Canal Boat Hire the quickest way to slow down!
And relax....... Cruising the canals couldn't be more relaxing you have to slow down!! Based on the Trent and Mersey Canal at Shardlow, our narrowboats are ideally situated for cruising the Leicester Ring or taking a sail into the bustling city of Nottingham.
Suitable for Beginners!
A boat licence isn't needed to 'drive' a canal boat and a comprehensive handover and full training will be given when you arrive to collect the Narrowboat.
Canal Boat Hire on the Trent and Mersey Canal
Our canal boats are fully equipped with all the necessary safety equipment and everyday items to make your narrowboat hire as stress free and as enjoyable as possible. You just need to bring your food and clothes - but don't bring too many, storage space on board is restricted!
Canal Routes from Shardlow Marina and Sawley Marina
There are canal routes suitable for 3 day narrowboat hire and longer. From the Trent and Mersey Canal at Shardlow Marina and Sawley Marina you can access a number of routes including Nottingham, Leicestershire Ring, Warwickshire Ring, Four Counties Ring and the Black Country Ring
Canal Routes from Shardlow
Trent & Mersey Canal
There are a number of routes from Shardlow suitable for short 3 day journeys or longer! Follow our Blog for Ideas or check out the 2 most popular destinations. Willington and the Leicester Ring
Shardlow to Willington
3 Day Trip
2 Week Long Canal Tour
A 14 day, 164 mile canal route taking in parts of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Warwickshire and Staffordshire.
Click here for more information on the Leicestershire Ring Canal Route
Hire a canal boat with only a £99 deposit!