1 Week Cruise
6 hours per day
Situated in a lovely spot, Stoke Prior is a canal boat hire base that offers plenty of options. Enjoy a relaxing short break on one of our luxury narrowboats to Worcester and the Black Country and take in the new Droitwich ring, or choose from a variety of routes through the black country in southern England and along the Stourport Ring, the Avon Ring and the Warwickshire Ring, where you can visit cities via routes like the Birmingham Canal and Stratford-Upon-Avon. For those that like a challenge the Tardebigge locks are nearby – the longest flight of locks in UK canal history, totalling 30!
Below are the boat types that are available for narrowboat holidays from this base, including our range of luxury narrowboats. When you start your narrowboat holidays search, all the boat options and dates that closely match your desired departure date and party number will be presented to you.
SEE BOAT AVAILABILITY
Below are the boat types that are available to hire from this base. When you start your Holiday Search all the boat options and dates that closely match your desired departure date and party number will be presented to you.
START DAYS: SAT 2.30PM – TUES 2.30PM
START DAYS: FRI 2.30PM – MON 2.30PM
National Rail Enquiries:
www.nationalrail.co.uk Tel: 08457 484950
www.thetrainline.com Tel: 0871 244 1545
Nearest Airport: Birmingham International – www.birminghamairport.co.uk/ Tel. 0121 767 5511
Nearest Railway Station:Bromsgrove / Droitwich (a little further but with a taxi rank)
Approximate prices: (Prices courtesy of BNC Taxis – subject to change)
Birmingham New Street to Stoke Prior: £40
Birmingham International Airport to Stoke Prior: £50
London Heathrow Airport / Manchester airport to Stoke Prior: £200
London Gatwick Airport / Stansted Airport to Stoke Prior: £240
There is a large Morrison’s supermarket near the base with a petrol station
FLYING INTO LONDON
From Heathrow airport, get the London underground tube to Euston station.
From Gatwick airport, get the Gatwick Express to London Victoria station, then get a London underground tube to London Euston.
From Stansted airport, get the London underground tube to London Euston.
From London Euston, there is a train to Birmingham New Street station. You can then get a train to Bromsgrove.
Visit www.tfl.gov.uk to plan your route on the London Underground.
FLYING INTO BIRMINGHAM
Get a train to Birmingham New Street station, and then get a train to Bromsgrove.
HOW TO FIND US BY CAR
M5: Exit at Junction 5 and take the A38 North towards Bromsgrove. After approximately 2 ½ miles, turn right at the traffic lights into Hanbury Road (B4091). After the railway bridge, the base is just past the Navigation Pub on the left before you get to the canal bridge.From the South: M40 motorway then M42 (West) onto M5 (South). Exit at Junction 5 and proceed as above.www.theaa.com/route-planner