Stafford Boat Club

Members canal boat club offering visitor moorings while boaters visit Stafford which can be easily reached by using the bus service into town from near our site. Bus times are 10:30am and 2:30pm.

We also have facilities available for small daytime conferences, meetings, christening parties and funeral wakes. There is also an evening function room to hire for private parties from 40 to 120 people.

Please note: We do not provide catering but are happy for parties to hire outside caterers.

Christine Mountfort
Stafford Boat Club
Maplewood
Wildwood
Stafford
Staffordshire
ST17 4SG

Tel: 01785 660725
E-Mail: staffordboatclub@hotmail.co.uk
Web: www.staffordboatclub.co.uk/

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