Three Shires Boat - Grantham Canal Society

The Grantham Canal Society is pleased to announce that their cruising season will commence from Sunday 10th March, to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Thirty-minute trips are available for only £25 for up to ten passengers, and longer cruises are also available to book. The award-winning boat trips, aboard the Three Shires narrowboat, offer stunning views of the Grantham Canal. All proceeds go towards the canal’s maintenance and restoration.

Visit our website to book:


Three Shires Boat

Grantham Canal Society Depot
NG32 1NY

Disability Access Information

How to find the Three Shires:

All boat trips & cruises depart from Lock 18 moorings, Woolsthorpe by Belvoir.

Make for the Dirty Duck Public House, NG32 1NY. Enter the pub car park and park on the left hand side immediately inside the gates.

Cross the canal bridge, turn right and walk up the surfaced towpath, passing Lock 17, to arrive at Lock 18 moorings (allow 10 minutes for this walk to be comfortable). Our skipper & crew will be there to greet you.

Sorry, we are unable to accommodate dogs on the boat

Access into the boat includes steps