England

Departing from Stone in the heart of England, cruise through Shakespeare’s country and discoverthe country from a different point of view!

Several routes are available depending on how long you wish to cruise. Plenty to visit along the way – the Anderton Boat lift, aqueducts in Wales, the steam railway in Churnet, zoos, theme parks and potteries to name but a few.

Departure base: Stone

Suggestions for cruises from Stone

One Week
Stone – Coventry – Stone : 177 km, 48 locks, 57 hours
Stone – Marple – Stone : 132 km, 50 locks, 40 hours
Stone – Stourport – Stone : 177 km, 98 locks, 62 hours
Stone – Chester – Stone : 108 km, 136 locks, 72 hours

One week Loop
Stone – Autherley – Barbridge – Middlewich – Harecastle – Stone : 174 km, 94 locks, 55 hours
Stone – Kidsgrove – Marple – Preston Brook Stone : 161 km, 92 locks, 68 hours

2 weeks
Stone – Fradley – Braunston – Oxford – Stone : 282 km, 138 locks, 131 hours
Stone – Stourport – Tewkesbury – Pershore – Stone : 322 km, 110 locks, 95 hours

In 4 days and 3 nights
Stone – Penkridge – Stone : 52 km, 24 locks, 16 hours
Stone – Rugeley – Stone : 52 km, 16 locks, 14 hours

In 5 days 4 nights
Stone – Fradley – Stone : 70 km, 22 locks, 20 hours

Map of England

Tourist attractions

• Chester Zoo
• Anderton Boat Lift
• Stratford upon Avon, Shakespeare’s village
• Navigable aqueducts in Llangollen
• Churnett Valley steam railway
• Coventry Cathedral
• Etruria – staircase locks
• Barlaston – Wedgewood Factory
• Alton Towers
• Drayton Manor Park and zoo
• Alrewas Arboretum