Charnwood Canal Boat Holiday Hire - the friendly family firm

Canal Boat Holiday Hire with Charnwood

Welcome to Charnwood Canal Boat Holiday Hire.

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.

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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 Questions & Answers »

We 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 low season.
Thorough instruction given to those who require it.
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 airport.
15 minutes from the M1.
10 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 share. More about Isla »
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