woman wearing sunglasses on a boating holiday

What to pack for a boating holiday

  A narrow boating holiday doesn’t offer many shopping opportunities in our part of the world. The environment is largely rural and it isn’t easy to buy forgotten groceries. Most people arrive with several supermarket trollies’ worth of food, just to be sure. However, it’s not just about the eating/drinking Read more…

Union Wharf reopens after Coronavirus

Open again!

Open for Boutique Narrowboat holidays from Monday 6th JuLY From 4th July, provided that no more than two households stay together, people will be free to stay overnight in self-contained accommodation, including hotels and bed & breakfasts, as well as campsites. Boris Johnson, 23/06/20 So here we are, peering through Read more…

From the bedroom on boutique narrowboat

Social distancing plans

Reopening during social distancing We don’t yet have a date when we are able to reopen for business, but in the meantime we are working on a process to ensure that the boats are handed over with minimal input from the trainers. We are currently writing an online course for Read more…

50th birthday weekend

Boutique Day Boat

We are really excited that when we became the directors at Union Wharf Marina, we were also given us the opportunity to create a Boutique Day Boat. There are four day boats as part of the Market Harborough fleet, and one of these in particular seemed ripe for renovation. Although Read more…