The Canal Centre offers a wide range of amenities to local residents and visitors. Located at the Canal Basin, the Centre provides refreshments, souvenirs, educational/tourist information and boat trips.

This is one of the most beautiful locations in the city centre to relax and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. The cafe also offers hot and cold light refreshments, ice creams and confectionery. There is ample indoor and outdoor seating, both with good views of the activities in the Basin.

The shop and cafeĀ are manned by volunteers who are always happy to provide information on the Canal Trust and its activities. They will take rowing boat bookings and same day reservations for the scheduled daily Egremont boat trips. ThereĀ are also tourist information leaflets, local produce and souvenirs available.

Free Wifi and free car parking are available for visitors.

Opening times 2014:

  • 11 January to 14 February: 9.30am to 4.00pm
  • 15 February to 2 November: 9.30am to 5.00pm
  • 3 November to 24 December: 9.30am to 4.30pm

Telephone: 01243 771363