Union Wharf Marina in Leicestershire.

Hire a Canal Boat From Union Wharf Marina in Leicestershire


Union Wharf with its impressively refurbished canal warehouses and excellent restaurant is a hive of quality canal boating activity. Situated in Market Harborough, Leicestershire.

This pretty and traditional English market town dates from 1203. Enjoy delicious food, and fine ales in the town's historic coaching inns or just potter about the market and the many fine family owned shops in this gem of a town.

It is just two hours cruising to the 'Leicester Line' of the Grand Union Canal from this beautiful and tastefully restored terminus of the 'Market Harborough Arm'.

The friendly lock keeper at the famous Foxton Locks opens the gate to the world ahead and away you go.

Marina Address.

Union Wharf Marina

The Canal Basin, Leicester Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire. LE16 7UW

Directions to the Marina.

Here's how to get to the marina

By Road : Leave the M1 at Junction 20 and take the A4304 sign-posted Market Harborough.Travel for approximately 12 miles and you will arrive in Market Harborough.Follow signs for town centre. Turn left at mini-roundabout.

Follow one-way system and at T-Junction turn left.Leaving the town centre behind you go through a chicane and continue up the hill passing the 'Police station' on the left.

Just before the 'Union Inn Hotel' (pub) turn left and follow the road around until you reach the car park.The marina office is on the right hand side.

By Rail :The nearest rail station in Market Harborough is less than a mile from the marina. A 3 minute taxi ride or a 15 minute walk. For more information about train timetables and ticket costs please go to www.thetrainline.com

By Air :Please use the train or National Express for transfers from airports. For more information please visit www.nationalexpress.com