TIMETABLE

IMPORTANT: Please check the live Google calendar below for the most up to date times for departure. The other calendar is subject to change due to COVID-19. Contact us if you have any questions regarding departure times.

RETURN FARE TICKETS
Adult: £10.00
Child (3-15 years old): £7.00
Child (Under 3): FREE – limited places
Family: £30.00 (2 adults + 2 children)

SINGLE FARE TICKETS (Between Whitwell and Normanton Church)
Adult: £7
Child (3-15 years old): £4.50
Child (Under 3): FREE – limited places
Family: £21.00 (2 adults + 2 children)

Late March /April: Weekends Only and selected dates for the Easter Break
May to September: Every Day

Departures on Public Afternoon Cruises

Rutland Belle departs from Whitwell North Shore on the hour and calls in at Normanton South Shore at twenty-past-the-hour.

Coach parties and disabled passengers should board at Whitwell. Maximum 6 restricted mobility places per sailing – booking advisable. Lift available. It is recommended that you allow an hour to enjoy a round-trip-cruise.

The sailing duration is approximately 45 minutes, plus up to twenty minutes for getting on and off. (Boarding commences 15 minutes prior to departure time at Whitwell North Shore and the boat calls in at Normanton South Shore for about five minutes.)

Anyone wishing to break the journey to spend time on the opposite shore should allow a minimum of one hour before the boat returns. Groups wishing to spend time at Normanton should make a morning reservation.

Rutland Belle Afternoon Timetable 2020

Departure times shown are from

Whitwell North Shore

(the boat calls in at Normanton South Shore at approx twenty-past-the-hour)

Mon-Sat
Sun & B.Holidays

April

Open Sat 4th April – Sun 19th April 2020 (plus Sat 25th and Sun 26th)
(Open Bank Holidays: Good Friday 10th April / Easter Monday 13th April 2020)

-
13:00
14:00
15:00

Noon
13:00
14:00
15:00

May / June to 10th July (inclusive)

Open Every Day from 01st May – Friday 10th July 2020 (Weekdays, Weekends & Bank Holidays 4th May & 25th May) 
The Belle sails on the hour from Whitwell North Shore calling at Normanton South Shore approximately 20 minutes later.

 

-
13:00
14:00
15:00

Noon
13:00
14:00
15:00

11th July to 31st August (inclusive)

Open Daily (Weekdays, Weekends & 31th August 2020 Bank Holiday)
The Belle sails on the hour from Whitwell North Shore calling at Normanton South Shore approximately 20 minutes later.

-
Noon
13:00
14:00
15:00

11.00
Noon
13:00
14:00
15:00

September

Open Daily (Tuesday 1st to Wednesday 20th September 2020)
The Belle sails on the hour from Whitwell North Shore calling at Normanton South Shore approximately 20 minutes later.


13:00
14:00
15:00

Noon
13:00
14:00
15:00

October

Weekends Only (SATURDAY & SUNDAY Sat 3rd – Sun 25th October 2020) 

Please note: The Belle does not sail during weekdays in October.

Noon
13.00
14.00


Noon
13:00
14:00


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Fares on Afternoon Sailings

Adult: £10.00
Child: £7.00 – limited number of free places for under-threes

Family: £30.00 (2 adults + 2 children)

Reservation: whilst it is not always necessary to make a reservation for fewer than 12 persons – if you have a specific date or time in mind for a cruise on Rutland Belle, it is recommended to check availability in advance. Please note: Vehicular or disabled departure is from Whitwell jetty only. We welcome Assistance Dogs only.

**NEW FOR 2020** – 90 Minute Cruises

NEW FOR 2020! 90 minute Cruises (Wednesdays Only in July and August - please call for dates / availability). Sailing at 4pm - 5.30pm (boarding from 3.45pm)

Wednesday's:
- 01st July
- 29th July
- 12th August
- 26th August

Adults £15.00
Children (age 3 to 15 years) £10.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) £40.00

Group Rate Fares on Afternoon Sailings

These discounted rates apply only to round-trips taken on timetabled afternoon sailings, excluding Sundays and Bank Holidays when full fares apply..

12 - 19 people - £8.50 per person
20+ people - £8.00 per person

Groups wishing to spend time at Normanton should make a morning reservation – see under ‘Groups’

Vouchers

If you are looking for a present, we can provide gift vouchers for public afternoon cruises to be used anytime within the current season of purchase. We can send personalised gift vouchers to your friends, family and loved ones for Birthdays, Anniversaries or even if you would just like to say ‘thank you’ to someone. Please complete the online booking form for more information.