Boat Hire

Chester or Ellesmere Port and return from Blackwater Meadow Marina - 7-10 Nights

Cruising Time Per Day 6/7.5hrs • Total Locks 66/74


From Blackwater you will travel up the Llangollen Canal, past our Whitchurch and Wrenbury Marinas to join the Shropshire Union Canal.

Travelling to Chester can be completed in a week - see page 11 for more details.

If you want to take more time out in Chester and then travel on to Ellesmere Port then take a longer break from Blackwater.

Chester has plenty to do such as walking the City Walls, visiting the cathedral, shopping or dining out.

The following are examples of the boats that you can hire from ABC Boat Hire at Blackwater Meadow Marina:


Alvechurch Weaver - For a maximum of 4 people, 2+2 Berth, Length 49ft, Semi-traditional Stern

Alvechurch Eagle (6 berth) - For a maximum of 6 people, 4+3 Berth, Length 66ft, Cruiser Stern

Alvechurch Eagle (7 berth) - For a maximum of 7 people, 4+3 Berth, Length 66ft, Cruiser Stern

Viking Wye Class - For a maximum of 8 people, 6+2 Berth, Length 68ft, Cruiser Stern

Alvechurch Owl - For a maximum of 10 people, 6+4 Berth, Length 70ft, Crusier Stern



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