South Staffordshire Narrowboat Co Ltd




National Community Boats Association

Operating the Ernest Thomas II Narrowboat

Providing day trips for the elderly, disabled & youth groups

Bookings: 01902 896 733


South Staffordshire Narrowboat Company
The Queens Award for Voluntary Service


Where we go






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©  South Staffordshire Narrowboat Co Ltd 2019 Registered Charity No 1000868


Supported by voluntary contributions


Member of the National Community Boats Association

Kendall and Wall customer using the lift to get off the boat
Ernest Thomas II along the Stafs and Worcs Canal
Ernest Thomas II narrow boat moored
Ernest Thomas II main cabin
Engelberg NResidential Home trip


Ernest Thomas II passes alongside Vulcan,
which was the original Ernest Thomas in the 1960s


Autherley Junction, where the Shropshire Union Canal meets the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal


Leaving Dimmingsdale Lock


The Fox & Anchor, a popular destination


Awbridge Lock and cottage


The celebrated Bratch Locks




Ernest Thomas II in the narrows at Pendeford


Wightwick Lock


Early morning at Castlecroft

Compton Lock in 2009


Compton Lock in 1905

Early morning at Castlecroft