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All in all a great week for a family of 4 (with 2 teenage sons).
We didn't get away quite as early as we'd hoped mainly due to a jam on the M5, and by the time we arrived there were a couple of groups...More
Very pleasant short break on Sir Fergus. The boat was clean and tidy and the accommodation was just right for our family of four. Minor problem with the fridge otherwise the boat was fine. The staff were friendly and helpful both on arrival and when...More
This was the first time we have gone canal boating as a family. It was excellent. The Boat, Sir Bruin, was well presented and delivered early on the Saturday. We had a thorough hand over and we set off with a few words of wisdom...More
Just had a wonderful weekend on Sir Cador ! We booked this break as a present for my sister and brother in law and it really couldn't have been more pleasurable.From the moment we arrived we felt relaxed and in safe hands. A lovely lady...More
If you are looking for a professional canal boat hiring company, you won't find a better organisation that Countrywide Cruisers.
We've been cruising the canal network for a number of years and came across Countrywide through the internet. Nina and Cliff are FIRST RATE
Hi, what is the best route to take?? We have one week, starting from Brewood. Just wondering which routes pass the best places for provisions, and pubs??? any feed back would be greatly appreciated. Also, can anyone suggest which book to purchase? Thanks Sue
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We went on the Sir Melleaus for a week, 3 weeks ago and did a vv in the direction of Chester. Made it to the castle on the hill. Very nice trip. Others may like to take the ring or go left to Wales and back. We have no... More
We went on the Sir Melleaus for a week, 3 weeks ago and did a vv in the direction of Chester. Made it to the castle on the hill. Very nice trip. Others may like to take the ring or go left to Wales and back. We have no experience with other routes. Audlem is a good stop for provisions and books, pubs enough plenty on the canal. You can find all in this publication we got from Waterstones:
Title: Four Counties & the Welsh Canals No. 4 - Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides (Spiral bound)
Author: Collins Maps
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