Steamship Shieldhall is a heritage passenger / cargo steamship, constructed in 1955. A member of the National Historic Fleet, she has a sailing season of May - September, giving passengers the opportunities to experience the magic of 'steam at sea.' Run entirely by volunteers, it's access all areas on the Shieldhall, with passengers encouraged to visit the Engine Room, Boiler Room and Bridge on all trips. Shieldhall has a fully licensed bar, serving real ale and hot and cold food. Rated 'Number 1 Thing to Do' in Southampton on TripAdvisor, and 'No 5 Attraction in the Country' in a 2018 Premier Inn survey. Cruises range from 2 hour Docks trips to all day positional and sightseeing trips. Shieldhall is also available for private charter and filming.