The Peak District Base
Black Prince - Narrowboat
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Situated on the re-developed National Garden Festival Site, this is one of the most popular Black Prince starting points. Close by there is an exciting Water World, dry ski-slope, multi-screen cinema, ten pin bowling and shopping centre and that is before you get on the water! The variety of canal cruising routes is wide with the Cheshire Ring and Four Counties being favourites. You travel through some of the waterways most beautiful scenery, along with the pure contrast of the Potteries, Royal Doulton, Cheddleton Mill and Wedgwood industries. For the more energetic there's Alton Towers near the end of the Caldon Canal

Festival Park Marina, Etruria, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 5PA

Suggested Routes from Peak District Base:
Cheshire Ring, Stoke to Manchester Four Counties Ring through Staffordshire,
Worcestershire, Shropshire and Cheshire
Peak District Base Caldon & Leek
Whaley Bridge and return The Peak District Short Route