Blackwater Meadow Marina

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Blackwater Meadow Marina, The Marina, Birch Road, Ellesmere, Shropshire, United Kingdom

Meander by boat through the winding canals of Europe’s most beautiful waterways and rivers for a peaceful tour of the English countryside. Discover the antiquated charm and historic relics of delightful English towns and villages. From the marina, embark on a two-day journey to Llangollen, an enchanting land of myth and legend. Continue on your route and drift alongside the stunning 70-foot architectural beauty of Chirk Aqueduct and pass through the Chirk and Whitehurst Tunnels. Moor near Chirk Tunnel to explore Chirk Castle, a magnificent, medieval 700-year-old castle.

Surrounded by rural beauty and lush green rolling hills, Blackwater Meadow Marina offers the ideal escape from the bustle of city life. Slip into the comfort of your well-appointed floating accommodation featuring cozy appointments with a dining area and a kitchen, perfect for entertaining while adrift on the waterways. Bold exteriors and charming interiors make this home-away-from-home a pleasant and unique retreat. The four-berth Abbey Class boat is 49 feet with one restroom.

The 4 berth Abbey Class boat is 49 feet with one toilet.

4 berth Abbey Class layout

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Guest Accommodation Information

Discover adventure and comfort on a 2/4 berth narrow boat on the Llangollen Canal from Blackwater Meadow Marina. Each craft boasts central heating, bathroom with shower, fully-equipped kitchen, TV/DVD and radio/CD. Sleeping arrangements include a double berth or twin/single berths and a dinette double berth. Enjoy your vacation the leisurely way when you travel by boat. With the ability to customize your vacation as you go, a starting base at Blackwater Meadow Marina offers ample opportunity to relax and explore—it’s your choice. The 2/4 berth Abbey Class boat is 49 feet with one bathroom and toilet. The 4 berth Castle Class boat is 66 feet with two bathrooms and toilets.

General Room Amenities
Alarm Clock
Double Bed
Sofa Bed
Bathroom Amenities
Shower Room
Accommodation Details
Maximum Occupancy: 4
Private Occupancy: 2
Accommodation Entertainment
Music player
Photo Gallery

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Maps, Directions & GPS

Maps, Directions & GPS

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Blackwater Meadow Marina
The Marina
Birch Road
Ellesmere, Shropshire
United Kingdom

+44 (0)169 1624391

Services & Amenities

Services & Amenities

On-site Services
Gift Shop
Parking On-Site
Nearby Services - 5 Miles/8 Kilometers
On-site Activities
News & Events

News & Events

Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

Arrival Information

Check In/Out
Check In Day: Sunday. Only weekly stays are offered at this resort.
Check in time: 14:30
Check out time: 10:00
Pet rules, charges and/or documentation: Pets are charged at £30 each (normally a maximum of two pets).
Utilities: We recommend you purchase a £50 non-refundable accidental damage waiver (ADW) before you begin your journey. Please ask for details when you check-in at the marina. A fuel deposit of £90 per week is payable against the cost of diesel used. This will be offset against the actual cost of diesel used, and an appropriate refund/extra charge made. For utilities, please note that the boat starts with empty holding tank(s) which with careful use will last for a week. The cost of any additional toilet tank emptying during the week are the user’s responsibility. The water tank is full but needs topping up daily if possible. Gas is provided from bottles for which you will find safety and user instructions contained in the boats own manual. If you are on board for more than a week, the marine will explain the procedure for pumpouts and refuelling. All these expenses are subject to change without prior notice.

Resort Details

Reservations Department:
Rental Phone: +44(0) 800 358 6991
Pet Friendly
Pets allowed
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Accessibility Corporate Statement

Diamond Resorts is committed to providing stress-free holidays to our members, owners and guests. We take into consideration the needs of those who have a visual or hearing impairment, or a mobility access requirement.

We have an ongoing program of commitment which consists of:

  • Ensuring we comply with the current accessibility legislation.
  • Making appropriate enhancements (where possible) to resorts and resort plans.
  • Offering a wide range of accessibility aids.
  • Improving internal awareness and training.
  • Offering an appointed Accessibility Ambassador in each Resort, to take care and assist our members, owners and guests with accessibility needs.
  • Providing accurate information on our website, including information on access, available facilities and accessibility aids.
  • Communicating with our members via regular disability forums and surveys to identify areas for improvement.
  • Producing compliant literature and communicating within the same guidelines.

*Note: Please bear in mind that accessibility aids may vary from resort to resort.

We have ADA amenities available. For any guests needing assistance, or if you have any questions/comments regarding the above, please contact us at:

Call: 1.888.250.6150


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