Relax on board our wheelchair-accessible boats along the beautiful waterways of Leicestershire.

Everyone is welcome.

Book a boat holiday

Jubilee is our new, purpose-built boat designed for fully-accessible self-hire holidays, complete with skipper if you need.

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Explore our projects for young people

15 to 25-year-olds with a passion for the water can build valuable skills and experiences with our educational, environmental and heritage projects.

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Book a wellbeing trip

Recharge with one of our restorative activities to support positive mental health.

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Share our passion for the waterways

6,500

passengers a year

3

fully accessible boats with oversized lifts, flexible seating and windows designed for maximum views

30,000

hours gifted yearly from 120 committed volunteers allowing us to operate 7 days a week

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Latest news

  • Spring has arrived!

    Spring has arrived at the Trust - and the sun is shining! Read more

  • Our 2024 seasons begins!

    We had a delightful start to our 2024 season on Sunday; hosting a diamond wedding anniversary celebration. We have a very full season planned, and we're looking forward to welcoming you all aboard this year. Read more

  • Leicestershire Children's Holidays enjoy their Santa's Sleighboat

    We recently had the joy of welcoming children from Leicestershire Children's Holidays aboard our Santa's Sleighboat. They all had a wonderful time and the feedback for our volunteers was amazing - "The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves – and the amount of time they got to spend with Santa was phenomenal and something these children will cherish for a long time." We hope you enjoy the video they sent from their trip. We look forward to welcoming more children aboard next year. Read more

Fundraising events

  • Festive Sewing Sessions -15th October 2024

    Relax! Enjoy a 2½ hour guided sewing session about our boat. Learn how to embroider using a hoop whilst taking in the picturesque views along the canal. All materials supplies, including hoop, thread and materials. Various festive designs - choose on the day. Only £17 per person. Read more

  • Pirate Boat Trips - August 2024

    Grappling hooks at the ready - the pirates are back for 2024!! Come and join us along the waterways this August with our special one hour pirate themed canal boat trips. Only £12 per person. These trips are very popular - please book early to avoid disappointment! Read more

  • Mindfulness & Yoga Along the Waterways - 25th June 2024

    Relax! Take in the beautiful scenery during a 2½ hour journey along the canal and enjoy a session with our experienced Yoga teacher. Refreshments included. Only £12 per person. Read more