The Desert Lark canal boat operating out of Falkirk
Sleeps a minimum of 2 people
Sleeps a maximum of 6 people
Boat location : Falkirk in Stirlingshire View
Boat length : 66 feet
Boat Class : Lark
Boat type : Semi Traditional Read more
Beam : Narrow Read more
Galley / Saloon Position: Bow
Number of Cabins: 2
Number of Showers: 2
Number of Toilets: 2
Number of Baths: 0
Design : This is a 6 berth semi-traditional narrowboat. It has a quiet water-cooled diesel engine with simple to use controls.
Features : There is full radiator central heating on the boat. A 200 gallon water tank supplies the hot and cold running water. There is a double-filtered drinking water system. There is carpeting in the saloon and bedrooms. 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. Also features a security box / safe.
Saloon : Radio CD player with USB. LCD TV and DVD player.
Kitchen : 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.
Berths : Sleeps up to 6. Two cabins, both can either be configured as one double bed or two singles.
The seating area in the saloon can be converted into a double bed in the evening, if required.
Wider Beds: Optional wider beds available
Singles at 2ft 6" / Doubles at 4ft 6"
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. There is an additional TV in one of the
Bedding : Wider beds. Freshly laundered bedding is supplied for each crew member, as per your requirements. Additional bedding is available upon request. Towels are also supplied - one medium sized towel per crew member, and one hand towel per bathroom.
Bathroom : There are two bathrooms, each with a wash hand basin, electrically operated flush toilet and a shower with bi-fold door and a 240v shaver socket. There is also a large mirror in the bathroom, Extractor fan.
Electric : 12v mobile phone charging point (please remember to bring your own car charging lead). LED lighting throughout. The 2kw inverter supplies 240v electricity to certain appliances and to a socket on the boat. (Please note: if you decide to use any of your own electrical appliances, you do so at your own risk).
Welcome Pack : Includes: 1 bottle of washing up liquid, 1 dish cloth, 1 tea towel, 1 floor cloth, toilet roll & bin liner. Helmsman's waterproofs & umbrella.
Additional Information: The Lark class has additional 'creature comforts' such as LED lighting throughout, 2 TV's, Large mirror in bathroom, shower with bi-fold door, 4 speaker CD/Radio, extractor in bathroom, Front deck table and wider beds .
|Route Name||Route Type||Days||Cruising Hours||Locks|
|Glasgow and return from Falkirk||Stag/Hen||4.00||17.50||10|
|Linlithgow and Edinburgh||Few Locks||4.00||8.50||6|
|Edinburgh and return from Falkirk||Few Locks||5.00 to 5.00||26.00||4|
|Glasgow Bowling and return from Falkirk||Few Locks||8.00||33.00||48|
|Glasgow Edinburgh and return from Falkirk||Few Locks||8.00||39.50||16|
Holiday From : Saturday 30th March 2024 @ 2:30 pm
Holiday To : Saturday 6th April 2024 @ 9:30 am
Nights Aboard : 7
Boat Name : Desert Lark (Desert Lark)
Boat Class : Lark
Start Marina : Falkirk Wharf
County : Stirlingshire
Prices quoted include : Basic hire charge, damage waiver, fuel deposit and boat/lock training. If discounts are available, they are applied to the basic hire charge only.
Optional extras may apply. Please see the booking form for more information.
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