14 Day Canal Holiday Routes

14 Day Route - Bugsworth to Colne, Lancashire & Return

This is a 14 Day Narrowboat Hire taking you to the Wanless Bridge No. 145 at Colne in Lancashire & back to Bugsworth in a relaxed 14 days.

Colne is a Britain in Bloom town and is bursting with new, trendy independent businesses that are perfect for gifts and cool household items.

There is an impressive Boundary Mill Stores, one of the North’s biggest stores of its type. There are also a some great eateries here. To entertain your family then you can’t beat this lovely small town that has so much! Why not burn some rubber on the track at Prestige Karting?

In the evening Colne, with its 3 theatres, offers some great entertainment. One of the venues, the Colne Muni, plays host to The Pendle Beer Festival at the start of each year, as well as one of country’s best blues festivals in the UK, the Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival every August Bank Holiday!

14 Day Route - Bugsworth to Wolverhampton & Return

This is a 14 Day Narrowboat Hire taking you to the Wolverhampton Top Lock Moorings & back to Bugsworth in an easy 14 days.

This canal route takes you right beside the Wolverhampton Ring Road and therefore you can take advantage of the excellent shopping and eating facilities it offers.

Night life is available here if you so desire plus the Grand Theatre and Wolverhampton's Art Gallery is definately worth some time allocation.

14 Day Route - Bugsworth to Ellesmere Arm Visitor Moorings & Return

This is a 14 Day Narrowboat Hire taking you to the Ellesmere Arm Visitor Moorings and back to Bugsworth in an easy 14 days.

This canal holiday route takes you to Ellesmere which is a traditional market town with a mix of Tudor, Georgian and Victorian buildings. Main attractions are the Mere with its Visitor Centre and the Llangollen Canal.

The Mere is one of a series of small lakes in the district, often know as “Shropshire’s Lakeland”.

There are plenty of walks in the area that will take you right along the Mere side or through the local nature reserve to the canal and on to Colemere Country Park.

The Ellesmere Sculpture Trail is a series of sculptures by contemporary artists who took their inspiration from the landscape.

14 Day Route - Bugsworth to Ellesmere Port Boat Museum Visitor Moorings & Return

This is a 14 Day Narrowboat Hire taking you to the Ellesmere Port Boat Museum Visitor Moorings & back to Bugsworth in an 14 days.

This canal route takes you to moorings at the Ellesmere Port Boat Museum. A must for anyone who has any interest in our super inland canal system and its history!

Ellesmere Port looks after one of the greatest collections of historic boats in the world. 

Using the latest interactive technology and hands-on exhibitions, you can truly experience what it was like to live and work on our waterways over the last 200 years. Plus, discover how canals and rivers are still making life better by water today.

Enjoy your great day out with your dog. Recently awarded Dog Friendly Business of the Year 2018 in the Marketing Cheshire Awards, furry friends on a lead will be most welcome.

14 Day Route - Bugsworth to Salterhebble Aqueduct & Return

This is a 14 Day Narrowboat Hire taking you to the Salterhebble Aqueduct & back to Bugsworth in an 14 days.

This canal route takes you to Salterhebble Viaduct. A very small viaduct and you will have to keep your eyes peeled to se it! But is well worth the effort. A delightful example of how early canal engineers overcame difficulties along the route of our historic canal system.

14 Day Route - Bugsworth to Stourton, Staffordshire & Return

This is a 14 Day Narrowboat Hire taking you to Stourton in Staffordshire & back to Bugsworth in an 14 days.

Stourton is a hamlet in Staffordshire, England a few miles to the northwest of Stourbridge. Stourton Junction is the point at which the Stourbridge Canal terminates by descending through locks to join the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. This historically important junction on the West Midlands canal network was long disused, but the restoration and reopening of the Stourbridge Canal, from the 1970s onwards, has reasserted its importance. It lies a few hundred metres to the north of the crossroads at Stewponey, and is easily accessed by towpaths along both canals.

Stourton Castle Believed to be a medieval hunting lodge dating from the reign of King William II.[1] Stourton Castle was evidently 'the King's Houses' in Kinver during the reign of King Henry II.