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Gailey Wharf from Staffordshire

Gailey is an ideal base for cruising routes including the Black Country Ring and The Four Counties Ring.

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Things to do

Stourport Basins - discover the historic heart of Stourport-on-Severn and its unique origins as a canal town. The Stourport Canal Basins are made up of five historic basins and are home to nearly 100 beautifully painted and colourful narrow boats.

Tardebigge - the thirty locks in the Tardebigge Flight make it the largest flight of locks in Britain and raise the Worcester and Birmingham Canal up 220 feet through some delightful countryside. Complete this feat of engineering and get a real feeling of satisfaction as you look back on this magnificent flight of locks.

Gas Street Basin - the hub of Birmingham's canal system and well worth a visit for its range of waterside pubs and to see the pretty canal boats moored there.

Cadbury World - at the world famous chocolate factory take a tour and see the your favourite chocolate being made. Visit the museum and learn the history of chocolate from the Aztec's to present day.

Marina Address :

Gailey, Near Stafford. ST19 5PR


Directions via Road: If you are approaching by the M6 motorway or from the east, exit the M6 at junction 12.Take the A5 westbound, heading towards Telford. After 1/2 mile you will pass a lay-by on the left followed by a speed camera.

The boatyard entrance is on the left immediately after the speed camera road markings. If you miss it, continue 1/2 mile to the roundabout and back track. If you are approaching from the West take the A5 heading eastbound towards the M6 from the Gailey roundabout (the A449/A5 junction).

After 1/2 mile you'll pass a petrol station on your left, look right for a round tower house. The boatyard entrance is on the right immediately after the canal bridge.

Directions via Rail The nearest main line rail stations are Wolverhampton (from the South) or Stafford (from the North). Both have taxi ranks and the boatyard is about 8 miles distance. The village of Penkridge has a local branch line rail station with infrequent connections from either Wolverhampton or Stafford, but there is no taxi rank. There is a taxi service in the village centre. The boatyard is 3 miles distance. For information about train timetables and ticket costs for all mainline rail transport please go to www.thetrainline.com.

Directions via Air: From Birmingham International and East Midlands take a National Express coach or train to either Stafford or Wolverhampton then taxi the last 7 miles to the Marina. Taxis should be waiting outside stations / coach depot. Please see www.nationalexpress.com for details on national coach travel.


Boats operating from Gailey Wharf

Derwent

Boat Name : Niord
Boat Class : Derwent
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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Derwent

Boat Name : Hermod
Boat Class : Derwent
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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Grebe

Boat Name : Horned Grebe
Boat Class : Grebe
Sleeps a maximum of 4 People

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Dove2

Boat Name : Collared Dove
Boat Class : Dove2
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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Wye

Boat Name : Baya
Boat Class : Wye
Sleeps a maximum of 8 People

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Dove2

Boat Name : Stock Dove
Boat Class : Dove2
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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Goose

Boat Name : Upland Goose
Boat Class : Goose
Sleeps a maximum of 8 People

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Dove2

Boat Name : Emerald Dove
Boat Class : Dove2
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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Nene

Boat Name : Bragi
Boat Class : Nene
Sleeps a maximum of 4 People

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Medway

Boat Name : Rodulf
Boat Class : Medway
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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Gull

Boat Name : Common Gull
Boat Class : Gull
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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Kestrel

Boat Name : Lesser Kestrel
Boat Class : Kestrel
Sleeps a maximum of 4 People

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Kestrel

Boat Name : Common Kestrel
Boat Class : Kestrel
Sleeps a maximum of 4 People

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Kestrel

Boat Name : American Kestrel
Boat Class : Kestrel
Sleeps a maximum of 4 People

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Nene

Boat Name : Oscar
Boat Class : Nene
Sleeps a maximum of 4 People

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Gull

Boat Name : Pacific Gull
Boat Class : Gull
Sleeps a maximum of 6 People

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Wren

Boat Name : House Wren
Boat Class : Wren
Sleeps a maximum of 4 People

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Warbler

Boat Name : Wood Warbler
Boat Class : Warbler
Sleeps a maximum of 8 People

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