Lesley Ann design and build
A little bit of wood goes a long way
hammam towels in the bathroom on the boutique narrowboat
Boutique Narrowboat Lesley Ann luxury canal boat hire
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The Boutique Narrowboat – Lesley Ann

Sleeps 2

This canal boat is one-of-a-kind. She contains all the modern luxuries you would expect from a boutique holiday escape and is designed with couples in mind.

  • Luxurious king-sized bed | Rainfall shower room | High-spec lighting
  • Full kitchen with dishwasher | Coffee-maker | Central heating
  • Wi-Fi | Flat-screen TV | Multi-USB charging points | DAB radio
  • Real wood floors | Farrow and Ball colours | Rustic wood cladding

Boat specification

  • 50′ long x 6’10” wide
  • Maximum headroom 6’4″
  • Cruiser stern with large deck
  • Sleeps 2
  • Lister engine
  • Pump-out toilet (we do the pumping out!)
  • Central heating

Boutique Narrowboat inventory boat plan Lesley Ann

Boat operation

  • No experience required.
  • Comprehensive boat safety induction.
  • Training on handling the boat and mooring up.
  • Navigating locks, bridges and tunnels.
  • Help with choosing routes.
  • Emergency assistance round-the-clock.
  • Fully licensed and insured for hire.
  • Accredited Safety Certificate.
  • Life jackets and safety equipment on board.

Each hire includes a full handover on your first afternoon aboard, to show you how to operate Lesley Ann and navigate the waterways. Many of our guests are novices and we hope that a holiday on our Boutique Narrowboat will encourage a life-long love of the canals.


Things to know

  • We are at Union Wharf Marina, 1a Canalside, Leicester Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7UW.
  • Holidays start on a Monday or Friday at 2pm and finish on a Monday or Friday at 9.30am.
  • All fuel included.
  • No booking fees.
  • Free car parking for one car.
  • Beginners welcome (training included.)
  • Lesley Ann is pet-free.
  • £50 Damage Waiver included.
  • Your dates secured with a 30% deposit.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday begins.
  • Payment via credit/debit card, Paypal or bank transfer.
  • Full Terms and Conditions here.