Union Wharf Market Harborough

Hire boat centre for Boutique Narrowboats, family holidays and day trips.

Boutique Narrowboats

Boutique Narrowboats

Book a romantic minibreak on a luxury canal boat for 2.

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Day Boat Hire for groups

Day Boat Hire for groups

Take a day trip to Foxton Locks with room for 12.

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Family narrowboat hire

Family narrowboat hire

Hire a holiday canal boat to suit the whole family.

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Beginner Guides

Beginner Guides

Our Beginner Guides are especially for narrowboat novices.

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More about Union Wharf in Market Harborough

Union Wharf Marina is at the heart of Market Harborough canal basin in Leicestershire, a picturesque waterfront destination offering holiday hire boats to cater for all tastes.

Whether you are an experienced boater or a complete novice, we aim to find the ideal boat to suit your holiday plans.

Choose from our interior-designed luxury Boutique Narrowboats for couples, our smaller day boats for groups and a fleet of ABC hire boats for family holidays.

Whoever you are travelling with, we are sure that you will find the perfect fit at Union Wharf.

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Routes and Itineraries

The marina at Union Wharf is at the end of the Market Harborough arm, a peaceful and picturesque stretch of the Grand Union canal which meanders through the rural Leicestershire landscape.

From Union Wharf you will soon reach the iconic Foxton Locks. From there, take a scenic route up to Leicester or choose a rural southern itinerary to Crick or Braunston.

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New to Narrowboating?

No experience is necessary to holiday on a narrowboat and we provide all the training you need.

Many of our hirers have never set foot on a canal boat before their holiday and so you are in good company. Although we offer a comprehensive handover for all our guests, we are happy to do a bit of extra ‘hand-holding’ for novices who come aboard.