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The 1903 Daniel Adamson Steamship, affectionately known as The Danny, is a cruising and static visitor attraction located in Liverpool, Salford Quays, Anderton Boat Lift and Ellesmere Port at The National Waterways Museum (see website for timetable...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Canning Dock, Liverpool L3 4AF, England
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

We decided on another cruise on the River Weaver aboard the Danny. A must for us as it is now sailing from the Anderton Boat Lift, not possible before until the river had been dredged by the Canal & River Trust. We were a little...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank middlec
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely day on The Danny. A beautifully restored ship with a magnificent crew of volunteers who were happy to allow my partner to blow the ship's whistle on her birthday! We went on the gin cruise- highly recommended. The salon is stunningly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank DavidGFFindlay
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Visited this superbly restored steamship on one of the static open days at Sutton Weaver. The volunteers are all very welcoming and friendly and I was given a tour of the ship including the bridge and the boiler room. The Art Deco lounge is quite...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Robert P
Reviewed September 2, 2018

On our way home we popped in to see The Danny as it was moored at Acton Bridge, Cheshire and we had seen it on our travels over the swing bridge. It is truly impressive and has been beautifully restored by volunteers who clearly hold...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant way to spend an afternoon. Highly recommended to all! Really informative and seeing the boiler and engine rooms working was great.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HelenD877
Thedanny1903, Manager at The Danny, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you so much, glad you enjoyed our Cheshire Gin Cruise, there certainly was a lovely atmosphere

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Thankyou to all the fabulous crew that made this day extra special for my mum on her 77th birthday by being so nice to her ...it was such a lovely boat trip and one i would recommend to everyone ❤❤❤

Date of experience: August 2018
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Thedanny1903, Manager at The Danny, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Glad you had a lovely time, it certainly was a lovely day for a cruise! thanks for the kind words i will let our crew know.

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We recently went on a cruise on the Danny. We were picked up by coach from Anderson boat lift & taken to the boat. Excellent service & warm friendly welcome. Trip was excellent, volunteers very friendly & knowledgeable. Food & drink prices reasonable. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank lindag346
Thedanny1903, Manager at The Danny, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Thanks for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your cruise along The River Weaver

Reviewed August 4, 2018

An excellent time, our party of 4 really enjoyed the ship, the cruise on the Weaver and of course the Gin Tasting!! Heartily recommended to anyone.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John W
Thedanny1903, Manager at The Danny, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Our new Gin Cruises are proving very popular so we will be launching more for 2019 along The River Weaver. Thanks for your review, glad you had a nice time

Reviewed July 8, 2018

A cruise of 2 hrs + from Sutton Weaver to Acton Bridge on lovely sunny Saturday - staff on the Danny were happy to engage and all questions fully answered - trips to the Wheel House or the Boiler Room were there to be had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrew W
Thedanny1903, Manager at The Danny, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

We are very pleased you enjoyed your cruise along The River Weaver in Cheshire, its certainly proving a popular route. thanks for writing a review

Reviewed July 1, 2018

Had a fantastic day on the Danny. My step-dad is 84 and an ex seamen. He loved every minute of the day, even the locks (he finished his career as a dock master) the crew made him feel like one of them with their banter....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jimmy p
Thedanny1903, Manager at The Danny, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

That's a lovely story, our crew really do go above and beyond and we are very proud of them all. They especially enjoy meeting ex-seaman like themselves. Hope to see you again

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Response from middlec | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Look up their website or Facebook page for details of their trips and events.
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Jim S
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Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
Hi. It didn't look like it but it is worth getting in touch to see if they can get you on board. The boat itself has a good sized deck area and you would be able to access the bar but the majority of seating areas are... More
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Jim S
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Response from lindag346 | Reviewed this property |
The trip is either Acton bridge to Sutton weaver swing bridge or Sutton weaver swing bridge to Acton bridge. I’m sorry I don’t know if it’s wheelchair friendly, I would say no as most parts of the boat would not be... More
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