The Shropshire Star - Public cruises 2020 

Sit back and relax as our professional skipper steers The Shropshire Star along the Shropshire Union Canal which was completed in 1835. 
 
You will leave Norbury Junction heading north, firstly passing a line of attractively painted moored boats. There are fantastic views of Norbury Church and across the rural farmland. Kingfishers, Herons, Ducks and Moorhens are just some of the wildlife that you may see in the wooded cutting before passing underneath the unique High Bridge. This bridge carries the A519 across the canal and is unusual as the lower arch houses a telegraph pole; once a dominate feature of the Shroppie. Before turning round at Grub Street and returning to Norbury Junction, enjoy gliding beneath another bridge and watching other canal users enjoy the rural waters of this canal. 
 
Public trips depart at regular intervals on Sundays and Bank holiday Monday's between Easter and the end of October. 
 
There is usually no need to book for a public trip, as there are normally spaces on the boat, however at busy times or if you have a voucher then you must ring up and pre-book the trip. 
 
 
Sunday's and Bank Holiday Monday's only - Duration - 1 hour 
 
PLEASE NOTE: All public cruises are currently suspended due to the Coronavirus outbreak. 
 
Public cruise tariff 2020 
ADULT 
£7.50 
CHILD (under 12 months) 
FREE 
CHILD (1 year to 18 years) 
£5.00 
CONCESSION (over 65) 
£6.00 
FAMILY (2 adults + 2 children) 
£20.00 
Cream tea (per person) 
£9.99 
Please note that there is limited car parking at Norbury Junction. We request that wherever possible passengers of The Shropshire Star share cars to eliminate overcrowding. Please park in the main car park of Norbury Wharf Limited or as directed by a member of staff. Please speak to the member of staff on reception if you are unsure and you will be directed to a suitable car parking space. 
Many thanks for your co-operation. 

Temporary opening hours 

BOAT YARD 
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 
8.30am to 5.00pm. 
 
TEAROOM 
TEMPORARILY CLOSED 
Additional public cruises scheduled for 2020 (booking in advance required) 
Date 
Cruise description 
Departure Time 
Duration 
Availability 
Cost 
21/03/2020 
IMPORTANT NOTICE - This cruise has been postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
 
3-hour Saturday lunchtime cruise with traditional Fish and Chips included. 
This cruise departs from Norbury Junction at 12 noon and heads south along the idyllic Shropshire Union Canal passing through the village of Gnosall where the Fish and Chips are collected and served on board the boat. The boat will pass through typically English countryside and past brightly painted boats before the boat turns around at High Onn and heads back to Norbury Junction. Full bar open for the duration of the trip. 
These cruises are now in partnership with Jones Fish Bar in Newport and we are proud to offer a choice of traditional Fish and Chips, Sausage and Chips, Chicken and Chips or Cheese and Onion Pie and Chips - Just select when making your reservation. 
Boarding from 11.30 am. 
12noon 
3 hours 
FULL 
SPECIAL OFFER 
£29 for 2 
28/03/2020 
IMPORTANT NOTICE - This cruise has been postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
 
3-hour Saturday lunchtime cruise with traditional Fish and Chips included. 
This cruise departs from Norbury Junction at 12 noon and heads south along the idyllic Shropshire Union Canal passing through the village of Gnosall where the Fish and Chips are collected and served on board the boat. The boat will pass through typically English countryside and past brightly painted boats before the boat turns around at High Onn and heads back to Norbury Junction. Full bar open for the duration of the trip. 
These cruises are now in partnership with Jones Fish Bar in Newport and we are proud to offer a choice of traditional Fish and Chips, Sausage and Chips, Chicken and Chips or Cheese and Onion Pie and Chips - Just select when making your reservation. 
Boarding from 11.30 am. 
12noon 
3 hours 
FULL 
SPECIAL OFFER 
£29 for 2 
04/04/2020 
IMPORTANT NOTICE - This cruise has been postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
 
3-hour Saturday lunchtime cruise with traditional Fish and Chips included. 
This cruise departs from Norbury Junction at 12 noon and heads south along the idyllic Shropshire Union Canal passing through the village of Gnosall where the Fish and Chips are collected and served on board the boat. The boat will pass through typically English countryside and past brightly painted boats before the boat turns around at High Onn and heads back to Norbury Junction. Full bar open for the duration of the trip. 
These cruises are now in partnership with Jones Fish Bar in Newport and we are proud to offer a choice of traditional Fish and Chips, Sausage and Chips, Chicken and Chips or Cheese and Onion Pie and Chips - Just select when making your reservation. 
Boarding from 11.30 am. 
12noon 
3 hours 
FULL 
SPECIAL OFFER 
£29 for 2 
11/04/2020 
IMPORTANT NOTICE - This cruise has been postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
 
3-hour Saturday lunchtime cruise with traditional Fish and Chips included. 
This cruise departs from Norbury Junction at 12 noon and heads south along the idyllic Shropshire Union Canal passing through the village of Gnosall where the Fish and Chips are collected and served on board the boat. The boat will pass through typically English countryside and past brightly painted boats before the boat turns around at High Onn and heads back to Norbury Junction. Full bar open for the duration of the trip. 
These cruises are now in partnership with Jones Fish Bar in Newport and we are proud to offer a choice of traditional Fish and Chips, Sausage and Chips, Chicken and Chips or Cheese and Onion Pie and Chips - Just select when making your reservation. 
Boarding from 11.30 am. 
12noon 
3 hours 
FULL 
SPECIAL OFFER 
£29 for 2 
17/04/2020 
IMPORTANT NOTICE - This cruise has been postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
 
3-hour Saturday evening cruise with traditional Fish and Chips included. 
This cruise departs from Norbury Junction at 7pm and heads south along the idyllic Shropshire Union Canal passing through the village of Gnosall where the Fish and Chips are collected and served on board the boat. The boat will pass through typically English countryside and past brightly painted boats before the boat turns around at High Onn and heads back to Norbury Junction. Full bar open for the duration of the trip. 
These cruises are now in partnership with Jones Fish Bar in Newport and we are proud to offer a choice of traditional Fish and Chips, Sausage and Chips, Chicken and Chips or Cheese and Onion Pie and Chips - Just select when making your reservation. 
Boarding from 6.30 pm. 
7pm 
3 hours 
Spaces available 
SPECIAL OFFER 
£29 for 2  
18/04/2020 
IMPORTANT NOTICE - This cruise has been postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
 
3-hour Saturday evening cruise with traditional Fish and Chips included. 
This cruise departs from Norbury Junction at 7pm and heads south along the idyllic Shropshire Union Canal passing through the village of Gnosall where the Fish and Chips are collected and served on board the boat. The boat will pass through typically English countryside and past brightly painted boats before the boat turns around at High Onn and heads back to Norbury Junction. Full bar open for the duration of the trip. 
These cruises are now in partnership with Jones Fish Bar in Newport and we are proud to offer a choice of traditional Fish and Chips, Sausage and Chips, Chicken and Chips or Cheese and Onion Pie and Chips - Just select when making your reservation. 
Boarding from 6.30 pm. 
7pm 
3 hours 
Spaces available 
SPECIAL OFFER 
£29 for 2 
24/04/2020 
IMPORTANT NOTICE - This cruise has been postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
 
3-hour Saturday evening cruise with traditional Fish and Chips included. 
This cruise departs from Norbury Junction at 7pm and heads south along the idyllic Shropshire Union Canal passing through the village of Gnosall where the Fish and Chips are collected and served on board the boat. The boat will pass through typically English countryside and past brightly painted boats before the boat turns around at High Onn and heads back to Norbury Junction. Full bar open for the duration of the trip. 
These cruises are now in partnership with Jones Fish Bar in Newport and we are proud to offer a choice of traditional Fish and Chips, Sausage and Chips, Chicken and Chips or Cheese and Onion Pie and Chips - Just select when making your reservation. 
Boarding from 6.30 pm. 
7pm 
3 hours 
Spaces available 
SPECIAL OFFER 
£29 for 2 
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