The Four Counties Ring

The Four Counties ring is another must do cruise. Passing through the four counties of Cheshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire and the West Midlands. When passing through these counties you will be cruising along the Wardle, Shropshire Union, Staffordshire and Worcestershire and the Trent and Mersey Canal. These canals pass through a range of towns and cities as well as splitting some of the most idillic countryside in the UK.

Swanley Bridge Marina actually sit in the North West corner of The Four Counties Ring, from our marina you have the choice to turn left and head out towards Middlewich and then down to Stoke-on-Trent, or you could turn right and head down to Wolverhampton before turning up towards Staffordshire. Whichever way you decide to turn you can be sure that when you return, you’ll be able to award yourselves the title of “experienced boater”