Leisurely cruise options from Sawley marina.3 night advanced route map.
All the standard trips apply, but experienced crews, who have cruised river sections before might consider one of the following . The routes, which use the Trent and Soar rivers, are only advisable if there has been no rain and none is expected since river levels can rise rapidly in these circumstances.
You must take advice from our reception on the day of your departure.
Intermediate: Sawley to Loughborough. Overnight at Trent Lock, or Zouch, if in plenty of time. Thence Loughborough, for steam heritage railway trips and final night at Normanton- on- Soar.
Challenging: Sawley to Leicester. Overnight at Zouch, then Leicester, suggested stop at Birstall.
Final night at Mountsorrel or Normanton-on-Soar.
Please note that the above is intended purely as a 3 night advanced route guide. Cruising times, options and distances are subject to prevailing conditions and personal choice.
Cruising along the River Soar is weather dependent. In the event of potentially high water levels, you will cruise along the Trent & Mersey canal. Please note that the final permitted turning/winding point for our boats in Nottingham is just before Meadow Lane Lock. Cruising eastward on the Trent beyond this point is prohibited in all circumstances.
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