Aston marina


For some of the best dining surrounded by the beautiful waters of the River Trent and Mersey Canal, aston marina, Lichfield Road [A51], Stone, Staffordshire ST15 8QU offers wonderful farm to table menus in all its venues. They also offer Narrow Boat Moorings, Weddings and Special Events. This particular location is walking distance to Stone's local butchers, pottery shops, brewery, and other quaint specialty shops that make for a nice walking tour of the region.

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Boat moorings

The marina is located adjacent to Aston Lock 26, just south of Stone on the Trent and Mersey Canal, offering the perfect central location from which to cruise. The locks of the Trent and Mersey Canal offer a beautiful country day out, sightseeing some of U.K.'s oldest standing buildings rich with history.

The marina has 200 berths that can be rented short or long term. It also offers on site showers and lavatory facilities, laundry and Elsan disposal. Next to the Aston Marina Miniature Iron Bridge there are boat diesel and a pump-out station. The marina is secure, providing security cards to mooring renters as well as private parking. Electrical hookups are available as well as Wi-Fi.


Restaurant No. 26, reflecting the stop number on the River Trent Lock, has undergone an expansion and the owners are excited to present a beautiful expanded bar and restaurant with outdoor seating. The menu is a classically French influenced Bistro. The Chefs have quite a flair for an Award winning menu and food, but also culinary artistry as well. Open seven days a week, the restaurant also serves Afternoon Tea.

The Aston Marina's Cedar House located right on the water has private seating for Afternoon Tea, up to 20 of your closest friends or family. They also offer intimate private dining with all of their menu specialties.

Weddings and special events

The Marina Wedding venue The Boat House sits right on the water. Huge floor to ceiling windows open on to the dock for open air ambiance. The capacity is 150 which is the perfect size for an intimate wedding. On staff wedding planners will guide you through your event. Culinary offerings are a beautiful array of Canapes, and either a Wedding breakfast or Artisan Buffet in the evening. Looking through the food options will tantalize your taste buds and make your choices challenging. The venue offers a state of the art sound and lighting system to keep your guests entertained. Your perfect day is in good hands at the Boat House, for sure.

Other Area Specialties

Stone's Local butcher shop offers some of the finest aged beef in the region. Area farmer share their crops at the Local farmers market. The region is also known for its sustainable farming in its farm and dairy industries. Artisan cheese makers also show off their choice products at the farmer's markets. Marina Aston's locations use only regional meats, and cheese promoting farm to table menus.

Lock 26 Aston Marina

Stop by at Lock 26 and visit Aston Marina, their restaurants and community shops. Enjoy the beautiful waters of the River Trent and Mersey while dining or enjoying your special event.