2018 Narrowboat Hire Prices
Midweek Short Break (3 nights) £299 (+£50 fuel surcharge)
3pm Monday to 3pm Thursday or 10am Tuesday to 10am Friday.
Midweek Short Break (4 nights) £399 (+£50 fuel surcharge)
3 Day Weekend Break £399 (+£50 fuel surcharge)
4 Day Weekend Break £499 (+£50 fuel surcharge)
5 Day Hire including a weekend £575 (+ £60 fuel surcharge)
7 Day Hire £775 (+£75 fuel surcharge)
10 Day Hire £1000 (+£100 fuel surcharge)
Longer Hires on request.
For current availability please see the end of the listing (updated 16.05.2018)
We also have a 4 berth boat available for hire. Please ask about datesShowman is owned and operated by East Midlands Leisure Hire and is a 52ft traditional narrowboat, that has has a light and airy feel and is perfect for a couple, great for four or can sleep a family of five. Please note, the narrowboat is currently undergoing a refit so the internal layout and decoration will vary from the pictures and the exterior of the boat is currently being painted! The pictures will be updated upon completion.
The sleeping arrangements consist of one double bed which is converted from a rear seating area, a second double which is converted from the living room sofas and a bunk bed suitable for a small child. Bedding is provided
The kitchen area has an under counter fridge with ice box, sink with drainer, full size gas oven, grill and hob with four rings. Pots, pans, plates cutlery, kettle, glassware and utensils are all provided as well as washing up liquid, cleaning products and tea towels.
The bathroom provides vanity sink unit, shower cubicle and camping style chemical toilet. A bath towel and hand towel are provided per person (max 5) for your stay
The living area has a wood burner (bring your own smokeless fuel) TV 2 x 2 seater sofa with 2 leather captains chairs next to the log burner..
Included in Hire Fee: USB charging points for phones, tablets etc, central heating, solar panels, lifejackets, fuel for your hire period, gas bottles for cooking and heating, fire extinguishers, fire blanket, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detector, Instruction manual, Boatmans Handbook, Fully Comprehensive Insurance, River and Canal Rescue (AA for boats!), 24 hour helpline.
Do I need Experience? You do not need a licence to ‘drive’ a narrowboat and we will show you how to operate the boat at the handover. Whatever your level of experience, rest assured you will be given full training on how to navigate the canals and waterways.
Showman is moored at Shardlow on the Trent and Mersey Canal which is part of the Leicester Ring. Shardlow boasts 7 pubs that all do food, a Marina bar that has regular live entertainment, an Indian restaurant and a Chinese Restaurant, what more can you ask from a small village? Some of our hirer’s haven’t even left Shardlow!Nottingham is a 4 hour cruise away, perfect for mooring near Trent Bridge for the cricket or a night out in Nottingham.Donington Park Race track is a 5 minute bus ride away. Donington Park is famous for its motorsport including Superbikes and Cars as well as Festivals, notably Download Festival. The Motoring museum at Donington Park is well worth a visit.Shardlow is on a 24 hour bus route that goes to Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Donington Park and East Midlands Airport.
Pets – A well behaved pet is welcome but they must be kept of the furniture and beds. A £90 cleaning fee will be deducted from the damage deposit if pets have been on the soft furnishings.
Smoking – Strictly No Smoking on board the boat.
What to expect when you arrive
Upon your arrival and you have loaded your provisions onto the boat, we will give you a comprehensive hand over which last approx 1 hour. We will then accompany you down the canal to the first lock to ensure you are confident steering the boat and operating the locks, once you are happy we will wave you off!
How to Book and Payment Options
To enquire about availability please message us via eBay or call Lynne on 07990 572025. To secure a booking a £99 non-refundable deposit is required. Final payment is made 4 weeks prior to departure. Upon collecting the narrowboat a £250 refundable damage deposit is taken. It is refunded to you on return of an undamaged, clean boat. Payments can be made via Bank Transfer, Credit/Debit Card or Cheque.
Current Availability (updated 16.05.18)Mon 21st May – Monday 28th May £775 (+£75 fuel surcharge) or will split into midweek and weekend breakFriday 1st June – Monday 4th June £399.00 + £50 fuel surchargeMonday 4th June – Thursday 7th June £299 + £50 fuel surchargeMon 25th June – Friday 6th July – Weekend, Week or Midweek break availableMonday 9th July – Sat 28th July – Weekend, Week or Midweek break availableFriday 10th Aug – Friday 17th Aug £775 (+£75 fuel surcharge)Fri 24th Aug – Fri 31st Aug £775 (+£75 fuel surcharge) or will split into midweek and weekend break
For further details please contact Lynne on 07990 572025
Current Price: £299.00
This Narrowboat Hire, Canalboat Hire, Sawley Marina, Shardlow, Trent And Mersey Canal boat is located in Derby, DE21 7LN and is being sold on eBay by hireamotorhomemidlands.