Arriving on public transport

Finding your way around an unfamiliar area can be a little daunting, especially when you are arriving on public transport. We hope the following information will make it as easy as possible for you.

Boutique Narrowboats is located at Union Wharf in Market Harborough, which is about a 10 – 15 minute walk from the historic town centre and under two miles from the Market Harborough train station.

Arriving by train

Market Harborough railway station is mainly served by East Midlands Railway, which has direct lines from London St Pancras, Nottingham and Sheffield. If you are travelling from further afield, the occasional change of train may be needed, but details on routes can be found here: The route from St Pancras to Market Harborough takes just over an hour.

If you would like to be met by a taxi, you will need to book ahead.

Arriving by Taxi

Murphys Taxis 01858 410210

Random Cabs 01858 469299

Kwik Cabs 01858 468777

Market Harborough town centre hotels

The Three Swans

Travel Lodge Travel Lodge Market Harborough

Premier Inn (3 miles from Union Wharf) Premier Inn Market Harborough

arriving on public transport to Union Wharf Marina at Market Harborough

Bringing your food

You’ll need to bring your food and drink when you arrive for the boat handover at 2pm. Supermarkets in town include Sainsburys, Waitrose, Lidl and Aldi. Some of our guests prefer to have food delivered to Union Wharf in the morning, and we are happy to pop it on board your boat ready for your arrival in the afternoon.

Visiting from overseas

The airports most local to us are East Midlands airport, Birmingham airport and Luton airport.

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