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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Boat Hire, £120


The Office

01509 813583


Mill Lane,
LE12 7UX


Explore Leicestershire by canal boat. Sileby Mill Boatyard is a base for exploring the River Soar, with purpose built narrowboats for hire.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Gift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic siteRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Wheelchair lift on one boat (fumble). Few facilities at Boatyard itself.

Open all the time


Day Hire 9am - 5pm

Weekdays £160
Weekends & Bank Holidays £160
Half days (4 Hours) £100
Per hour £40


  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Wheelchair lift on one boat (fumble). Few facilities at Boatyard itself.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo the gift shop


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility



See location of Sileby Mill Boatyard on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 592148  Lat: 52.72797 Long: -1.12422

From A6 or A46 follow signs to Sileby. Mill Lane is a single lane track road off the B674 Sileby to Mountsorrel road, approx. 1 mile from A6 bypass. Sileby railway station is on the Ivanhoe line and is approximately a 15 minute walk away.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1.6 km from Sileby station