Union Wharf Gosling

6+2 Berth | Length 63ft | Semi-traditional Stern | Sleeps 8 People

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The Boat

The Union Wharf Gosling class is a 66ft Semi-Trad stern narrowboat that is part of the 'Alvechurch Fleet'. It sleeps up to 8 people, ideal for families and groups.

All of our boats have full radiator central heating with hot and cold running water supplied from a 100 gallon water tank.

We also include a double filtered drinking water system. The Gosling class has a 2kw Inverter that supplies 240 volt electricity to certain appliances and 2 x 240v sockets on the boat. There is carpeting in the saloon and bedroom. Also features a security box / safe (except from Gailey).

Sleeps up to 8. Two cabins. The rear cabin has two fixed bunks and the mid cabin can be configured as a double bed or 2 single beds.

The seating area in the saloon can be converted into a double bed in the evening, if required. There are wardrobes located throughout the boat (see layout options) for storing clothes.

Freshly laundered bedding for each crew member. Additional bedding available on request.


Includes: 1 bottle of washing up liquid, 1 dish cloth, 1 tea towel, 1 floor cloth, toilet roll & bin liner. Helmsman's waterproofs & umbrella.

Two bathrooms, both with a wash basin, flush toilet, and shower. There is also a 240v shaver socket.

Fully equipped galley with 4 burner gas cooker complete with grill and oven, refrigerator, sink and drainer, work surfaces and storage space. Microwave, toaster and cafetiere. Saucepans, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery etc included.

Free Wi-Fi, Radio CD player with USB, LCD TV and DVD player, hairdryer, vacuum cleaner, 12v socket. 1 medium size towel per crew member, plus 1 hand towel per bathroom.


Please note that if you decide to use any of your own appliances you do so at your own risk


"Booked this 8 berth narrow boat for my Dad's 90th birthday weekend. We have a wonderful time, assisted by a really hot and sunny weekend at the end of October. Boat handover was good and efficient and the boat performed well."

Review from feefo on the Union Wharf Gosling at Union Wharf

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  • Price includes VAT
  • Bed linen & towels
  • Car parking (at owners risk)
  • Life jackets 
  • Full boat inventory (View)
  • Tuition & Handover
  • 24 hour emergency help line
  • Accidental damage waiver

The boat is handed over ready fuelled with a full tank, but the cost of hire does not include the fuel consumed.

A fuel deposit of £90 per week or £50 per short break is payable 8 weeks before the start of your holiday with your balance of hire. When you return to the marina at the end of your holiday the boat will be refuelled and any difference to the deposit you paid will either be refunded or charged.

It is recommended that you have your own cancellation protection insurance in case you have to cancel your holiday.

Collection time is from 1.30pm (latest arrival 4pm) and your boat must be returned by 9am (for 9.30am vacation) on your last day of hire. 

Pets are more than welcome on board our boats. The first pet is FREE and any additional pets are charged at £30 each (normally a maximum of 2 pets allowed per boat)

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Union Wharf Marina Leicestershire

Union Wharf is located in a stunning canal basin location at the end of the Market Harborough arm of the Grand Union canal in Leicestershire. A fantastic base for a wide variety of routes, many taking in the Foxton Locks, a 10 lock staircase with handy pubs at either end.

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