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Five star narrowboat holidays in Leicestershire

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Explore Foxton Locks and the unspoilt Leicestershire landscape.

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Minibreaks from £450
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Luxury canal boat hire

Boutique Narrowboats are luxury canal hire boats especially for couples. We are based at Union Wharf Marina in Market Harborough on the Grand Union Canal Leicester Line, from where you can cruise through the famous Foxton Locks or explore the Wistow Rural Centre & Maze. With unique interiors, modern tech and well-placed antiques, we hope you will experience our beautiful waterways in boutique hotel style.

Luxury canal boat hire for honeymoons, anniversaries and birthdays

Many who choose a luxury Boutique Narrowboat holiday are celebrating a special event. Our barge mini breaks make an idyllic retreat for couples marking a milestone birthday or celebrating a special anniversary. We also welcome those who are looking for a UK honeymoon with a difference, where romance and seclusion are important, as well as a sense of adventure. Full training is given on your first afternoon aboard, so no previous experience is necessary and you don’t require a special licence.

Find out more

We invite you to explore our website to find out more about us. We have two boats available for hire and we love to share our experiences with you via our blog, newsletter or on Facebook. If you’d like to stay on board a Boutique Narrowboat, then you can check availability and book online very easily via our website. By all means call or email us to discuss your requirements and we will do our best to help. Happy boating! Sharon and Aaran



Boutique Narrowboats on TV

Boutique Narrowboats is on TV! Okay, so the circumstances aren’t great. BBC Regional News wanted to cover the story of how the global pandemic is affecting canalboat businesses and so it was never going to be Read more…