Boat hire from Bosworth Marina offers a day out with a difference for anyone to relax close to nature or share quality time with family and friends. The marina’s Harry & Sally narrowboat is a beautifully equipped cruiser with a disabled-friendly stern deck, enabling up to 12 people to cruise 23 lockless and lovely miles of the Ashby Canal in Leicestershire.
No previous boating experience is needed to hire Harry & Sally. Full tuition is given at the handover so whoever is captain for the day, or half day, can cast off with confidence and make their tranquil way along a waterway very rich in wildlife.
Many people take themselves out for lunch at Snarestone’s Globe Inn for a canalside lunch in convivial surroundings. Others stop off at Sutton Cheney Wharf and walk the Bosworth Battlefield trail or visit the Battlefield Centre for interactive insights into the decisive clash between Richard III and Henry Tudor in the Wars of the Roses. Yet others take picnics on board and simply relish the freedom afloat, far from noise and traffic.
The marina is a modern development of 150 moorings on the edge of historic Market Bosworth with its charming shops, eateries, country park and hotel/wedding venue. Facilities include a chandlery, a well stocked convenience store licensed to sell alcohol, a boaters’ lounge, toilets, showers and laundry.