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The Wharf Narrowboat Gold Residential

Easter Holidays | Mon 15th - Fri 19th April 2019 | £280 | The Staffs & Worcester Canal near Cannock and Wolverhampton

The Wharf Narrowboat Gold Residential

Whitsun Holidays | Tue 28th May - Sat 1st June 2019 | £280 | The Staffs & Worcester Canal near Cannock and Wolverhampton

Aldridge Airport Outdoor Pursuits are offering the opportunity for you to complete the residential section of your DofE Gold Award during the holidays.

The residential experience will involve learning how to steer a narrowboat along the Staffs and Worcester Canal near Cannock

One of our popular journeys start just outside Wolverhampton and travel along the picturesque Staffordshire and Worcester canal turning at Great Haywood before returning to our boat mooring at Hatherton Marina.

You will be following a Governing body syllabus to achieve the National Community Boats Association Boat Handling Certificate.
(Certificate fees apply)
Sessions will include safety, steering, maintenance, cooking, route planning, lock work, emergency scenario, water rescues and more 
Accommodation will be on the Wharf narrowboat and all meals are included.


Places are limited to 6 per trip, please contact us to receive a booking form and further information.
Once your booking and payment has been received, a briefing pack will be sent to you.

For further information and booking email outdoorpursuits@walsall.gov.uk

Walsall Outdoor Pursuits

Aldridge Airport Outdoor Centre, Off Bosty Lane, Walsall. WS9 0QQ

01922 744637 | outdoorpursuits@walsall.gov.uk

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