More than a stylish narrowboat stay - there is a canalside private hot tub. Sauna & treatments. Set in beautiful spot on the Chesterfield Canal.
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The Quirky Tour
This gorgeous canal boat for 2 adults is moored at the back of the owners property and is far more than just a stay on a boat.
You get your own part of the canal bank with private hot tub and seating area and from here you can enjoy sunset views.
There is also a BBQ hut, sauna and steam room for guests. Day cruising is an optional extra as well as afternoon tea, a variety of food hampers, treatments and more. Go all out for the ultimate unique romantic break.
Jess' visit on 13th February during The Quirky Tour 2023
- Enjoy a static stay year round. If you wish to go cruising during your stay (between 1 March and 31 October only) there will be an additional cost of £170. Request this at time of booking.
- Kingfisher sleeps 2 adults in one king size bed with memory foam mattress. A lovely romantic getaway.
- Private garden area with hot tub, or you can book a session in the sauna or BBQ cabin too.
- Fully equipped kitchen for cooking. Large welcome hamper with bacon, sausages and fresh eggs from the free roaming chickens on site.
- Log burner and central heating for those chillier days and nights.
- Book a couples massage for that extra special treat.
10% discount on stays of 3 nights except bank holidays & Valentines.
15% discount on stays of 4-6 nights.
20% discount on stays of 7 nights or more.
Moored on the Chesterfield Canal, this 57ft narrowboat with modern decor offers a cosy romantic escape for 2 with private hot tub. Choose to stay moored and enjoy your private facilities.
From 1 March to 31 October you have the option to take her cruising on the canal too. There is an additional cost of £170 if you wish to take the Kingfisher Canal boat cruising during your stay. Request this at time of booking and before payment is made.
This is truly the ultimate place to relax with your loved one. Enjoy relaxing in the warmth of the hot tub in your private garden area, chill out on the unique swinging wigwam day bed whilst soaking up the sun or enjoying the night sky, or book a session in the on site sauna. Alternatively open a pack of marshmallows or sausages and cook up a feast on the fire bowl BBQ.
The boat itself comes fully insulated and with heating for those chillier English nights. There are real wooden floors throughout plus blackout curtains for total privacy. The bedroom offers a luxurious king size bed with memory foam mattress and the ensuite shower room comes fully equipped with eco toiletries, fluffy towels and bathrobes. The living area offers a fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar area, plus a gorgeous blue velvet sofa which you can sink into and watch the TV or the flames of the log burner. There is a large deck at the back of the boat and a smaller one to the front, both of these offer a great place to enjoy your morning cuppa surrounding by the sights and sounds of the canal.
Locally you can enjoy a stroll along the canal path taking in the rare fauna and flora that surrounds it or bring a bike (there is bike storage) and cycle all the way to Chesterfield, if you are feeling energetic. Historians will love a trip to Gainsborough Old Hall, one of the best preserved timber framed manor houses in the UK whilst animal lovers will enjoy a visit to Yorkshire Wildlife Park.
Complimentary breakfast hamper includes: local sausages, bacon and eggs. Tomatoes, mushrooms, corn flakes, bread, butter, milk, jam, coffee, decaff coffee, tea, hot chocolate, sparkling Belvoir elderflower presse, sugar and sweetener. (Subject to change)
Use of the sauna and BBQ cabins are included in the price of your stay, both cleaned, sanitised and lit ready for your private session. Also included is a starter pack of wood, toiletries, cleaning pack, bathrobes, towels,luxury linen, smart TV, and digitial guest book.
BBQ and steak hampers and afternoon tea can be booked as extras. As a special treat book in for a couples duo deluxe massage in the therapy yurt! More information below. Please request at booking and state any dietary requirements and allergies.
Why not surprise your loved one with a celebration pack of flowers, balloons or both (mimumum order £20) or locally handmade chocolates (minimum order £11) which can be purchased and presented lovingly in your lodge ready for your arrival.
No children or pets.
2 night minimum stay, Mon/ Wed / Fri arrivals. 3 night minimum stay during bank holidays & Valentines weekend.
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Prices include VAT (excluding food and massage treatments). Over 18's only for a moored stay. Over 21's only for a cruising stay.
BBQ hamper (£30 for 2 people) - includes locally made 2x beef burgers, 2x Moroccan flavoured chicken skewers, 2x minted lamb chops, 2x bread rolls, mushrooms, corn on the cob, peppers, courgette, cheese, ketchup, BBQ sauce, salt and pepper.
Steak hamper (£32 for 2 people) - includes 2x rump steaks, peppercorn sauce, mushrooms, corn on the cob, asparagus, peppers, salt and pepper.
AFTERNOON TEA FOR 2 (£35 for 2 people)
Afternoon tea of local produce delivered to your lodge in a wicker hamper with vintage crockery, linens and picnic rug, courtesy of Rainbow Cottage.
Stokes of Lincoln tea/coffee or Belvoir Raspberry Lemonade/Elderflower Presse
Fresh made finger sandwiches (choice of brown/white bread from Gadsby’s of Southwell with multiple options of sandwich and cake from which you can choose 3 of each.)
Dietary options will include: Slimming World, Gluten Free, Lactose free, Vegan/Vegetarian. Happy to consider other requirements on request. Some of the offering may change, dependent on seasonal availability (i.e., asparagus quiche when it is in season within the savoury section)
De-Stress Massage Treatment
Take time out for yourself to de-stress and re-balance with this 3 in 1 focused massage treatment, it will release unwanted tension in your back, neck and shoulders, a great way to start your luxury break.
(Approx. 30 minutes) £35
Spring in your Step - Foot Treatment
This foot treatment is the perfect solution for tired aching feet. This lower leg and foot massage offers a choice of massage lotion to suit your mood. You will leave feeling like you’re walking on air.
(Approx. 30 minutes) £35
Heavenly Full Body Massage
Drift away on a soothing journey to a world of relaxation. The ultimate in relaxation combined with the power of touch and expert massage techniques will leave you floating on a cloud. This massage can be adapted to suit pregnancy (14 weeks +), all you need to do is advise at time of booking.
(Approx. 90 minutes) £50
Couples Duo Deluxe
Enjoy the heavenly full body massage as a couple, the massage therapists will perform this treatment in sync so you can enjoy the treatment together.
(Approx. 90 minutes) £140
(subject to availability of a second therapist)
All the treatments are carried out in the comfort of our therapy yurt allowing you to completely relax and enjoy the experience, no driving or walking required. Wash off oils thoroughly before using the hot tub.
Skippered trips are available from £210, where you can be driven either to Drakesholes or West Stockwith and return back to site.
Hot water bottles
Decoration for celebrations
Extra logs / firewood
Garden - enclosed
Nearby (within 5 miles)
Lake / River
Pub / Bar
Pub within walking distance
No loud parties
Quiet after 10pm
Quiet after midnight
Whole site bookings for group events
TV - Smart
Book a massage
Book a sauna session
Private Hot Tub
Included - Linen
Included - Towels
Safety & Security
Carbon monoxide detector
Deep Covid-19 clean
First aid kit
Lockbox / Safe
Kitchenware / Utensils
Tea & Coffee
Guaranteed parking space
Small site (2-4 accoms)
The sauna is booked in 1 hour sessions. It will be cleaned and lit and ready for your private use.Is the BBQ cabin shared?
The BBQ cabin is booked in 2 hour sessions. It will be cleaned and lit and ready for your private use.I want to add extras for a celebration weekend.
You can book a massages, hampers, skippered boat trips and afternoon tea.
Doncaster Sheffield / East Midlands
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