Enjoy a charming 2 Hour cruise aboard the Lady Diana, sailing through the Duke of Westminster’s estate.
With a delicious, vintage afternoon tea prepared by King’s Acre Cupcakes featuring freshly made finger sandwiches, homemade fruit Scones with jam and cream, an assortment of Teas and an array of divine homemade cakes.
Plus all adults will receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco on arrival whilst children will receive a glass of squash. The bar will then be open throughout the cruise. Relaxing background music will be playing on all three decks as we cruise along the river Dee.
The Lady Diana will be decorated in all manner of frilly table cloths and colourful bunting while your tea will be served in vintage teapots, cups and saucers. What a charming way to spend a couple of hours cruising up and down the beautiful river Dee.
This cruise itself is quite superb, an extension of our city cruise up the beautiful River Dee, cruising through some of the most attractive parts of rural Cheshire, past Heron Bridge and Eccleston Ferry, meandering around the crook of Dee and through ‘Eaton Estate’ with its most beautiful and peaceful scenery. Aldford is next, then the wonderful sight of the Duke’s Iron Bridge, before returning to Chester.
There may be excellent opportunities to see and photograph wildlife, including, Swans, Wildfowl, Cormorants and even Kingfishers.
Special offer: Use the promo code “teaonline” to save £2 per person on your booking either online or over the phone.
Departure Point: Please note that the Vintage Afternoon Tea Cruises departs from our landings at The Groves in Chester only (GPS location = 53.187160, -2.887198.
Sailing Times and Operating Dates:
The ChesterBoat Afternoon Tea Cruises sail for 2 hours at 12 Noon and 3PM. Boarding commences at 15 minutes before departure.
The cruises are operating on the following special dates in 2017:
Mother’s Day – Sunday 26th March
St. George’s Day – Sunday 23rd April
Grandparents’ Day – Sunday 10th September
Our Vintage Afternoon Tea is also available as a catering option for groups of 20 or more on our 2 Hour Iron Bridge Cruise on the 12 Noon sailing, a fantastic way to celebrate a birthday, christening or hen party. Afternoon Tea price is £12.50 per person, excluding Prosecco. Cruise price is charged additionally with a reduced rate for groups of 20 or more. See our website for details.