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THE NARROWBOAT “ ENTERPRISE”

A wheelchair friendly boat providing day trips for all types of community groups.

The nearest thing to a walk in the country

A very special day out

 

                                        

THE BOAT

  • For groups of up to 12 passengers which must include a minimum of 2 staff/leaders
  • Ramp and lift for wheelchair access (maximum 2 wheelchair users)
  • Large open front deck
  • Deep ‘picture’ windows giving excellent views of the canal and countryside
  • Central heating
  • Toilet
  • Free hot and cold drinks provided
  • A qualified skipper and crew member on every trip
  • Secure parking at boatyard

 

WHEN AND WHERE

  • Boat trips usually take place April to October.
  • Bookings are taken from January on-wards
  • Trips usually start at 10.30am and take place on the Stafford shire and Worcestershire canal which winds its way through countryside, passing farmland and woodland. The slow pace, natural surroundings and peace and quiet are very relaxing.
  • Trips start from Hatherton Marina,Queen's Road, Calf Heath WV10 7DT
  Click here for location and directions.

CHOICE OF ROUTES AND MEAL OPTIONS

 

                  1.  To Coven and back with pub meal at the Anchor at Coven                        

       5 hours     £100

      2. To Coven and back with fish & chips delivered to the boat at Coven    

           5 hours     £100   

      3. To Coven and back and bring your own packed lunches                         

        5 hours     £100

           4. To Autherley and back with fish & chips delivered to the boat at Oxley    

                 5 ½ hours  £130
5. To Autherley and back and bring your own packed lunches

      5 ½ hours  £130

We can be flexible with trips starting at a different time or being longer or shorter. We will always try to accommodate what our groups would like.

  

 

                                                                       SAFETY

    • The boat has a CRT license and Boat Safety Certificate. 
  • The Trust has public liability insurance. Personal accident insurance is not provided and groups should arrange their own cover.

  • All boat staff have an enhanced DBS (police) check every 3 years.

  • Skippers and crew are well trained to NCBA standards.

  • The skipper is responsible for the safe management of the boat.

  • Group organisers are responsible for the safety of members of their group and for administering any first aid.

  • Risk assessments are available on the website.

    • The Trust cannot accept any responsibility for passengers when they are off the boat.

                     For more details please look on the website for Terms and Conditions.

        

ENQUIRIES AND BOOKINGS to:-

Please phone our Bookings Secretary on 07895 053090
This is a dedicated phone line for Enterprise bookings only

or emailenterprise@truman-enterprise.org.uk

Terms and conditions of hire click Here

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TRUMAN ENTERPRISE NARROWBOAT TRUST IS A REGISTERED CHARITY NO. 1037914
member of the
National Community Boats Association