The Grass Wren canal boat operating out of Kings Orchard
Sleeps a minimum of 2 people
Sleeps a maximum of 4 people
Boat location : Kings Orchard in Staffordshire View
Boat length : 47 feet
Boat Class : Wren
Boat type : Semi Traditional Read more
Beam : Narrow Read more
Galley / Saloon Position: Bow
Number of Cabins: 1
Number of Showers: 1
Number of Toilets: 1
Number of Baths: 0
Design : The Alvechurch Wren is a 47ft long, 4 berth semi-traditional stern narrowboat. It has a quiet water-cooled diesel engine with simple to use controls.
Features : There is full radiator central heating on the boat. A 200 gallon water tank supplies the hot and cold running water. There is a double-filtered drinking water system. There is carpeting in the saloon and bedrooms.
Saloon : Radio/CD player; colour TV/DVD player.
Kitchen : The kitchen is fully equipped and has a 4 burner gas cooker with grill and oven; refrigerator; sink and drainer; saucepans; cooking utensils; crockery and cutlery appropriate for the number of berths. There is plenty of storage space and work surfaces. Also supplied are a microwave; toaster and Cafetiere
Berths : As this is a 4 berth boat, there is a choice of extendable fixed double or two singles in the rear cabin, all of which have interior sprung mattresses. An optional dinette/double is available in the saloon. TV in each cabin.
Bedding : Wider beds. Freshly laundered bedding is supplied for each crew member, as per your requirements. Additional bedding is available upon request. Towels are also supplied - one medium sized towel per crew member, and one hand towel per bathroom.
Bathroom : The bathroom comes complete with a wash hand basin, electronically operated flush toilet, and shower. A 240v shaver socket is also available. There is also a large mirror in the bathroom, and a bi-fold shower door.
Electric : 12v mobile phone charging point (please remember to bring your own car charging lead). LED lighting throughout. The 2kw inverter supplies 240v electricity to certain appliances and to a socket on the boat. (Please note: if you decide to use any of your own electrical appliances, you do so at your own risk).
Welcome Pack : A welcome pack is provided, consisting of washing-up liquid (x1); dishcloth (x1); tea towel (x1); floor cloth (x1); toilet roll and bin liner.
Additional Information: Tuition, and buoyancy aids, are supplied free of charge. Front deck table. A safe is supplied on the boat (except on boats based at Gailey), as are helmsman's waterproofs and an umbrella.
Front deck table.
4 speaker radio/CD
Extractor in bathroom.
|Route Name||Route Type||Days||Cruising Hours||Locks|
|Great Hayward and Shugborough Hall from Kings Orchard Marina||Few Locks||4.00||15.00||10|
|Burton on Trent home of the National Brewery Centre from Kings Orchard Marina||Short Break||5.00||16.00||22|
|Black Country Ring from Kings Orchard Marina||City||8.00||42.50||79|
|Market Drayton and return from Kings Orchard Marina||Rural||10.00 to 14.00||59.50||48|
Holiday From : Monday 30th August 2021 @ 2:30 pm
Holiday To : Friday 3rd September 2021 @ 9:30 am
Nights Aboard : 4
Boat Name : Grass Wren (Grass Wren)
Boat Class : Wren
Start Marina : Kings Orchard Marina
County : Staffordshire
Prices quoted include : Basic hire charge, damage waiver, fuel deposit and boat/lock training. If discounts are available, they are applied to the basic hire charge only.
Optional extras may apply. Please see the booking form for more information.
The boat images shown depict the style of boat and may not be the actual boat offered. The colour and boat layouts may vary. If you need specific advice on boat layouts, please contact us.
The specification of boats, their accommodation, facilities and equipment in the brochure, the information provided is intended as a general guide but the Company [and/or] the Boat Owner shall not be liable in the event of any differences in the boat supplied and reserves the right to make modifications. Layout plans are for guidance only and are not to scale and may have steps which are not shown. If the hirer’s party includes any infirm persons the Hirer should make relevant enquiries at the time of booking. The Company and/or the Boat Owner reserve the right to change boat specifications without prior notice