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Canal Boat Cruises

Type:Wedding Venue

Riley Green Marina, Bolton Road, Hoghton, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0SP

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Tel: 01254 202967

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Canal Boat Cruises

If you’re looking for a venue with a difference then Canal Boat Cruises presents Romance, a Luxury cruising restaurant boat in the North West.

Transformed into a wedding venue for the day, Romance has all the amenities your wedding party demand, with one bathroom, an on-board chef, well-stocked bar, air conditioning and heating, waiter service, audio system and disabled access.

When it is time for the photographer to capture those special moments, you will be spoilt for choice with miles of open countryside on your doorstep. Your guests can watch from the luxury of a warm and welcoming boat; ready in a second to join in for those group shots! Guests can even get hands on in opening and closing the locks; which makes for an excellent wedding photo or video.

Not only does our venue provide a unique and memorable experience on the day, lasting memories are created and shared for years to come. After all, how many people can say they took a cruise on their wedding day?

The venue itself comfortably holds a wedding party for up to 37 guests and is ideal for more intimate wedding breakfasts and evening parties. We also welcome a number of honeymooners on our fleet of holiday hire boats where they can celebrate married life cruising through the Lancashire countryside in luxury.

Canal Boat Cruises are a family-run company and look forward to welcoming you to the marina to see first-hand what they can offer you and your guests on one of the most important and memorable days of your lives.


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Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Canal Boat Cruises (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)


Road Directions

Exit junction 3 from the M65 take the A675 signposted Walton le Dale, travel half a mile and turn into the Boatyard, drive past the Boatyard Inn and Riley Green Marina is situated at the bottom of the car park.



  • Booking essential
  • Conference & Meeting Facilities
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Event Venue
  • Family Fun
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Indoor Attraction
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Protect & Encourage Local Flora & Fauna
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets
  • Use and Promote Local Produce
  • Village Location

Establishment Features

  • Conference Facilities
  • Disabled Access

Languages spoken

  • Indonesian spoken

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking
  • Coaches Welcome
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special Group Rates
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Groups accepted
  • In countryside

Specialist Features

  • Aim to Attract Conferences & Business meetings

Travel & Trade

  • Commission/net rates apply
  • Group discounts available



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