The Purple Boat, Shardlow

Hire The Purple Boat “Kwa Heri” for your relaxing canal boat holiday. We are a family run business located in the historic inland waterway port of Shardlow, England on the Trent and Mersey canal. A few days travelling on our narrowboat will take you through beautiful countryside and many villages in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire or Leicestershire. We offer a minimum 6 night stay for a relaxing holiday. Perfect for 2 and can accommodate 4, making this boat ideal for a fun self-catering family holiday on the British waterways.


The Granary

Wilne Lane
DE72 2HA

Disability Access Information

Free on site parking Narrowboat is moored on the tow path a few meters from the parking area with CCTV Main entrance to the boat is via three steps from the stern (back)