Day Trips

We have two day trip boats, Symphony and Serenade, which travel from our base in Loughborough to Zouch or Mountsorrel. Aimed at friendship groups and organisations and running from 10am to 3pm from March to October, we carry up to 26 passengers where you can opt to stop off for lunch at either a pub or bring sandwiches to enjoy during your trip. Please call our office to arrange your trip.




Your donations help us to continue providing memorable and sometimes life changing experiences for families and individuals with a disability or health condition. Please consider giving to us today.



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People volunteer for so many different reasons and each reason is unique to the individual. For some it is the sense of offering back to their community, others volunteer to boost their CV, whilst for many it is about the companionship and friendship.


Author: Gemma Trevethick

Santa's Sleighboat 2023

Running for its 7th year! Meet Santa and his elves on our festive canal boat and enjoy an enchanting journey along the Grand Union Canal. Ticket includes: mince pie/cake & drink Each child will receive a present An unmissable Christmas treat for the family. All proceeds go to supporting the work of the Peter Le Marchant Trust




Tickets: From £14.00

Author: Melissa Hemmings

Location: Peter Le Marchant Trust,Canalside Moorings, Beeches Road, Loughborough

Jubilee - Available for 2024 bookings!

New in 2022 to the Peter Le Marchant fleet is Jubilee - our brand new inclusive and accessible self-hire 60ft holiday narrowboat available for self hire canal boat holidays.


Author: Gemma Trevethick

Latest News

  • We achieved a ‘Commended’ award for the Best Day Out in the 2023 Leicestershire Hospitality & Tourism Awards

    At the recent Leicestershire Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2023 at the Leicester Athena, the Peter Le Marchant Trust achieved a ‘Commended’ award in the ‘Best Day Out’ category. This is a brand new category for the Leicestershire Hospitality & Tourism Awards, who were celebrating their 30 year anniversary last night. The ‘Best Day Out’ award was sponsored by Visit Leicester, with all 14 nominees voted by the public, which made the Trust’s nomination even more special. Read more

  • Youth Wellbeing Week - Wednesday 26th July

    The third day of our Youth Wellbeing week was packed today! We had plenty of Lego builders and craft creativity with fully booked canal boat trips and pedalos. Thank you to everyone who joined us. Tomorrow we have more crafts and pedalos, bird box and fairy door building, as well as a bouncy castle for the day. Read more

  • Youth Wellbeing Week - Tuesday 25th July

    Day 2 of our Youth Wellbeing Week was a great success. We had plenty of young people trying out our climbing wall, crafts and watercolour sessions. Our thanks to Beaumanor Hall and Active Charnwood for their participation. Tomorrow we have pedalos, Lego building, painting, crafts and canal boat trips - please do come down and join in. Read more