Local Amenities 

Below I have listed a selection of possible places to stay and eat within easy reach of Norbury Junction should you be looking for accommodation whilst on one of the Dovetail courses. As a guide for travelling, Eccleshall is approximately 12 minutes drive from Norbury Junction as is Newport - just over the county boundary in Shropshire.

At short notice, it may be possible to book a night or two onboard one of Norbury Wharf’s canal boats moored at the wharf. Please check with Norbury Wharf for last minute availability.

If you are staying locally over a summer weekend, you may like to combine a course with one of Norbury Wharf’s evening fish & chips cruises along the delightful Shropshire Union Canal aboard their 70ft narrow boat ‘Shropshire Star’.

Further down the page there are listed a number of local attractions that may be of interest if you were to be staying in Staffordshire for a longer break.

I hope you find this information helpful if planning to come on a Dovetail course.

Accommodation:

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Norbury Wharf Holiday Cottage / B&B

The Wharf, Norbury Junction, ST20 0PN

https://www.norburywharfltd.co.uk/holiday-cottage/

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The Little George - Eccleshall

1, Castle Street, Eccleshall, ST21 6DF

https://www.bentsbh.com

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Eagle House B&B - Eccleshall

Cross Butts, Eccleshall, Staffordshire, ST21 6AX

http://www.eaglehouse-eccleshall.com

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Eccleshall B&B - Eccleshall

3, Stone Road, Eccleshall, Staffordshire, ST21 6DN

https://www.eccleshallbandb.co.uk

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The Dorm B&B - Ellenhall nr Eccleshall

The Old School House, Ellenhall nr Eccleshall, Stafford, ST216JQ

https://oldschooldorm.com

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The Kings Arms - Eccleshall

17, Stafford Street, Eccleshall, Staffordshire, ST21 6BL

https://www.kingsarmseccleshall.com

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The Swan at Forton - Newport

Eccleshall Road, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8BY

http://www.swanforton.co.uk

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Premier Inn - Newport


Places to eat:

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The Kings Arms - Ecclesahll

17, Stafford Street, Eccleshall, Staffordshire, ST21 6BL

https://www.kingsarmseccleshall.com

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The Old Smithy - Eccleshall

Castle Street, Eccleshall, ST21 6DF

http://www.the-old-smithy-eccleshall.co.uk

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Royal Oak - Eccleshall

25, High Street, Eccleshall, Staffordshire ST21 6BW

https://www.theroyaloakeccleshall.co.uk

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The Swan at Forton - Newport

Eccleshall Road, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8BY

http://www.swanforton.co.uk

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Three Fish - Newport

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The Quarter - Hanley

65, Piccadilly, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 1HR

https://www.thequartercafe.co.uk


Local places of interest:

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Shugborough Hall (National Trust)

Milford, near Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0XB

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/shugborough-estate

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Trentham Gardens

The Trentham Estate, Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 8JG

https://www.trentham.co.uk/trentham-gardens

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World of Wedgwood

Wedgwood Dr, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent ST12 9ER

https://www.worldofwedgwood.com

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Sugnall Hall & Wall Garden

Sugnall, Eccleshall, Staffordshire, ST21 6NF

https://sugnall.co.uk

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Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase Forest, Birches Valley, Rugeley, WS15 2UQ

https://www.forestryengland.uk/cannock-chase-forest

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Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

Bethesda St, Hanley Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 3DW

http://www.stokemuseums.org.uk/pmag/visit

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Ancient High House

Greengate Street, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2JA

http://staffordmuseums.co.uk/museums/ancient-high-house

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New Vic Theatre

Etruria Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 0JG

http://www.newvictheatre.org.uk