Narrow Boat Holidays on the Trent and Mersey Canal Midlands Area UK

Shardlow, United Kingdom

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Double Bed2 Double Beds
Single Bed2 Single Beds
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Max 5 people
2 double beds / 2 single beds
Min 3 nights / Max 14 nights
Check in 3 p.m. / Check out 11 a.m.

Stay on a boat in Derby, United Kingdom

A cosy narrowboat that can sleep 4-5 Adults and 1 small child in a bunk.


The boat has 2 separate living areas, one at the stern which converts into a double bed and there is also a bunk for a small child. The other living area is located at the bow which has 2 movable chairs and a dinette which converts to another double. A large, comfortable camp bed can be provided for a 5th adult/larger child. In the centre of the boat is a bathroom and a kitchen area.


Central heating and hot water provided by a diesel heater.
Log Burner
Kitchen with fridge and ice box, gas cooker with oven, grill and hob,
Bathroom with sink, separate shower and cassette toilet.
USB points for mobile phone charging.
Solar panel for battery charging


Located in a small village with 5 pubs! The small marina where the boat is moored has no facilities. Short walk to the main bus route into Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and East Midlands Airport.

The Area

Nottingham City has a range of pubs, clubs and restaurants and is a 4.5 hour cruise away. There are also a number of galleries, museums and of course Nottingham Castle.
Derby is a much smaller provincial city with restaurants and museums,
Leicester and Birmingham are also accessible if you are planning a longer trip
Burton on Trent famous for its brewing history is also accessible within a couple of days!

What's special about this boat

We can provide you with a detailed itinerary and various different routes to choose from depending on your interests. Please get in touch and let us know if you are travelling as a family, couple or a group and what your interests are. We will provide you with routes, timings and things to see/do



London road

About the marina/waterway

Located on the Trent and Mersey Canal at Shardlow, we are perfectly located to explore the East Midlands and Midlands Area. Try the Leicester Ring, Birmingham Ring, cruise into Nottingham for some nightlife or take it easy and cruise along the canals to some fabulous local hostelries.


  • Offers trips/charters (skippered)
  • Cooker (cooking allowed)
  • Coffee machine
  • Microwave
  • WiFi
  • Aircon
  • Smoking allowed
  • CO2 alarm
  • Smoke alarm
  • Laundry
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • iPod Dock
  • CD Player/Radio
  • DVD Player
  • TV
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Welcome pack
  • Bedding/Towels
  • Electricity 24/7
  • Walk-on access
  • Crew on board
  • Food and drink included
  • Hot tub
  • BBQ
  • Additional Cot Hire
  • Dog friendly
  • Kid friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Free car parking
  • Bar/Restaurant
  • Concierge
  • Walking distance to town
  • Shops
  • WiFi
  • Laundry
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Swimming Pool
  • Disabled access
  • BBQ
  • Paddlesports hire
  • Boat hire
  • Select



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Lynne Atkin

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