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Canalboat Club at Blackwater Meadow

Property ID: 6985
Address: Birch Road Ellesmere Shropshire SHROPSHIRE SY12 9DD England 
Phone: 1691 624391

There is 20 miles of lock free cruising through beautiful scenery, and the Pontcysyllt Aqueduct, which is considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Waterways. For further information please visit

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  • Check-In: 14:00
  • Check-Out: 09:30
  • Check-In Days: Monday, Friday, Sunday, Saturday (for 7-night stays)
  • Express Check-In / Check-Out: No
Mandatory fee:
  • Mandatory Utility surcharge is 52.50 to 65.00 GBP. Cash or Credit is accepted. £65 for a 6 berth boat and £52.50 for a 4 berth boat per holiday, not per week.
Resort fee:
  • Boat fee is 90.00 GBP. Cash or Credit is accepted.  (Boat fuel fee is £90 per week, based on usage.)
  • Pets fee is 30.00 GBP. Cash or Credit is accepted.  (The pet fee is £30 per pet, a maximum of 2 pets allowed on boats.)
Policy restrictions:
  • Limited parking onsite
Other Information:
  • Minimum age check-in is 21.
  • Pet Information: Animals are permitted; You must contact resort prior to travel for restrictions and or fees.
  • Cruising is not always available – not only through planned maintenance stoppages but also through closures due to poor weather conditions.
  • Security deposit required upon check-in at the resort.
  • Confirmation paperwork is required upon check-in at the resort.
  • Damage waiver £55, if not taken then there is a £500 charge to a card which is refunded once the boat has been returned with all the inventory in place and undamaged. Check in outside of normal check in hours/days of 2-5pm in summer and 2-4pm in winter, can only be made by arrangement direct with the marina. This may not be possible and is subject to a charge of up to £50 if it is possible.
  • Party must consist of 2 active adults, both over the age of 21, no exceptions. Cruising is subject to compulsory training only available on check-in days. Knowledge of English is required. You must watch the Canal & River Trust DVD, either online on or the resort can post the DVD to you upon request. All guests must check in at 2pm.
  • In preparation for your upcoming trip check for any vaccine and/or testing requirements, travel restrictions, policies, or mandates related to Covid-19 to and from your destination. Resources available online include, but are not limited to, government, airline, and your host resort’s website.
  • Prior to travel, please check the resort website together with relevant local government websites for advice that may impact your travel or vacation experience. For the latest RCI policies applicable to RCI members please visit
  • Fees or deposits are charged for some amenities.
  • Credit card imprint required upon check-in at the resort.
  • Fees charged for some utilities.
  • Occupancy limits are strictly enforced: Violations could result in forfeiture of the unit and/or other penalties.
  • Resort cannot honor unit upgrades or moves.