The Little Otter canal boat operating out of North Kilworth

Sleeps a minimum of 2 people

Sleeps a maximum of 2 people

Boat location : North Kilworth in Leicestershire  View

Boat length : 25 feet

Boat Class : K-Otter

Boat type : Cruiser Stern   Read more

Beam : Narrow   Read more

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Boat Layouts

The  class canal boat
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Galley / Saloon Position:   Front

Number of Cabins:   0

On-board Facilities

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Television on board  Pet Friendly  Mains electric sockets on board  Coffee maker on board  DVD player on board  Linen on board  Microwave on board  Stove on board  Toaster on board  Towels on board  Wifi on board  


Number of Showers:   1

Number of Toilets:   1

Number of Baths:   0


Here is a brief overview of The Little Otter canal boat operating out of North Kilworth


Design : Little Otter is a semi cruiser style narrow boat. This 25ft, 2 berth is perfect for a couple or just friends whether seasoned cruisers or first time novices! It has a quiet, water cooled diesel engine and easy to use controls, and at only 25ft can be turned around at any point on a canal.

Features : There is warm air heating on the boat and a log burner provides a really cosy and warm feel during cooler times of the year. (Coal and logs to start you off are provided) A 500 litre water tank supplies the hot and cold running water. There is free Wi-Fi on board and a blue tooth speaker that you can play music through your phone on. Plenty of power sockets and USB points are available.
Fire Extinguisher, Carbon Monoxide and Smoke detectors on board, as well as a first aid kit.

Saloon : The engineered oak flooring is laid throughout the boat giving a real warm and homely feel. The open plan living/dining area contains a tasteful dinette and table that can be converted into a double bed. There is a 24 inch TV. You can also attach your smart phone to the Bluetooth speaker and listen to your music throughout the boat. Double doors lead on to the front deck where you can enjoy a drink, or you can set up the bistro table and chairs on the tow path and enjoy a meal

Kitchen : The luxurious kitchen is fully equipped and has a 3 burner gas hob, grill and full sized oven. There is a fridge, sink and drainer as well as saucepans; cooking utensils; crockery, cutlery and a Nespresso machine. There is plenty of storage space and work surfaces.

Berths : This is a 2 berth boat, with a tasteful dinette and table that can be converted into a double bed.

Bedding : The bed will be made up with freshly laundered Egyptian cotton bedding. Towels are provided for all the guests

Bathroom : The bathroom has a shower and flush toilet. There is also a separate wash hand basin and mirror. We supply the toilet paper.

Electric : The 2kw inverter supplies 240v electricity to certain appliances and to several sockets on the boat. There is LED lighting fitted throughout and also some under gunnel mood lighting.

Welcome Pack : A welcome pack is provided -loo rolls, washing up liquid ,tea towels and bin bags. Also a selection of games, books and DVDs on board and a popcorn machine(if required) for a movie night.We also provide a coal scuttle of coal and half a dozen heat logs included in a hire. For hire of 7 nights or more we also provide fresh farm eggs, bacon and sausages, beans, bread and milk, a bottle of prosecco or red wine.

Additional Information: We are a 1 mile from Husbands Bosworth where there is a Springfield local convenience store. Sainsburys, Tesco and Asda all deliver to the Wharf so you can organise your shopping to be delivered before you arrive as we will be here cleaning the boat.
Extra Logs & coal can be purchased from the Wharf shop before departure

Holiday Routes

Routes possible from The Little Otter canal boat operating out of North Kilworth
Route Name Route Type Days Cruising Hours Locks
Crick and Leicestershire countryside from North Kilworth Wharf Lock Free 4.00 11.00 0
Market Harborough and Foxton locks from North Kilworth Wharf Rural 4.00 13.50 20
Foxton and Crick from North Kilworth Wharf Lock Free 5.00 16.00 0
Warwick and return from North Kilworth Kids 8.00 42.00 76
Coventry basin from North Kilworth Wharf Few Locks 8.00 44.50 34
East Midlands or Leicester Ring from North Kilworth Ring 10.00 to 11.00 78.00 101
East Midlands or Leicester Ring from North Kilworth Ring 15.00 78.00 101
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Boat Availability

Here is our availability for The Little Otter canal boat operating out of North Kilworth
Canal Boat Holiday


Holiday From : Friday 8th December 2023 @ 2:30 pm

Holiday To : Monday 11th December 2023 @ 9:30 am

Nights Aboard : 3

Boat Name : Little Otter (Little Otter)

Boat Class : K-Otter

Start Marina : North Kilworth Narrowboats

County : Leicestershire


Price £545.00

Prices quoted include : Basic hire charge, Fuel and Damage Waiver.
Optional extras may apply. Please see the booking form for more information.


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Pets are permitted on the Little Otter Canal Boat


The boat images shown depict the style of boat and may not be the actual boat offered. The colour and boat layouts may vary. If you need specific advice on boat layouts, please contact us.

The specification of boats, their accommodation, facilities and equipment in the brochure, the information provided is intended as a general guide but the Company [and/or] the Boat Owner shall not be liable in the event of any differences in the boat supplied and reserves the right to make modifications. Layout plans are for guidance only and are not to scale and may have steps which are not shown. If the hirer’s party includes any infirm persons the Hirer should make relevant enquiries at the time of booking. The Company and/or the Boat Owner reserve the right to change boat specifications without prior notice