Covid-19 Emergency Appeal

Due to the current pandemic, we need your help! The Peter Le Marchant Trust is a registered charity and without operating throughout the 2020 season will have a substantial impact on our future.


Author: Melissa Hemmings

Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £0.00


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

Our Boats

We have three canal boats available for self-drive holidays, skippered holidays and day trips for community groups and people with a disability or health condition.


Author: Gemma Trevethick

Latest News

  • Big Lottery Award - Young People's Project

    The Trust celebrates after receiving £223,261 from the National Lottery to develop an innovative and exciting Young People’s Project. Read more

  • Bubble Boat Trips

    With the support of Charnwood Borough Council and our grant providers, we are in a position to run Covid Safe boat trips which allows us to run our our boat, Symphony, with one family/support group on the complete boat. Enjoy a 4 hour trip along the Grand Union Canal. Open to all. £70 for the whole boat. Read more

  • Community Heroes Award

    We are very proud to announce that our volunteers were awarded the title of 'Top Team' in 2019's Charnwood Community Heroes Awards. Read more