How to find us

Botany Bay Boatyard & Brokerage is conveniently situated on the picturesque Lancashire branch of the Leeds & Liverpool canal just two minutes from junction 8 of the M61, (You can see the boat yard crane from the motorway). The boat yard is easily acessible via car or public transport.


When coming off the motorway (Manchester direction) take the third exit from the roundabout A647. At the next small roundabout go straight across and then take the next right over the dual carriage way onto Botany Bay Brow. Once on Botany Bay Brow follow the road to the end and turn right at the small roundabout. The Lock & Key Pub should be on your right hand side. As you enter the pub car park the Boat Yard entrance is at the bottom.

If you need any more directions please call Tel: 07967380464 or 07770576288

Next time you are passing why not pop in you are very welcome to come and have a look around.....

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Located next to Bridge 78a

Contact us:

Contacting Botany Bay could not be easier, simply choose from one of the following methods

Tel: 07967380464 or 07770576288

Email Us: Botany Bay Boat Yard

Postal Address:

Botany Bay Boat Yard

7 Botany Bay




Useful Links:

British Waterways :

British Waterways is the organisation responsible for maintaining

2000 miles (3220km) of inland waterways.

Environment Agency :

The leading public organisation for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales.

British Marine Federation :

Canal Junction :

Canal Junction, the most comprehensive canal holiday guide and canal leisure directory. Canal maps, canal holiday info, advice plus hundreds of links.

Waterscape :

Waterscape is the British Waterways leisure website. It is packed with information about things to do and places to visit not only on and around the British Waterways network but on other rivers, canals, lakes and reservoirs.


Towpath Talk is a FREE feature-packed monthly newspaper covering life and leisure around UK's extensive canal network. From fascinating insights into life on a canal, to great places to explore whilst on a holiday, Towpath Talk is a great way to find out what's going on in British waterways.

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