Appley Bridge Breakfast Cruise & Racing Ducks

Sun 20 September

Book your place on The Official Festival Breakfast Cruise includes racing ducks!

Skip the queues & Arrive in true festival style... Setting sail from Wigan Pier your 2.5 hour journey will disembark you right in the middle of the Festival where the atmosphere will be bouncing!

Cruise arrives before Duck Race and Breakfast Snacks Available to purchase on board 

Floofs (Dogs) Welcome

Duck Festival Breakfast Cruise & Racing Duck
Sun, Sep 20
Kittywake Canal Cruises - Wigan
Sep 20, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Kittywake Canal Cruises - Wigan, Terminal 1, Wallgate, Wigan WN3 4EU, UK
Arrive in style & Skip the queues... This 2.5 hour Breakfast Cruise will set sail from Wigan Pier and Disembark you right in the heart of the Celebrations Tickets include a Racing Duck for the day giving you the chance to win one of 3 Cash prizes!
Sponsor A Racing Duck
Sun, May 17
Appley Bridge
May 17, 12:00 PM
Appley Bridge, Appley Bridge, UK
Sponsor your very own Racing Duck for only £2 and be in the chance of winning £200, £100 or £50! All Racing Duck money is donated to Appley Bridge Community.

Whats Happening:

Kittywake Static & Cruising

Tan & Sparkle - Glitter and Braid Specialist 

Arts & Crafts - Decorate a Duck to take Home

Static Times - Come Take a Look On Board

Cruises  - Tickets sold on the day

Appley Lane North & South, Mill Lane, Herons Wharf & Canal Side

Live Music

Food Stalls


...and Much More Festival Fun 

The Boathouse Pub & Kitchen

Details coming soon

Community Centre 

Pop-up Cafe 

Three Churches Gathering & Dove Release

Swing Bridge

Duck Race 12.30pm

Start & Finnish  

Appley Bridge Play Area

Details coming soon


Details coming soon

The Wheatsheaf

Details coming soon

The Bridge Inn

Details coming soon

Herons Warf

Details coming soon




Cruises available throughout the day (Kittywake Canal Cruises)

1.30pm-2.30pm Cruise

2.30pm-3.30pm Static - Have a look on board 

3.30pm-4.30pm Cruise

5.30pm-6.30pm Static - Have a look on board 


Your £12 Adventure 

Sun.15 March

With two Cruises to choose from, do Something Different this Sunday Enjoy an adventure with the family, Friends or simply take sometime for yourself, make your day as Exciting or Relaxing as you want.

Cruise One: 9am-12pm

Enjoy a Fresh, Early start cruising from Wigan Pier up to Appley Bridge, with snacks and Beverages available on board. Arriving at approx 12pm you will disembark at The Boathouse Pub where you can use your 10% discount voucher to indulge in a Delicious Sunday Roast or other meal of your choice; next to the warmth of the burning log fire. With your tummy full and your afternoon glow, why not head to one of the nearby beauty spots or shopping spots for a finishing touch, then catch the train home after a successful day of adventure.

Cruise Two: 12.30pm-3.30pm

Prefer your beauty sleep? ...Take your time and head down to The Boathouse Pub for a Fabulous Full English or your choice of Breakfast using your 10% discount voucher. After filling your tummy you will cruise from Appley Bridge to Wigan Pier. Arriving at approx 3pm you will disembark at the historic Site of Wigan Pier where you can have a mooch around the historic area, head into the centre for some shopping or enjoy one of the many fun and family friendly activities nearby.  Simply catch the train home after a successful day of adventure.

Wigan Pier - What To Do

Ticket Prices:

Adults - £12

Kids - £9

Family (4 people) - £38

Appley Bridge - What To Do 

Wigan Pier - What To Do 

Boathouse under Pier 1 building, wigan Pier





United Kingdom

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Tuesday: 9am- 5:30pm

Wednesday: 1pm-6pm

Thursday: 9am-5:30pm

Friday: 9am - 1:10pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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