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Hazelhurst Holidays

Hazelhurst Holidays

"Joshua" is a 35 ft day hire narrow boat which can take up to 10 people for self drive day trips.

Based at Denford on the Caldon Canal in the Staffordshire Peak District, a choice of routes are available for your day trip. There are pubs and eating places along each route, or bring a picnic. A boat is the best way to enjoy the the beautiful scenery of the Churnet Valley, and 'Joshua' has featured on the BBC Countryfile programme. The boat is fully equipped including toilet, kettle, electric hob and crockery and cutlery for 10 people.

Full instruction in handling the boat and operating locks is given, including practical tuition at the first lock.

The well known Hollybush pub is very close, and makes a great place to have a meal during or after your canal trip.

Day hire from £100 a day (£80 in winter).

  • Motored boats for hire (daytime)


Hazelhurst Cottage

Huntley Road
ST13 7JT