Canalboat club at Union Wharf, Leicester
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Canalboat club at Union Wharf - England

Leicester, Leicestershire - England 

Property ID: 5535

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Canaltime at Union Wharf is based on the Market Harborough arm of the Grand Union Canal. Accommodation is on a narrow boat, which travels two to four miles per hour. Cruising from Union Wharf for six miles takes you onto the Grand Union Canal where you can travel north towards Leicester or south through Foxton Locks. Foxton has two staircases of locks, each with five locks to navigate. Market Harborough is an attractive market town whose center is within walking distance of Union Wharf. For cruising purposes guests must be fit, able-bodied and comply with the minimum occupancy policy. For more information, visit

Check-in Time: 14:00
Check-out Time: 09:30
Check-in Days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Important Information
  • Minimum age check-in is 21.
  • Pet Information: Animals are permitted; restrictions and or fees may apply please contact resort for details.
  • Parking Restrictions: Limited parking onsite
  • Confirmation is required upon check-in at the resort.
  • 2014 - Utility Fee - 45 GBP for 4 berth / 57.50 GBP for 6 berth. 90 GBP fuel deposit taken upon arrival,then charged as used. Check in outside of normal check in hours of 2-5pm in summer and 2-4pm in winter or on a non check in day can only be made by arrangement direct with the marina, and may not be possible, but where possible there may be a charge of up to £50 made.
  • Cruising is not always available – not only through planned maintenance stoppages but also through closures due to poor weather conditions. PLEASE ADVICE ALL GUESTS MUST CHECK IN AT 2PM. Contact marina for further recomendation of reading/handbooks for canalboating, and maps available for purchase in marina.
  • Fees charged for some utilities.
  • Occupancy limits are strictly enforced: could result in forfeiture of the unit and/or other penalties.
  • Security deposit required upon check-in at the resort.
  • Credit card imprint required upon check-in at the resort.
  • Resort cannot honor unit upgrades or moves.
  • Fees or deposits are charged for some amenities.
  • Party must consist of 2 active adults, one over the age of 21 and the other over the age of 16. Please note there is a 30 GBP charge per dog per week and a maximum of 2 dogs per boat. Cruising is subject to compulsory training only available on check-in days. You must watch the Canal&Boat Trusd DVD, either online on or the resort can post the DVD to you upon request.
  • Resort will not accept parties in which guests are all under the age of 21 years. For same gender parties the lead guest and one other must be over the age of 21. Knowledg e of English is required. Guests must contact the resort in advance to confirm their arrival time, as safety training needs to be arranged.


Room Type Available Price  
1 Bedroom - Sleeps 4 / Full Kitchen5/6/2016 - 5/13/2016$579.99Select
 11/4/2016 - 11/11/2016$1,049.99Select
 11/14/2016 - 11/21/2016$1,049.99Select
 11/28/2016 - 12/5/2016$1,049.99Select
 12/5/2016 - 12/12/2016$1,049.99Select
 12/9/2016 - 12/16/2016$1,049.99Select
 12/12/2016 - 12/19/2016$1,049.99Select
 12/19/2016 - 12/26/2016$1,339.99Select
 12/23/2016 - 12/30/2016$1,339.99Select
 12/31/2016 - 1/7/2017$1,339.99Select
 1/2/2017 - 1/9/2017$1,339.99Select
 1/9/2017 - 1/16/2017$759.99Select
 1/16/2017 - 1/23/2017$759.99Select
 1/23/2017 - 1/30/2017$759.99Select
 1/30/2017 - 2/6/2017$759.99Select
 2/6/2017 - 2/13/2017$759.99Select
 2/20/2017 - 2/27/2017$1,049.99Select
 2/27/2017 - 3/6/2017$759.99Select
2 Bedrooms - Sleeps 6 / Full Kitchen12/23/2016 - 12/30/2016$1,529.99Select
 12/24/2016 - 12/31/2016$1,529.99Select
 1/2/2017 - 1/9/2017$1,529.99Select
 1/6/2017 - 1/13/2017$869.99Select
 1/7/2017 - 1/14/2017$869.99Select
 1/13/2017 - 1/20/2017$869.99Select
 1/14/2017 - 1/21/2017$869.99Select
 1/20/2017 - 1/27/2017$869.99Select
 1/21/2017 - 1/28/2017$869.99Select
 1/27/2017 - 2/3/2017$869.99Select
 1/28/2017 - 2/4/2017$869.99Select
 2/3/2017 - 2/10/2017$869.99Select
 2/18/2017 - 2/25/2017$1,199.99Select
 2/24/2017 - 3/3/2017$869.99Select
 2/25/2017 - 3/4/2017$869.99Select
Resort Amenities
ATM/banking (Nearby)Billiards or pool table (No)Business center (No)
Concierge desk/services (No)Doorman/doorwoman (No)Dry cleaning/laundry service (Nearby)
Fitness Center (Nearby)Gift shops or newsstand (No)Languages spoken onsite (English)
Medical facility (Nearby)Movie Rental (Movie rental - In unit (fees may apply) – No)Multilingual staff (No)
Onsite - Wave pool (No)Poolside bar (No)Post Office (Nearby)
Steam Room (No)Swimming pool (Offsite 2 mile(s))Television in lobby (No)
Airport Name: Birmingham International Airport (BHX)
Distance To Resort: 45 Miles/72 Kilometers
Directions To Resort: BY AIR: Nearest airport Birmingham 45 Miles. From Birmingham airport follow signs for M42 North. Exit the M42 at junction 7A signed M6 London. Continue along M6 until junction 1A signed A14. Continue on A14 and exit at junction 2 signposted Market Harborough. Once in the Town Centre, follow the paved road north, along the High Street and the Leicester Road. Shortly after the police station, turn left up the side if the "Union Inn". The reception is behind the Union Inn, overlooking the Marina. BY RAIL: Train to Market Harborough and Taxi for 1 Mile. *PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT BRITISH WATERWAYS REGARDING YOUR EXCHANGE, CONTACT CANALBOAT CLUB DIRECTLY*.