PRIVATE CHARTERS

Charlie is available for private chartering up to 26 persons. Ideal for birthdays, office outings, anniversaries etc.

Choose from 5 different Charter Trips:

Please see below for more information and how to book

Although there is no catering on board the boat, you are welcome to bring your own food or picnics. Please state at the time of booking if you intend to do this.

The boat is also fitted with a toilet.

We also offer regular 'no need to book' public trips as well as school trips on ‘Charlie’ throughout the season.

Trips aboard 'Charlie'
  • 'Charlie' seats up to 26 passengers
  • Open-sided boat
  • Plenty of fresh air
  • Close to nature
  • See wildlife at close hand
  • In inclement weather, we have roll down side screens to keep you dry without spoiling your view.

Private Charter Routes & Information

 
All trips leave from outside the canal Museum

A. The Tunnel Mouth

 25 minutes
 £3.50 per adult
 £2.50 per child under 16

From outside the canal Museum, past the moored boats, into the wooded cutting and inside the mouth of Blisworth tunnel.

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The Tunnel Experience goes through Blisworth tunnel to the village of Blisworth and return

B. The Tunnel Experience

 Approx. 1¾ hours
 £180 (Whole boat price)

From the Museum through Blisworth tunnel to the village of Blisworth and return.

 

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The Junction Cruise goes through the tunnel, past Blisworth village to Gayton Junction and return

C. The Junction Cruise

 Approx. 2½ hours
 £220 (Whole boat price)

From the Museum, through the tunnel, past Blisworth village to Gayton Junction and return.

 

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The Rothersthorpe Ramble goes through the tunnel and on to the Northampton arm of the canal

D. Rothersthorpe Ramble

 Approx. 3 hours
 £250 (Whole boat price)

Through the tunnel and on to the Northampton arm of the canal, with fine views over Northampton. Time is available there to stretch your legs, admire the view and inspect the locks.

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Routes & Information


Admire the view on one of our private charters

Evening Special

Specifically designed for smaller groups. From outside the Canal Museum, through the Blisworth Tunnel, continuing through the village of Blisworth towards Gayton before returning.