Day boat hire from Market Harborough

Day boat hire for 2-12 people. All training included, no experience necessary.

Hire times are 9-9.30am on board, returning at 4.30pm (4pm in darker months.)

Please note that babies and children are to be included in the maximum numbers.

Skippered boat trips (eg for hen and stag parties) can be booked here or by clicking the button below

Book a self-drive day boat

Book your own canal boat and escape for the day, with the freedom to stop for a towpath picnic wherever you wish.

  1. Choose your canal boat
  2. Book your date using the calendars below
  3. Check your email for confirmation and more details
  4. Arrive 9-9.30am with your picnic and a handful of your favourite people 🙂

Water Vole Boutique Day Boat

Up to 6 people, pet-free. A very quiet electric canal boat.

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Dragonfly Family Day Boat

Up to 10 people & 2 dogs.

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Kingfisher Family Day Boat

Up to 12 people & 2 dogs.

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Moorhen Family Day Boat

Up to 12 people & 2 dogs.

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Day Boat prices

Feb, Mar, Apr & May

£150 weekdays excluding Bank Holidays

£165 weekends and Bank Holidays

May & Jun 

£165 weekdays excluding Bank Holidays

£220 weekends and Bank Holidays

Jul, Aug & Sep

£200 weekdays excluding Bank Holidays

£250 weekends and Bank Holidays

Oct, Nov & Dec

£165 weekdays excluding Bank Holidays

£220 weekends and Bank Holidays

 

Day Boat gift vouchers

These are available in various denominations here.

 

Please note that day boats are not permitted through Foxton Locks, but you will have the opportunity to visit the locks on foot. There is more information on the route here.