Four counties ring

Four Counties Ring

Trevor • Great Haywood • Bunbury • Whixall Marina

Cruising hours: 9 hours per day for one week holidays
Departure point: Great Haywood or Bunbury
Cruising hours: 8 hours per day for two week holidays
Departure point: Trevor
Cruising hours: 7 hours per day for two week holidays
Departure point: Whixall

Number of locks: Bunbury & Great Haywood 96 locks, Trevor 136 locks & Whixall 132 locks

The Inland Waterways’ most popular ring, the Four Counties Ring provides a lively mix of locks and level cruising.

The epic Four Counties Ring canal boat holiday circuit takes you through the counties of Staffordshire, the West Midlands, Cheshire and Shropshire. Highlights include: the 2670-metre long Harecastle Tunnel; the flight of 15 locks at Audlem; views of the rolling Cheshire Plains; and the Roman town of Middlewich.

For further information please consult the Pearson (P) or Nicholson (N) Guides indicated above and found here.

So why choose Anglo Welsh?

Over 55 years providing unique canal boat holidays in England and Wales.
Modern and spacious narrowboat and wide beam barge hire – from 2 to 12 berths.
Wide choice of narrowboat hire locations and canal boat holiday destinations.
Canal boat holiday routes for novices & experienced boaters.
Flexible holiday booking, no hidden costs.
Family friendly and pet friendly holidays.
Great days out on the water.
Luxury canal boat hire and Thames boating holidays.

Anglo Welsh. So much more than narrowboats

...but don't just take our word for it