Norbury Wharf Limited 

"Where you'll always find a warm and friendly welcome" 
Book your Christmas narrow boat holiday today 
Christmas is going to be a bit different for everyone this year, but here at Norbury Wharf we want to be able to offer a Christmas that you can enjoy with your bubble and always remember. 
That's why our hire boats are available from 23/12/2020 to 27/12/2020. Booking deposit is only £50 and the balance is due two days before arrival. We will even increase your holiday to seven nights if the restrictions allow. 
The booking deposit will be refunded in full if you are subject to any Coronavirus restrictions or can not take advantage of the holiday if you have to self isolate. 
All reservations and enquiries must come through our booking office where our experienced and friendly staff can help you. 
Just call 01785 284292 between 9am and 5pm any day of the week or email

Day boat Hire 

Book your 2021 self steer day boat hire now. 
CLICK HERE to check availability and book online. 

Professional Boat Painting 

We are currently accepting bookings for Autumn 2021. 
To make an enquiry please CLICK HERE

Weekly narrow boat hire 

Book your 2021 narrow boat holiday now. 
CLICK HERE to check availability and book online. 

Dry docking and blacking 

We are now accepting bookings for April 2021 onwards. 
To make an enquiry please CLICK HERE
Founded in 2005 at the already established location of Norbury Junction, Staffordshire, Norbury Wharf Limited has developed a successful marina and boatyard offering hundreds of people a year an experience not to be forgotten on our fantastic canal network. 
Located on the beautiful Shropshire Union Canal at the Junction of the now disused canal to Newport, Shropshire and beyond, this is an ideal cruising base for the famous Four Counties Ring, with convenient access to the Black Country ring, Llangollen canal and its famous Pontcysyllte aqueduct and the Staffs and Worcs canal with its terminus at Stourport. 

2020 Opening hours 

7 days a week 
8.30am to 5.00pm. 
OPEN Saturday and Sunday 
10.00am to 3.00pm. 
7 days a week 
9.00am to 5.00pm. 
Norbury Wharf Limited offers full boatyard services seven days a week by a team; second to none, of narrow boat enthusiasts including qualified tradesmen. A fleet of sixteen hire boats, four day boats and a 42-seater passenger trip boat are operated all year round. 
As well as this there is a fantastic array of facilities including a covered heated painting dock for professional coach painting, a large covered dry dock for hull blacking and repairs, workshop facilities for all engineering, electrical and carpentry work. 
An onsite Chandlery caters for everything to do with narrow boats 
and is available either online or in an E-bay shop. 
The moorings are surrounded by acres of rural farmland, a network 
of footpaths including the “Millennium Trail” and are within easy reach 
of Stafford, Telford and the M6 motorway. 
This is more than just a boatyard. The licensed tearoom has a 
superb menu and is just one of the added benefits of this 
wonderful location. 

Why are our hire boats so popular? 

All of our boats are privately owned which makes them individual. 
Our boats do not look like hire boats, they are mostly individual in colour and appearance. 
None of the boats have any reference to our company painted on the side . This gives you the feeling of being the boat owner rather than the hirer. 
The interiors are cosy. Some boats have solid fuel stoves as well as gas fired central heating. 
All boats have porcelain, fresh water flush toilets, digital TV's with Freeview and DVD players. 
All of boats are fitted with modern, quiet running diesel engines with easy to operate controls. 
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