Shelmore moorings are located immediately to the south of Norbury Junction on the picturesque Shropshire Union Canal. The historic site lies in deep Staffordshire countryside and with its good mix of waterside eateries, boat hire and rural nature walks, it is a popular spot for boaters and day trippers alike.
The mooring site is approximately 250m long and provides space for up to 13 vessels moored to the off-side bank.
To reach the site travel south-west on the A519, cross the canal at Bridge 39, then take the first road on the left, Pinfold Lane. Turn left at the T" junction into High Meadow then take the first road on the left which leads to Norbury Wharf. Please note this road is unmarked. However the route from Norbury is marked clearly with brown tourist signs to "Norbury Junction".
Facilities are provided to the south at Norbury Junction. This includes Elsan and a water point at the CRT Sanitary Station, which is available to all boaters and are provided by and under the control of the local waterway, they do not form part of the mooring agreement.
The boatyard opposite the CRT office provides diesel, coal, boat repair, chandlery, and café.
This is a leisure site and is determined by us to be a mooring site for the storage of boats between leisure use, customers may well spend weekends on this site, and occasionally longer periods, but it is not sold as, or intended to be suitable for long term residential use. This site does not have local authority planning consent for residential use, neither does it have the level of facilities and service expected of such a mooring. As such the offer that we have is only intended to meet the needs of a leisure boater.
The moorings can easily be viewed from the public towpath opposite.