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Star Narrowboat Holidays

The dinette settee makes into one of the double beds.
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The dinette settee makes into one of the double beds.
Feather and down duvets. Gloria on a beautiful sunny day - have a look inside
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5.0 of 5 stars
43 reviews
The dinette settee makes into one of the double beds.
Feather and down duvets.
Gloria on a beautiful sunny day - have a look inside
Spacious, bright and cosy - Gloria.
The bathrooms have showers - towels provided
Cruise the boat on miles of lock-free canals
Autumn is a lovely time to be on the water, this photo was taken from our mooring, M28 1YB.
Both boats have solid fuel stoves which means we are available year round
Double bed at the front of the boats - from here doors open onto the front deck
The boat has many traditional features as well as twists of modern style
Our new boat Queenie - when it's cold outside.
Both boats are well equipped for self catering.
Our new boat Queenie (Sept, 2014) contact us for availability.
The bathrooms are clean, with handy places to store your things.
You can reach the Anderton Boat Lift and take 'Gloria' onto the River Weaver
Truly you can relax and unwind on a narrowboat - 4mph
The Bridgewater Marina where 'Gloria' is moored - stay here if you like and use the boat as your bas
The view from the back doors during high summer
Our guests have given us great testimonials -
Fresh mint in the summertime
We will teach you how to handle the boat
You can choose routes with or without locks
'Gloria' entering the '92' lock in Manchester city centre
Our mooring at the Bridgewater marina - we also offer static hire
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Worsley, Salford, Greater Manchester, England
IMPORTANT: From 25th March to 1st Nov 2016 'Gloria' is available for a minimum 3 nights.
From Nov 2016 to Mar 2017 'Gloria' is available for a 4 month static houseboat hire only - have you ever fancied living on a houseboat for a while??
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 abo...
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About the owner, Hester C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Listed since : Aug 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 43 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL258944 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
Wirksworth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in January 2016

2nd night of a two night birthday surprise trip - my partner had no idea we were staying on a narrowboat and his face when we arrived at the marina was a picture! Hester was there to meet us and show us the ropes... even though we weren't actually moving we still needed a basic induction which she did very... more

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Thanks for your lovely review Barbara, I'm really glad that you had a good stay. Hester more

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paul b
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago for a stay in December 2015

Looking for something different to do for the new year my partner came across Star Narrowboats website and found that Queenie was available , i called Hester and immediately felt at ease with her and went ahead and booked . Hester was as kind and helpful in person as she was on the phone she explained all we needed to... more

Management response:

Hey Paul, thanks for taking the time to write such a kind review. You will 100% be welcome back!! Hester. more

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

This is the second time we have stayed on Gloria. Since our first stay we have actually acquired our own narrow boat but love this one, and Hester’s hospitality, so much we didn’t want to cancel. There has been 18 months between the two bookings and Gloria shows no signs of a decline in appearance. A tribute to Hester’s professionalism.... more

Management response:

Hey Zoe, thanks for leaving your very good review. I'm really glad the boat still lives up to it! Hopefully we'll see you soon with the 'furballs'. more

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  • 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
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Airport: Manchester International Airport: 14.9 mi
Railway: Walkden: 5.6 mi
14 miles from Manchester International Airport
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