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Anderton to Harecastle Tunnel and return

We hired a canal boat for a week to do this trip. We had a wonderful time on the canal and the... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2016
wing6rider-Australia
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Canberra, Australia
Canalboat holiday

Spend time travelling at 4mph on a narrowboat through a contrast of industrial town to tranquil... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2016
mamguide
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northumberland
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Sep 12, 2016
“Anderton to Harecastle Tunnel and return”
May 10, 2016
“Canalboat holiday”
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

We hired a canal boat for a week to do this trip. We had a wonderful time on the canal and the tunnel was certainly a highlight. We loved the adventure of the tunnel. We arrived mid afternoon and were given a briefing before heading...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Spend time travelling at 4mph on a narrowboat through a contrast of industrial town to tranquil countryside abundant with wildlife. Started at sawley marina on day 1after 2hours instruction about handling the boat and going through locks. The locks are double locks as far as...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Simple (and free) but very interesting and historical meaningful piece of history of early Industrial Revolution.

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Reviewed July 15, 2015

Two friendly families from Estonia, both with 3 children, went boating for a week on Midlands' canals. This is an almost entirely English hobby, we met just few people from former colonies. Narrowboating on canals can start from Canal Cruising Company in Stone, Staffordshire. They...More

3  Thank SammalHB
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

We hired Elinor Ginger, a 72 foot, 8 berth narrowboat from Canal Cruising Company in Stone. Excellent small family run business. We have used this company now for many years and never yet been disappointed. Have lost count of the number of other narrowboat companies...More

5  Thank L66KMG
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Reviewed July 7, 2012

A friend invited us to travel with him on his narrowboat from Northwich (Cheshire) to Manchester. It's a completely relaxing form of travel, about 3 miles an hour. Any jobs to do on the boat completely block out fretting about everyday concerns. We started in...More

2  Thank GYWX
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Reviewed May 29, 2012

A really good way to relax and enjoy the beautiful countryside is to hire a narrowboat for a week (or more!). We loved the slow pace and friendliness of most other boaters. The locks were fun too. My favourite town along the way was Alrewas....More

6  Thank dobz
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Reviewed April 13, 2012

I walk from Stoke to Trentham. Some of my [more fit] friends go as far as Stone. You start in the industrial landscape of the City but soon reach the greener pastures of Hanford. Many use the route to and from the Britannia Stadium. I...More

2  Thank SvenST4
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