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Star Narrowboat Holidays

  • Open plan kitchen leading to the lounge area
    Open plan kitchen leading to the lounge area
    Open plan kitchen leading to the lounge area
    Gloria on a beautiful sunny day - have a look inside
    Cruise the boat on miles of lock-free canals
    Autumn is a lovely time to be on the water
    The bathroom has shower - towels provided
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
    We have some new route ideas for 2015 in case this is the year you decide to take a narrowboat holiday...

    For the most accurate info on prices please see our website. We offer different rates depending on whether you use the boats on the canal or for static houseboat accommodation also on the number of beds used. Do get in touch we aim to be as flexible as we can.

    Our prices start at £140 per 24 hours - this decreases with the number of nights booked.

    Our our new boat 'Queenie' does not have a calendar here so please check our website calendar for availability. The calendar on this site for 'Gloria' is kept up to date.

    Our boat 'Gloria' has a relaxing and calming feel about her. She sleeps 2-4 people. Our location in the Northwest of England offers quick access...
  • Amenities & details
    • Alarm Clock
    • Boat Available
    • Books
    • Central Heating
    • Deck
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Refrigerator
    • Secure Parking
    • Shared Yard
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Waterfront
    • Water Views
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #HL258944 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

    Showing rates for up to guests.
      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Default - - 2 nights
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    The best place to see our up to date prices is on our site. Prices vary on number of people and how you might want to use the boat. We can be flexible so please feel free to ask.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car not needed
    How to get there
    Airport: Manchester International Airport: 14.9 mi
    Railway: Walkden: 5.6 mi
    14 miles from Manchester International Airport
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby.
    Nearby cities
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

Four ladies and a canal boat. Needless to say we were a little intimidated but with reassurance and calm and precise instruction from Hester, we were just fine. I would strongly recommend Gloria as a wonderful, clean, warm and inviting experience to groups or couples. Despite the pouring rain, we had the most wonderful time. :) not one negative, just...


Management response:

Thanks for leaving your review Donna. You didn't seem intimidated by the prospect of taking charge of the boat and in fact you were ace! more

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Buj W
London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We have been doing October Narrowboat holidays together for the last 10/12 years and have always hired boats from large companies. Hestor's little company , Star Narrowboats, is an absolute gem of a company . Our stay on 'Gloria' was a superb week from the moment we met her at the Bridgewater Marina . She was exremely accomodating and the... more

Management response:

Thanks for your lovely review Buj and glad all went well. We've completed the upgrade on the settee in the lounge area now - set back further from the fire, easier to pull out into the bed position and way more spacious - so come back next year!! Best wishes Hester. more

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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Booked this boat for a long weekend just too see if it suited us. I have only been on cruises never narrow boats. What a fantastic boat it is with everything you should need. The double bed was very comfy with lovely bedding. Hester was very helpful and nothing too much trouble. Would definitely recommend this superb narrow boat especially... more

Management response:

Hello Carole, thanks for leaving your review. I'm glad you had a good trip and welcome back anytime. Best wishes Hester more

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