Narrow boat holidays from Norbury Wharf Limited are ideal for beginners and experienced hirers. Our Midlands base on the Shropshire Union Canal (part of the Four Counties Ring) at Norbury Junction is within a 17-mile lock free pound giving you plenty of time to get used to your boat before negotiating locks. 
Please note: All online bookings are handled securely and you will be redirected to a secure page hosted by our payment provider - Sagepay. 
Booking office open 8.30am to 5pm seven days a week. Call our knowledgeable team on 01785 284292 
Max. berths 
Normal Start day* 
48 foot 
58 foot 
58 foot 
65 foot 
52 foot 
60 foot 
65 foot 
64 foot 
70 foot 
* Other start days available upon request - subject to availability. 
Each boat is fitted with a mobile router which provides WI-FI throughout the boat. Simply top up as required when you are on the boat by following the instructions in the boat manual. 
All hire boats are provided with full fuel tanks and must be returned full at the hirer's expense. Fuel can be purchased from the boat yard upon return. 
All our boats are fitted with 240v inverters, allowing our customers to use mains appliances. Please see each boats individual web page to see what is included. 
Flushing toilets 
Each boat is fitted with a fresh water flushing toilet(s) which will be empty upon collection, and emptied upon your return to the yard at the end of your holiday. 
Each boat is fitted with a fully functional and practicable galley including sink/drainer, fridge and plenty of storage and work top space. Most boats have a microwave. 
Central heating 
Each of our boats are fitted with a full central heating system. Phoenix, Pippin, Summer Wine and Meadow Dew also benefit from the addition of a solid fuel stove. 
Each boat has hot and cold running water supplied to each wash basin and galley sink. 
Our boats are complete with full inventory needed to make your holiday complete. To name but a few are cutlery, crockery, bed linen, towels, Freeview TVs with DVD players. Each boats inventory differs slightly and this is outlined on each web page detailing our boats. 
Holiday Cancellation Protection Scheme 
We offer a cancellation protection scheme to all of our customers. CLICK HERE for full details. 
Terms and Conditions 
Full terms and conditions can be found here. 
Please note: The collection time of all short breaks and weekly hire holidays is 3pm. Customers are welcome to arrive from 1.30pm and we will endeavour to get them aboard their boat and away on their holiday ASAP. The last show round is conducted at 4.30pm as the boat yard closes at 5pm. Customers arriving out-of-hours are asked to contact the booking office in advance to arrange key collection and a show round of the boat will be conducted after 8.30am the following day (or as agreed) when the boat yard reopens. 
All boats are to be collected and returned to the premises of Norbury Wharf Limited at Norbury Junction, Staffordshire on the date and times stated in the booking confirmation. 
There are no variations to these conditions. 


If you would like to enquire about hiring a narrow boat please contact us using the form below: 
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