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Union Wharf Narrowboats

Self-assessed Accessibility InformationNarrowboat with 19 units, £273-£1679 pupw sleeps 4-10, Market Harborough

What better way to escape the stress and toil than to blow away those blues with a canal boating holiday. Imagine yourself at the helm of your own canalboat, wending your way along the canals, see amazing wildlife and nature at its best.

Ashby Boat Company

Self-assessed Accessibility InformationNarrowboat with 15 units, £100-£1925 pupw sleeps 2-10, Hinckley, 01455 212671

Enjoy all that’s best in canal holiday cruising. Our quality interiors provide comfort and style. Your boat has central heating TV/DVD, 240 volts, bed linen provided, full size cooker, fridge and flush toilet.

Hire a Canalboat

Narrowboat with 55 units, £345-£1145 pupw sleeps 2, Castle Donington, 0800 389 3022 offers superb canal boat holiday hire all year round at low prices. We have a large fleet of four and six berth narrowboats based at Sawley Marina. Explore the local canals and waterways on the narrowboats!


Alternative Accommodation with 5 units, Hinckley, 01827 880212

Our tipis are quirky and cool with 'community' and 'comfort' at their heart. Seating is provided by traditional, Thai 'day beds'. Comfort comes from the warmth of rugs, mats and cushions that keep our tipis nice and snug.


Alternative Accommodation with 2 units, £50-£90 pupw sleeps 2, Castle Donington, 01332 864331

If you like the idea of camping but not the hassle of a tent then these pods are perfect. All you need to do is bring along your camping equipment and bed linen/sleeping bags, leaving the tent behind.

Last updated January 2018