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Star Narrowboat Holidays - Unique Narrowboat Hire since 2012

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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Worsley, Salford, Greater Manchester, England
Now taking bookings for 2018.

From 4/11/17/ to 11/3/18 'Gloria' will be available for a continuous, static, houseboat hire only at our base - our other boat 'Queenie' will still operate as normal.

We offer 2 unique, bright, spacious and cosy narrowboats for hire and we have been doing so since 2012.

For the most accurate info on prices please see our website. We offer different rates depending on whether you use the boats on the canal or for static houseboat accommodation also on the number of beds used. Do get in touch we aim to be as flexible as we can. Our prices start at £120 per 24 hours - this decreases with the number of nights booked. Our boat 'Queenie' does not have a calendar here so please check our website calendar for availability. The calendar on this site is for 'Gloria' and is kept up to...
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About the Owner, Hester C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 75 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Aug 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 58 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We will meet you, show you around the boat then we will have a boat handling lesson before you go off on your own. Whilst the boats are on hire we are on call so you will always be able to get in touch if you need to.
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Listing #HL258944
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017
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We travelled for three and a half days in the beautifully appointed Gloria. Four adults slept comfortably and self catered without finding themselves short of anything. We saw wide leafy canals in open countryside , a National Trust property, Lyme village full of pubs and restaurants, Trafford park shopping and then old industrial Manchester and the converted Castlefield centre. Recommended...

Management response:

Sue and Co, thanks for your brill review. Hope you have a lovely summer!! Hester


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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017
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As first time boat users Hester guided us through everything we needed to get us started on our trip. From information we needed to read through before the day, to taking us out before our trip showing us the ropes. She made sure after our lesson that we were happy to go ahead and confident to take the boat out...

Management response:

Thanks for your review Debbie (and Tony). I'm glad you enjoyed the boat. Not long now until yours arrives!!!!! Hope I can come over for a cup of tea. Hester


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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017
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Have recently returned from an excellent 2 night cruise on board Queenie, which I'd bought as a Christmas present for the other half who'd always wanted to give this a go. Forget the stereotypes as this being something for just the 'silver brigade' - we went out for our handling session alongside another boat full of twenty something pirates! The...

  • Alarm Clock
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The best place to see our up to date prices is on our site. Prices vary on number of people and how you might want to use the boat. We can be flexible so please feel free to ask.
Please note: Minimum 3 night hires for Gloria from 1st April to 31st October 2017.
Minimum 2 nights stays at weekends for our boat Queenie.
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About the neighbourhood
You will have good access to the Cheshire Ring, The Anderton Boat Lift the Rochdale canal and the Leeds Liverpool canal.<BR><BR>Manchester and the surrounding area is friendly and full of interesting places to visit and things to do. The Bridgewater canal (where our boat is moored) is lock free but if you want to go through some locks and even experience the Anderton Boat Lift you will have easy access to all of this.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Manchester International Airport: 24.0 km
Railway: Walkden: 9.0 km
14 miles from Manchester International Airport.
9 miles form Manchester city centre.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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