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Hire boats and Canal Trips around Greater Manchester

Bridgewater Canal at WorsleyNarrowboats on the Macclesfield CanalBoat Trips on the Huddersfield CanalInland Waterways

Packet Boat Company

Tel: 01663-63936.
Restaurant boat the “White Nancy” from Bollington Wharf.
Advance bookings for parties or dinner trips.

Braidbar Boats/Constellation

The Boatyard, Lyme Road, Lord Vernon’s Wharf, Higher Poynton, Cheshire
SK12 1TH. Tel: 01625 873471
Weekly boat hire, boatbuilding & repairs.

Claymore Navigation

The Wharf, Preston Brook. Tel: 01928-717273.
Pump-out, gas, narrowboat hire, day hire boat, moorings, crane, groceries,
chandlery, boat sales and repairs.

Freedom Boats
Macclesfield Canal Centre, Macclesfield SK11 7AW. Tel: 01625 420 042.
Canal boat holidays, Chandelry, Boat sales, Boat hire.

Irwell & Mersey
Packet Company

Boats leave from outside Granada Studios Tour at Castlefield to sail
along the River Irwell, the River Weaver or Salford Quays. Tel: 0161-776

Heritage Narrowboats

Kent Green, Scholar Green, Kidsgrove, Cheshire. Tel: 01782-785700.

Day and weekly boat hire, boatyard, gas, water, provisions, chandlery,

The Judith
Mary Restaurant Boat

The Wharf, Canal Street, Whaley Bridge. Tel: 01663 747808 .
A lovely 71 foot long narrowboat, available for dinner/lunch/teatime
cruise hire.
Operated by Trafalgar Marine Services, Victoria Works, Woodside Street,
New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire SK22 3HF. Website:

Phoenix Day
Boat Hire

Available from Whaley Bridge Canal Basin
(as Judith Mary above).
Contact: Trafalgar Marine Services, Victoria Works, Woodside Street,
New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire SK22 3HF. Tel/Fax: 01663 747808
Website: Email:

Peak Forest

The Wharf, Buxton Road, Macclesfield. Tel: 01625-424172.
Short and long term boat hire.

Penine Moonraker
– Saddleworth Canal Cruises

Dobcross to Ashton section of the Huddersfield Canal – based at Uppermill.

Tel: 0161 652 6331. Mobile: 07711 180 496. Email

Worsley Cruising

Club House, Cawdor Street, Eccles M30. Tel: 0161-789 1629.

Chester Canal

From Mill Hotel, Chester Milton Street, Chester. Tel: 01244-350035.

Half hour cruises daily around Chester waterways – a different way
to see the city. Tea & Coffee on board. Children’s Rosie & Jim Trips.
4 Course Meal Cruises.

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cannot guarantee that details will not change. Please contact us with
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