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Lovely long weekend on Sir Cador. We arrived around 3pm on the Friday and could load our stuff straight onto the boat. We then settled in and had an intro by the lovely Cliff, who also supervised us for 5-10 minutes along the canal as...More
Sir Ironside was very comfortable, we loved the stove and used it on several nights, even though the weather was so good. Great deisel engine, powerful enough to get us out of trouble, but also very quiet at cruising speed.
Only a couple of suggestions....More
All in all a great week for a family of 4 (with 2 teenage sons).
We didn't get away quite as early as we'd hoped mainly due to a jam on the M5, and by the time we arrived there were a couple of groups...More
Very pleasant short break on Sir Fergus. The boat was clean and tidy and the accommodation was just right for our family of four. Minor problem with the fridge otherwise the boat was fine. The staff were friendly and helpful both on arrival and when...More
This was the first time we have gone canal boating as a family. It was excellent. The Boat, Sir Bruin, was well presented and delivered early on the Saturday. We had a thorough hand over and we set off with a few words of wisdom...More
We went on the Sir Melleaus for a week, 3 weeks ago and did a vv in the direction of Chester. Made it to the castle on the hill. Very nice trip. Others may like to take the ring or go left to Wales and back. We have no... More
We went on the Sir Melleaus for a week, 3 weeks ago and did a vv in the direction of Chester. Made it to the castle on the hill. Very nice trip. Others may like to take the ring or go left to Wales and back. We have no experience with other routes. Audlem is a good stop for provisions and books, pubs enough plenty on the canal. You can find all in this publication we got from Waterstones:
Title: Four Counties & the Welsh Canals No. 4 - Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides (Spiral bound)
Author: Collins Maps
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"Sir Melleaus has traditional stern, less ideal for a captain that likes a lot of company on the move. The..."