Canal Boating from Stone

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Stone on the Trent and Mersey canal in Staffordshire


Crown Street, Stone, Staffordshire, ST15 8QN

Stone is an ideal base for discovering the Potteries area that Stafforshires is famous for, it is also on the well trod 4 Counties cruising Ring.

Cruising Routes

Sorry, we don't have any routes for this marina currently.

Things to do

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    Wedgwood Centre- learn about the history of Josiah Wedgwood and his immortal legacy. Watch the products being made then have a go at making them yourself at the potter's wheel. Visitors to the shop are offered an abundance of products from finest ceramics to sparkling crystal there is also a factory seconds outlet where exceptional bargains can be found.
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    Chester- There is a wealth of things to do in the Roman City of Chester which can be seen on foot, because of the amazing survival of the old city wall. You can walk right round Chester on this superb footpath. Grosvenor Park miniature Railway is one of Chester's premier attractions for 9-90 year olds!. You can experience this steam railway laid out in the Grosvenor Park amongst the ducks, moorhens & geese. Lying outside the town is Chester Zoo is home to 7000 animals including some of the most endangered species on the planet.
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    Stoke on Trent- For the young and for the young at heart visit Central Forest Park located in the heart of the city. On offer is the Stoke Skate Plaza - Europe's largest street style skate park and a safari-themed adventure play area. If you want some peace and quiet there is plenty of space to enjoy the fresh air and nature. Bring a picnic and sit by the lake which is home to a range of water birds including great crested grebes and coots.
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    Potteries- Stoke-on-Trent is perhaps best known for being the home of the pottery industry. If pottery is your passion then you will not be disappointed with the wide range of wares - Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Portmeirion and Moorcroft to a name a few. The Potteries Shopping Centre is in the heart of the City and contains all of your favourite high street stores and more all under one roof.

Directions

  • Directions By Road
    For sat nav user’s ST15 8QN From the South get off Stafford Junction 14 (M6) take the A34 North or From the North get off Stoke Junction 15 (M6) take the A34 south. Approx 7 miles take the A520 into Stone (right at the roundabout). About half a mile you join the one way system (still on the A520) you have to bear left. From that point 200 yards further up on the left hand side you will see our large sign turning left at the sign and then left again into our yard.
  • Directions By Rail
    Stone railway station is under a mile away from the Marina, from London change at Stafford for the 8 minutes journey by train to Stone. If you get the train from any of these airports and arrive into Stone Station, we offer a collection service. We tend to use the London Midland service ourselves.
  • Nearest Airport
    If you are traveling by Plane, we are an hour by train from Manchester and Birmingham. About 2.5 – 3 hours if travelling from London. If you get the train from any of these airports and arrive into Stone Station, we offer a collection service. We tend to use the London Midland service ourselves.
  • Local Accommodation
    www.booking.com Stone House hotel http://www.bespokehotels.com/stonehousehotel
  • Taxi Information
    Stone valley Cabz Tel 01785 617143 K Cabs taxis Tel 01785 818400 Secure Cabs- 01785 812805 Car Hire https://www.rhinocarhire.com/
  • Groceries
    Groceries: Sainsburys and Morrisons supermarkets both have stores in Stone