Merry Hill – Canal and Retail Therapy - 62 locks


Day 1:

Boat collection at 2pm, leave base by 4pm and head south for 3 hours passing through 3 locks towards Stourton Junction, head left and then a further 4 locks. Moor up in the countryside and eat onboard.

Day 2:

9am start, cruise for 6 hours passing through 24 locks arriving in Merry Hill (near the shopping centre) at approximately 3pm. There are a selection of pubs, restaurants and eateries.

Overnight at Merry Hill.

Day 3:

9am start, cruise for 8 hours passing through 30 locks arriving at the Navigation Inn, Greensforge at approximately 5pm.

Day 4:

8.30 start for Boat return by 9am at Hinksford Wharf.

Please note that these are only example routes. You are responsible for your own itinerary. Please make sure that you take into allowance things like late arrivals, level of traffic on the canal, lock waits and mooring availability.

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