Over 60's: £5.50
Family (2 adults & 2 children): £18
2hr to Tinsley Locks return:
Adult: £8.50
Child: £6.50
Over 60's: £7.50
Family (2 adults & 2 children): £26

'LB Hardfeet' Full Boat Charter
For parties/groups.
Cruises are available all year day & evening.
Start time can be arranged to suit your parties' needs.
All options are available all year including December.
Choose from:
Boat cruise only: £18.95
Officers Mess Cruise: 2 course sit down meal £29.95
Captain's table cruise: 3 course sit down meal £33.50
Engineers pie & pea supper: £18.95
Chief Engineers Pie and pea supper: £22.50
Boatmans Choice Buffet Cruise: £23.95
A39 Special buffet Cruise: £31.50
*all prices per person
Disco cruises:
Engineers disco cruise: £29.95
Boatmans buffet cruise: £35.95
Basic boat disco cruise£29.95
*all prices per person
Daytime specials: All cruises finish by 5.30pm
Boat cruise: 1hr 15 to 2hrs 30
Afternoon tea cruise: 1hr 30 to 3hrs
Scone and jam cruise: 1hr 30 to 3hrs
For reservations/prices and more information, please call: 0114 2786314

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Wheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Open all the time


See details for prices or call for more information: 0114 278 6314


See location of A and G Passenger Boats on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 361877  Lat: 53.38500 Long: -1.45784

By Foot:
From city centre either via Ponds Forge Swimming Centre over Park Square Island or via the markets crossing the dual-carriageway at the pedestrian crossings and walk through the entrance arch. Follow the Quays around, the office is in Arch 16 the boats are opposite Arch 20.

By Bus:
Stop at City Centre, Castle Market, or Pond Street Bus Station.

By Rail:
Sheffield Station is a 1/4 mile away, 10-15 minute walk, exit by super tram walkway.

By Road:
From City go to Park Square Island, take Parkway A630/A57, 1st set of traffic lights turn left, over bridge then 1st left onto North Quay Parking.

From M1 Jn 33, follow Parkway to city (6 miles), 1st set of lights turn right over bridge, next left into North Quay Parking.

By Tram: Fitzalan Square stop by pondsforge, walk over Park Square Island, to Canal Basin.

Coach drop off:
By the Parexel building on the Parkway side of the complex.

Car Parking: The closest of the 4 is on the North Quay of the Victoria Quays Area. All of the car parks make a charge.

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 5
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu
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