Property ID: 5535
Address: The Canal Basin Leicester Road Market Harborough Market Harborough Leicestershire LE16 7UW England
Canaltime at Union Wharf is based on the Market Harborough arm of the Grand Union Canal. Accommodation is on a narrow boat, which travels two to four miles per hour. Cruising from Union Wharf for six miles takes you onto the Grand Union Canal where you can travel north towards Leicester or south through Foxton Locks. Foxton has two staircases of locks, each with five locks to navigate. Market Harborough is an attractive market town whose center is within walking distance of Union Wharf. For cruising purposes guests must be fit, able-bodied and comply with the minimum occupancy policy. For more information, visit www.canalboatclub.com.
Billiards or pool table (No)
Business center (No)
Concierge desk/services (No)
Dry cleaning/laundry service (Nearby)
Fitness Center (Nearby)
Gift shops or newsstand (No)
Languages spoken onsite (English)
Medical facility (Nearby)
Movie Rental (No)
Multilingual staff (No)
Onsite - Wave pool (No)
Poolside bar (No)
Post Office (Nearby)
Steam Room (No)
Swimming pool (2 Miles)
Television in lobby (No)
Snack Bar: No
Driving distances to attractions ()
Golf (2 Miles)
Local Tourism Web address ()
Birmingham International Airport - BHX (45 Miles)
Airport Shuttle Service Available: No
BY AIR: Nearest airport Birmingham 45 Miles. From Birmingham airport follow signs for M42 North. Exit the M42 at junction 7A signed M6 London. Continue along M6 until junction 1A signed A14. Continue on A14 and exit at junction 2 signposted Market Harborough. Once in the Town Centre, follow the paved road north, along the High Street and the Leicester Road. Shortly after the police station, turn left up the side if the "Union Inn". The reception is behind the Union Inn, overlooking the Marina. BY RAIL: Train to Market Harborough and Taxi for 1 Mile. *PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT BRITISH WATERWAYS REGARDING YOUR EXCHANGE, CONTACT CANALBOAT CLUB DIRECTLY*.
Check In: 14:00
Check Out: 09:30
Weeks Check In Days: Friday, Sunday, Tuesday, Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, Thursday
Express Check In / Check Out Available: No
Guests must contact the resort in advance to confirm their arrival time, as safety training needs to be arranged.
Front Desk Available: Yes
Front Desk Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Limited parking onsite
Minimum age check-in is 21.
Animals are permitted; restrictions and or fees may apply please contact resort for details.
2017 fees- £47.50 for a 4 berth and £60 for a 6 berth and the fuel deposit is £90 (fuel used), optional damage waiver is £50.Check in outside of normal check in hours of 2-5pm in summer and 12am in winter or on a non check in day can only be made by arrangement direct with the marina, and may not be possible, but where possible there may be a charge of up to £50 made.
Cruising is not always available – not only through planned maintenance stoppages but also through closures due to poor weather conditions. PLEASE ADVICE ALL GUESTS MUST CHECK IN AT 2PM. Contact marina for further recommendation of reading/handbooks for canalboating, and maps available for purchase in marina.
Resort will not accept parties in which guests are all under the age of 21 years. For same gender parties the lead guest and one other must be over the age of 21. Knowledge of English is required.Guests must contact the Marina 1 week prior to their start date,to confirm their arrival time, as safety training needs to be arranged.
Fees charged for some utilities.
Occupancy limits are strictly enforced: could result in forfeiture of the unit and/or other penalties.
Security deposit required upon check-in at the resort.
Confirmation is required upon check-in at the resort.
Party must consist of 2 active adults, one over the age of 21 and the other over the age of 16. Please note dogs are allowed, maximum of 2 dogs per boat. Cruising is subject to compulsory training only available on check-in days. You must watch the Canal&Boat Trusd DVD, either online on http://www.video-server.co.uk/boaters-video.php or the resort can post the DVD to you upon request.
Credit card imprint required upon check-in at the resort.
Resort cannot honor unit upgrades or moves.
Fees or deposits are charged for some amenities.