2018 Narrowboat Hire Prices
Midweek Short Break (3 nights) £299
3pm Monday to 3pm Thursday or 10am Tuesday to 10am Friday.
Midweek Short Break (4 nights) £399
3 Day Weekend Break £350
4 Day Weekend Break £450
5 Day Hire including a weekend £525
7 Day Hire £750
10 Day Hire £1000
Longer Hires on request.
Showman 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.
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.
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.
For further details please contact Lynne on 07990 572025
Current Price: £299.00
This Narrowboat Hire, Canalboat Hire, Trent And Mersey Canal boat is located in Derby, DE21 7LN and is being sold on eBay by hireamotorhomemidlands.