Chandlery, Dry Dock, Boat Hire, boat sales & Repairs

We offer a comprehensive range of services for boaters, holiday makers and those looking to find out more about getting afloat on the canal. 

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Our Services At Middlewich Wharf


Boat Brokerage

Make your boat stand our from the crowd with professional photography, video tour, detalied brochure and expert sales staff. Get the best price for your boat with you sell with Middlewich Boat Sales.

Boat Mechanic

At Middlewich Wharf there is a dedicated Boat Mechanic, with many years experience working on diesel engines across various sectors. You are in safe hands with us.

Chandlery Shop

A windlass to oil filter, new fenders or a new cooker, we have everything covered you could need. With frequently bought items always in stock, and special orders able to be sourced same day or next day.

Boating Holidays

Our barge holiday hire partner is Floating Holidays. Having many happy customers over the past 3 seasons since their inception a great voyage along the canal awaits. Where will you go?

Dry Dock

Under cover, secure dry dock with adjacent parking. Blacking, hull surveys, stern gear repairs or welding. A full service dry dock where you can carry out a number of different jobs on your boat.

Joinery Service

Time served carpenter carries out joinery our work shop. Whether you need a sail-away lining, bespoke cabinets or maybe a new fitted bed or dinette sofa bed let us know how we can help.

Pump Out, Diesel, Coal & Gas

Calor gas, red diesel, toilet pump out, coals, wood logs, kindling.  A full service boat wharf & the only pump-out for 2 days cruising along the Trent and Mersey.


Secure Moorings

Short term moorings and long term moorings available from the wharf, either towpath or offside secure moorings are available.

Hire Boats

The hire boats from Middlewich Wharf are operated by Floating Holidays. You can see full details of their boats on their site and also check prices and availabilty on the calendar below.  Floating Holidays offer a wide range of boats ranging from 2 to 10 berth and are ideal for extended breaks of one, two weeks or more as well as short breaks over a weekend or mid-week. If you have never tried boating before then it’s a great way to get away from it all, or even try narrowboating before committing to buy a boat of your own.


Boats For Sale

Please browse our available boats for sale. Unless stated in the advert the boats are located at Middlewich Wharf and available for viewing by appointment, we will always try and accommodate a time to suit you, and we are open 6 days a week. Just get in touch to let us know when you would like to come and inspect the boat. Thinging of selling your boat and looking for a broker, get in touch with us or check our our sales packages.

Chandlery Shop

We have a host of products available at the Chandlery Shop for use on your boat.

Should what you are looking for not be in stock, then in most cases we may have or will be able to source these for you rapidly, quite often within a hour or two and almost always next day for pickup from Middlewich Wharf or posting on to you by courier.

Any questions please do get in touch with us.

Where We Are

We are easy to find by car and are just off of the M6 at Junction 18. If travelling into Manchester Airport you can conveniently reach us by either hire car or taxi.

By boat we are between Bridge 169 and Lock 73 on the Trent and Mersey Canal just near the Wardle Junction with the Middlewich Arm of the Shropshire Union Canal.

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