Pirate Boat Trips - August 2022

Grappling hooks at the ready - the Pirates are back for 2022!! Come and join us along the waterways this August with our special 2½ hour pirate themed canal boat trips. Only £8 per person. These trips are very popular - please book early to avoid disappointment!

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Tickets: From £8.00

Author: Melissa Hemmings

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

All Aboard this Autumn - October 2022

Celebrate the colours along the waterways this October half term, with our special family 2½ hour canal boat trips. Tickets include on-board activity packs and crafts suitable for our younger passengers. Enjoy the wonderful scenery from the unique vantage point our boat offers. Perfect for the budding photographer!

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Tickets: From £8.00

Author: Melissa Hemmings

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

Jubilee - Available for bookings!

New for 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.

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Author: Gemma Trevethick

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