Barge rental in the United KingdomFrom Stone
Stone is ideally located in the English countryside, at the centre of the wealth of attractions on offer in this region of England. Put together the itinerary for your next waterway cruise and satisfy everyone's preferences. You can enjoy a romantic cruise if you’ve decided to travel as a couple, or opt for a more sporty trip if you go with family or friends.
When waterway tourism gives you the opportunity to discover another facet of England
We’ll receive you in the town of Stone and teach you the basic manoeuvres to steer your houseboat. It’s worth lingering or a while in the town’s shopping streets before picking up your houseboat. Stone is the ideal starting point for a waterway cruise in England, since you can set off for a few days or weeks, so get ready ! Here, as with everywhere else, the locks are an integral part of the day-to-day pleasures you’ll experience aboard. If you choose to navigate the Cauldon, you’ll also enjoy the joys of the lift bridges and tunnels, making your waterway cruise even more attractive. Don’t miss the oldest boat lift in the world by visiting Anderton.
From natural riches to the historic treasures of England
Travel through the 4 Counties of Shropshire, Staffordshire, Cheshire and West Midlands to admire a series of beautiful English natural landscapes. Get away from it all as you embrace the characteristic romanticism of Stratford Upon Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, or wonder at the imposing cathedral of Coventry. You’ll have no shortage of ideas for attractions to enjoy during your waterway cruise. If you’re travelling with your family, you should also plan a stop in Chester, where you’ll be able to take your whole crew to spend a few hours or a full day at the city’s famous zoo.
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Set off from Stone and navigate as your desires see fit, or follow our itinerary ideas:
|Aller-retour||33km - 12 locks||10h||Southwards to Great Haywood and Shugborough Hall|
|Aller-retour||72km - 22 locks||20h||Southwards to Fradley Junction|
|Aller-retour||65km - 24 locks||20h||Southwards to Penkridge|
|Aller-retour||65km - 42 locks||30h||Northwards to Leek|
|Aller-retour||360km - 146 locks||55h||Four counties ring|