Boat Hire in Leicestershire

Looking to hire a narrowboat?

We have a growing collection of boat hire options for you at Pilling's Lock Marina. Our 2010 built, luxury day-hire boat, "Britannia", has taken the local waterways by storm and offers a new level of experience to exploring the River Soar.

We also now have 'Jubilee', our 2012 launched narrowboat for 12 people plus pets if you want to bring them!

If you don't want to spend all day on the river and a few hours will do, 'Kittywake' is our classic 21ft river cruiser which you can hire for just a few hours.

Need a Skipper? We can organise VIP cruises – prices from £12.00 per passenger. During the Summer we can also take groups on an evening tour of local pubs! - prices on application.

For all hire and booking enquiries, contact our office on 01509 620 990 or email us at pillingslock@btconnect.com

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"Jo-Anne"

"Jo-Anne" is our latest day boat launched in May 2014. She is equipped with a flushing toilet, running water & sink, 12v fridge & lots of room for a party of 12.

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Luxury Boat Hire "Britannia"

Britannia is our most luxurious boat, launched in 2010. She can hold a total of 10 passengers. Included in the hire price is Fuel, Gas, cutlery & crockery. Early booking is advisable on "Britannia" as she is the best day-boat in Leicestershire!

The Lead Hirer (Person in charge) must be over 25 Years old & provide photographic ID - sorry but no pets are allowed on "Britannia". A £150 security deposit is required & tuition is available to novices by prior arrangement.

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Boat Hire "Jubilee"

Day hire boat, "Jubilee", was launched in 2012. It has a diesel inboard engine, flushing toilet, running cold water in the sink, 12 volt fridge and ample seating for 12 passanges plus any pets if you want to bring them.

Included in the hire price is Fuel. Early booking is advisable on "Jubilee" as she is our biggest day-boat!

The Lead Hirer (Person in charge) must be over 25 Years old & provide photographic ID - sorry but no pets are allowed on "Jubilee". A £150 security deposit is required & tuition is available to novices by prior arrangement.

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Day & Weekend Boat Hire

"Kittywake" is our newly refurbished "Hurleyquin" Classic Motor-Boat which is available for self-drive hire for periods starting at 1 hour up to 1 day.

She is a very easily handled 21ft long cabin cruiser with a brand new inboard diesel engine. She can hold up to 8 people and life jackets can be provided.

A £100.00 cash deposit is held for the hire period to cover any loss or damage.

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Six Person Narrowboat

Charnwood Boat Hire have a nicely appointed 58ft Narrowboat for up to 6 persons for hire periods of 2 days minimum, long weekends, 1 week or more with options for one-way cruises too.

Another small, family run business that focuses itself on offering quality one-to-one tuition for the first few hours of your hire to ensure you feel confident in using the boat.

charnwoodboathire.co.uk

Terms & Conditions

The management at Pilling’s Lock Marina reserve the right to withdraw the offer of boat hire to any party whom they deem unfit to take charge of our vessels without notice. The Safety & welfare of waterway users is our paramount concern and the excessive consumption of alcohol or use of drugs aboard our vessels is prohibited. Any issues of this nature will be reported to local authorities and is shared with other local hire companies. Vessels returned to us in poor order will result in the security deposit being withheld for up to 7 days and charges made to rectify damage to the vessel.