Hire a self drive narrow boat for a short trip up stream to the pretty village of Mountsorrel. Maybe have a picnic or stop for a refreshing soft drink at The Waterside Inn.
The short hires do not involve the use of locks for your safety and convenience.
£60 for 2 hours
Maximum trip 2 hours. Boats carry up to 12 people.
This website also has a downloadable guide to the river Soar which will be of interest when planning your day out.
When hiring a boat remember that there is work to do involving the ropes. Also lock approaches and tow paths may be muddy and lock gear greasy, please wear sensible footwear and appropriate clothing.
Wet weather guarantee: In the case of persistent rain on your day of hire and you don’t want to come we will rebook you for another day subject to availability. Decision to postpone made on day of hire only.
Day Hire Times
Please note that your hire commences and ends at the time you book, please be prompt as there may be other hirers booked after you. Hirers who arrive drinking alcohol or who appear to have been drinking will be denied hire.
A refundable cash damage deposit of £50 is payable on all hires. Late returns will be deducted from this amount.
Late arrivals - we reserve the right to re-hire if you are not here by 10am or have not contacted us by phone. (late returns charged at £30 per hour)
Full tuition given on day of hire. Buoyancy aids available on request.
“Had a fun day, didn’t fall in and didn’t sink the boat! Will come again.”
S. O. Sheppard