SS Shieldhall - Steam to the Solent and see cruise ships depart - Southampton - Sat 13th July 2024

From GBP £59.00
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Product code: PAAVAH

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Join us for this special experience as we board the remarkable SS Shieldhall - the largest working steam ship in Britain. A member of the National Historic Fleet she serves as a sea going tribute to Britain's maritime heritage - experience the golden age of steam! This memorable 3 1/2  hour trip cruises down Southampton Water to the Solent passing the cruise ships in dock and on your return see a number of cruise ships depart. Schedule suject to alteration. 

As part of your cruise, see the impressive engine room with its original steam engines at work and the bridge, with its traditional instruments and gleaming brasswork. Admire the ship’s steam assisted steering gear (similar to that used on Titanic), talk to the Captain and crew, walk the teak decks and relax in the Saloon with a range of refreshments including tea /coffee, beers, wine and hot and cold food. Before boarding SS Shieldhall we have allowed for free time in WestQuay shopping so you can have some lunch. 

Not only enjoy a fabulous day out but also take your place in supporting amazing British Maritime History!

Price includes cruise.

Dropping off point – WestQuay - 1.00pm approx - departing 2.45pm
Ship departs 3.30pm - returns 7.00pm
Return to the local area – 8.00/9.00pm approx.