We are a small, family run canal holiday
hire business and
as such are able to provide a more
personal service and be more flexible
than many larger companies. Our aim is
to provide a friendly service and a
reliable, comfortable holiday hire boat
at a reasonable price.
Canal boat holidays are
suitable for all members of the family
from those who want to sit back, relax and watch the
world go by, to those who want the satisfaction of
mastering a new skill and have lots of energy to
expend operating the locks and walking or cycling
along the towpath. They are a great way of spending
time with friends and family of all ages. Holiday
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want you to have a relaxed and enjoyable canal boat holiday
and will do everything in our power to ensure this.
Boat available throughout the year.
Short break canal holiday hire available.
Flexible start and finish days in the
Thorough instruction given to those who
We are happy to suggest routes and help
you plan your canal holiday.
Pets are welcome.
Lots of extras provided, if required, to
save you the trouble of packing
them eg coolbag and freezer packs,
ground sheet, folding chairs.
We are based at Pilling’s
Lock, a new marina near Quorn in the heart of the
Leicestershire countryside. Adjacent to
the River Soar, a quiet, rural part of the Grand
Union Canal Leicester section, it affords easy
access to a good choice of routes. See routes
Only 30 minutes from East Midlands
minutes from the M1.
minutes from Loughborough.
Less than an hour from Nottingham.
‘Isla’ is a modern, well
appointed 58ft canal holiday hire boat. Sleeping 4/6
in comfort she can accommodate up to 8, if smaller
children are in the group, which makes her ideal for
a larger family group or if two families want to
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Hire ▪ 56 Stanton Lane
▪ Stanton on the Wolds
▪ NG12 5BG