• Scotland

    Welcome aboard Waverley as she returns to service in 2020. Step aboard the last seagoing seagoing paddle steamer in the World on her home waters or cruise the wonderful Western Isles.

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  • Bristol Channel

    Step aboard Waverley in 2020 as she makes her triumphant return to service. Enjoy a cruise on the Bristol Channel and visit the seaside at Ilfracombe, enjoy a cruise round the Holm Islands or explore Lundy Island.

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  • The Thames

    Step aboard Waverley - the last seagoing paddle steamer in the World - for a trip on London's river not to be missed. Visit the seaside at Southend & Clacton; enjoy Oysters at Whitstable; explore the Rivers Medway, Blackwater & Orwell and see Tower Bridge open just for you!

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  • South Coast

    Welcome aboard Waverley on the south coast in 2020 as she makes her return to service. Sail around the Isle of Wight, visit Swanage and the Steam Railway or cruise along the Jurassic Coast – all the way to Lulworth Cove!

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  • Liverpool & North Wales

    Don't miss Waverley's return to Liverpool and Llandudno in 2020. Sail from Liverpool all the way to Wales or join at Llandundo's Victorian pier for a cruise of the Welsh coast.

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Welcome to Waverley

Step aboard Paddle Steamer Waverley in 2020 as she makes her triumphant return to service.

Thanks to the generosity of over 8,000 individuals, the support of the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society, several trusts, organisations and the Scottish Government the Boiler Refit Appeal reached its £2.3 million target in just seven months. 

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bOILER rEFIT aPPEAL Progress record:


Appeal Total Reaches £2.2 million milestone (November 2019)

Appeal Total Passes £2 million milestone (October 2019)

Scottish Government Announce £1 million Support & Appeal Total Reaches £1.9 million (21st Sept)

Appeal Total Reaches £850,000 (Sept 2019)

New Main Electric Switch Board ordered and all other electrical components (Aug 2019)

Over £500,000 donated by individuals, three new generators ordered (Aug 2019)

Boiler Refit Appeal Launched (June 2019)

Waverley withdrawn from service (10th May)