Day Boat Hire from Kings Orchard, Staffordshire

Kings Orchard Marina is situated close to Lichfield deep in the Staffordshire countryside on a secluded, tree lined twenty acre site. Many of Staffordshire’s best known visitor attractions are close at hand including the National Arboretum, Lichfield Cathedral and Drayton Manor Theme Park.

Marina Phone: 01543 433608
Marina E-mail: abclg@kingsorchardmarina.co.uk
Address: Broad Lane, Huddlesford, Staffordshire, WS13 8SP (Get Directions)
Day Boat Capacity: Up to 10

Day Boat Hire from Kings Orchard, Staffordshire

Kings Orchard Marina is situated close to Lichfield deep in the Staffordshire countryside on a secluded, tree lined twenty acre site. Many of Staffordshire’s best known visitor attractions are close at hand including the National Arboretum, Lichfield Cathedral and Drayton Manor Theme Park.

Marina Phone: 01543 433608
Marina E-mail: abclg@kingsorchardmarina.co.uk
Address: Broad Lane, Huddlesford, Staffordshire, WS13 8SP (Get Directions)
Day Boat Capacity: Up to 10

Available 2020

Day hire will be available from May 1st 2020.

DAY TRIP ROUTES

Fradley Junction & Return 3 Hours with 0 Locks

Fradley Junction and return is a 3 hour route with no locks and one swing bridge.

Travelling north, cruise past Streethay Wharf and through the countryside to Fradley Junction where you’ll pass through a swing bridge before reaching the junction itself. You can stop at the Swan public house which is canalside at the junction before turning to make your way back.

  • Features a swing bridge

  • Straight cruise with no locks

  • 1 Canal side pub (The Swan)

Hopwas & Return 5.5 Hours with 0 Locks

Travelling south you pass through Huddlesford and then the town of Whittington, after which you join the Birmingham & Fazeley canal to Hopwas where there are the Tame Otter and the Red Lion public houses on either side of the canal. It is a little under 2 hours’ cruising to here.

Carrying on past Hopwas, you can turn your boat at the winding hole just before Bonehill Road Bridge. If you go straight here to turn and then stop at Hopwas on the way back, it is just under 4 hours altogether, and then just under 2 hours of cruising to get back to the marina.

  • Straight cruise with no locks

  • Several canalside pubs

BOAT DETAILS

Happy Days

Location: Kings Orchard
Type: Self Drive Tuition: Included
Available: May 2020
Carries – Up to 10 people

Facilities: 2 burner hob / grill, sink, bathroom, electric cooler box, indoor and outdoor seating.

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