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East Midlands Leisure Hire, Canal Boat and Motorhome Rentals

Narrowboat -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Shardlow, Derbyshire, England
Traditional narrowboat moored on the Trent and Mersey Canal at Shardlow. Close to Castle Donington, Derby, Nottingham and Leicester and it is easily accessed via public transport.
No boating experience is needed as full training and boat handling instructions will be given at the handover. We will demonstrate how to steer and moor the boat and we will take you through the first lock and show you how to operate it. A comprehensive training video and a Boater's Handbook is also provided to you. Life jackets are provided for all of our customers.
Shardlow is an 18th Century Inland Port and has 7 pubs, most of which do food and are child and pet friendly and a very good Indian Restaurant. There is also a heritage centre for more information on the historic use of Shardlow as a Port. Shardlow is definitely worth a stop over on either you...
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Listing #HL9082740
About the Owner
Lynne A
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2017
Interaction with guests
We will provide you with a comprehensive boat handling induction that lasts approximately an hour. We are contactable via phone during your stay and we are more than happy to suggest places to stay and visit.
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

We collected the boat on Friday at around 2:30pm, Mick showed us around the boat, giving us good guidance on what (and what not) to do. He answered all our questions and made us feel comfortable with the boat. We've hired many boats over the...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic time on the boat .it was well maintained clean and had everything we needed.thank you Jane Alyson and family x

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Well it was a lovely experience on the river !! Except ??? Downside was that shower was running dirty water kitchen sink was blocked cutlery in draw was dirty also central heating was hit and miss !!! Cobwebs all over side of blinds and main...More

Thank rooky2
Management response:Responded 28 May 2018

Thank you for your review. I fail to see how the main bedding could be grubby when it was brand new on. The cobwebs were removed just before your arrival but anyone who boats regularly know that they reappear almost instantly. The water comes from...More

  • Central Heating
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Children - must be closely supervised at all times We recommend the wearing of life jackets for all guests. Not suitable for guests with impaired mobility due to the steps on and...
    1 Shower
    1 Twin
    2 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 22,692 / stay - Deposit
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 22,692 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
A lovely rural location that is close to the main cities of Derby, Nottingham and Leicester. there are lots to see and do along the canals and there are numerous walks and canal side pubs for stopovers along the way

Donington Park Race Circuit and its museum are less than 6km away

Shardlow itself is quiet village with 7 pubs, most of which do food and are child and pet friendly and a very good Indian Restaurant.
Getting around
The boat is easily accessed by the Skylink Bus service and goes to Nottingham, Derby or Leicester via East Midlands Airport, East Midlands Parkway, Derby Bus Station, Nottingham Bus Station, Derby Train Station
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: East Midlands Airport: 8.0 km
Railway: Derby, Nottingham, Long Eaton, East Midlands Parkway: 8.0 km
We are easily accessible from the M1 at J24
Nearest Train Stations are Long Eaton, Nottingham, Derby and East Midlands Park Way
Nearest Bus Stations Derby, Nottingham
Local parking is available
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