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Norbury Wharf Limited

The Wharf, Norbury Junction, Norbury ST20 0PN, England
+44 1785 284292
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Boaters and walkers delight

If you are boating, cycling, walking or going for a drive, Norbury Wharf is a must see. Great pub... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Wicketer
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Staffordshire
One week boat hire

On the last day of our week away on Princess. She's a beautiful boat of character and has done us... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Smudget
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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The Wharf, Norbury Junction, Norbury ST20 0PN, England
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

If you are boating, cycling, walking or going for a drive, Norbury Wharf is a must see. Great pub with fab service and food, they always try to fit you in even if they are very busy. There’s a cafe, a shop, lots of wildlife,boats...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

On the last day of our week away on Princess. She's a beautiful boat of character and has done us proud. We went from Norbury to Kinver along the stunning staffs and Worcester, down Bratch and the scary Botterham staircase and met some lovely people...More

Thank Smudget
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D53976, Manager at Norbury Wharf Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Smudget, Thank you for leaving us a review here on TripAdvisor. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your week aboard Princess - she is one of our very popular hire boats here at Norbury. You chose a beautiful and interesting route. We...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

When we arrived at Norbury Wharf, we were greeted by the friendliest team I have had the pleasure of meeting. The instructions and safety information was delivered expertly with a lovely sense of humour thrown in for good measure and the lady who booked us...More

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D53976, Manager at Norbury Wharf Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear purdance12017. Thank you for leaving us a review. We endeavour to give all of our customers a good experience of our Company and our wonderful Canal system. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time aboard Pandora and we look forward to...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Went on boat trip off groupon It was bit dated but great fun for the kids ,the girl/lady doing the cream tea was great fun and enjoyed it because she made it funny Would say the staff are helpful and nice place to go Well...More

Thank Alex L
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D53976, Manager at Norbury Wharf Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Alex L. Thank you for leaving a review of your experience aboard The Shropshire Star, our purpose built 42-seater trip boat. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future - why not try a self steer day boat on your next...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

A helpful, friendly boatyard that gave us a good value week on the canals. We enjoyed our older but cosy narrowboat with its lovely wood burning stove.

Thank Jane Y
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D53976, Manager at Norbury Wharf Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Jane Y. Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience from our Midlands based boat yard. Remember that you can benefit from 5% discount as a returning customer on your next visit. Best regards, David Ray

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We spent a long weekend (Friday to Monday) aboard the 4 berth Flora having won the prize in a raffle. From the minute I contacted Norbury about it to when we returned they could not have been more helpful and accommodating. They allowed us onboard...More

Thank Emma H
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D53976, Manager at Norbury Wharf Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Emma H. Firstly congratulations for winning one of our Facebook prizes and secondly thank you for taking the time to leave us a review here on TripAdvisor. It is always encouraging that our hard work and efforts are appreciated. We look forward to welcoming...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We visit Norbury Junction quite a lot, it is a nice place to visit & to watch the boat traffic on the canal and have a drink at the Norbury Junction pub. It's a great place for people watching. The canal junction proper no longer...More

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D53976, Manager at Norbury Wharf Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Sidawat. Thank you for your review and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Best regards, David Ray.

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Do not under any circumstances took a boat holiday with this company. We received terrible service mainly due to problems that wouldn't have occurred had the boat been properly checked before we set off. Booked almost a year in advance with the intention of doing...More

3  Thank Hazel S
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D53976, Manager at Norbury Wharf Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Hazel S. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review here on TripAdvisor. We appreciate and take on board all feedback to continually improve our customer satisfaction. All of our boats are thoroughly checked, engineered and internals cleaned prior to the...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We hired a barge for the day at the last minute. Everyone we spoke to were lovely from start to finsh. And DENISE' S bacon baps were lovely, perfect start to the day. We were shown how to operate the the boat by a very...More

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D53976, Manager at Norbury Wharf Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Tracynigelm. Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your day aboard one of our day boats and that Denise's baps hit the spot! We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Regards, David Ray

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Five of us arrived on a weekday afternoon, there were a couple of other tables occupied. There was one lady behind the counter who appeared to be running the place on her own and became a bit flustered as we placed our orders. Nothing too...More

3  Thank GalDove
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D53976, Manager at Norbury Wharf Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear GalDove. Thank you for your review. I believe you may have visited us on a day that our normal tearoom staff were not present due to unforeseen circumstance and a temporary member of staff was manning the tearoom. All of our products come from...More

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suey
4 June 2017|
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Response from wurzelsmobiles | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so but not hundred percent, didn't see any buses or bus stops the roads around the wharf are very very narrow lanes mostly only possible for one car at a time. The people at Norbury Wharf are lovely I feel sure... More
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Debbie L
22 March 2016|
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Hello Debbie L, It depends if you want to hire a boat for a day or for a week or take a cruise on our 42-seater passenger trip boat. Both the day boats and the trip boat operate in this area along the Shropshire Union Canal... More
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