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Looking for canal boat holidays from Worcester Marina? By starting from this marina, you’ll be able to meander through the waterway to discover the City of Worcester – which has the River Severn running through it. It also overlooks the 12th Century Worcester Cathedral. As well as Worcester Marina, Worcester is home to Royal Worcester Porcelain. Learn more about canal boat hire in Shropshire from Worcester Marina now.
Phone: 01905 734160
Phone to book: 0330 3330 590 (Free UK calls)
Address: Lowesmoor Wharf, Lowesmoor, Worcester, WR1 2RS
Maps / Guides
Lockmaster: L15, L16
Pearsons: P1, P2
Worcester Canal Boat Hire
The City of Worcester is located on the Birmingham & Worcester canal route, overlooked by the 12th century Worcester Cathedral.
It is home to the Lea & Perrins factory where the traditional Worcestershire Sauce is made, as well as being the birthplace of composer Sir Edward Elgar.
Worcester is a great place for both experienced and novice boaters. Choose your canal boat and explore amazing ring routes such as the 7-night Stourport Ring featuring the magnificent Tardebigge Flight; the 14-night Avon Ring - which travels along the gorgeous River Avon; or the mini Droitwich Ring, which is perfectly achievable in a 3 or 4-night break.
Any boating holidays from Worcester Marina provide a great range of variety!
For the more experienced boaters, why not travel down to the Gloucester Sharpness canal from Worcester marina?
This was once the broadest and deepest canal in the world. Even today it stands apart from the rest with its sheer scale and impressive engineering.
If approaching from the South via the M5 motorway exit at junction 7 take the A44 to the City Centre. At the traffic lights in Sidbury turn right into City Walls Road. At the first roundabout take the second exit. Take the 1st exit at the next roundabout.
Drive along this road until you reach a set of traffic lights where you need to turn left into Lowesmoor. Immediately on your right is the entrance to Lowesmoor Wharf signposted Worcester Marina. Drive in and follow the road round to the left and you will see Worcester Marina at the end of the road.
From Birmingham International Airport – You can take a train to Birmingham New Street and then a train to Worcester Shrub Hill (Nearest to Base) or Worcester Foregate and get a taxi to the hire base. Or you can take a taxi direct from the Airport (About 1 hours journey)
From Bristol – there is an express coach link between Bristol International Airport and Bristol railway station (Temple Meads) and bus station. Take a train from Bristol to Worcester Shrub Hill train station.
If you are approaching from Worcester Shrub Hill Railway Station which is the main line station, turn right out of the station and go down Shrub Hill Road. Then go left and walk to the mini-roundabout and follow it round to the left. Cross Pheasant Street via the pedestrian crossing and turn right. Crossing Lowesmoor will bring the entrance to Lowesmoor Wharf directly in front of you. Enter and follow the road around to the left and you will see the marina at the end of the road.
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This route travels from historic Worcester to cosmopolitan Birmingham, with the contrast of country miles that amble between the two cities.MORE INFORMATION
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A route which takes in the whole of the Worcester & Birmingham Canal and parts of the River Severn, the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal and the Birmingham Canal Navigations.MORE INFORMATION
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