Kingfisher Canal Boat

Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England

Gorgeous narrowboat with private hot tub and sauna access, treatments yurt - the perfect place for a little romance! Located near Gainsborough.

Key Points

  • Enjoy a static stay (over 18s) or take her for a self-drive cruise (for over 21s only). Training is given.
  • Kingfisher sleeps 2 adults in one king size bed with memory foam mattress. A lovely romantic getaway.
  • Staying on Kingfisher is unique - it comes with its own garden area with private 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.



Enjoy a 10% discount on a Monday arrival 4 night midweek stay up to and including 31st March 2022. 

7 night breaks include a 10% discount.


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 or take her for a drive! 

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 which can be purchased and presented lovingly in your lodge ready for your arrival. 

No children or pets. 

3 night minimum stay, Mon / Fri arrivals.

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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 (£27 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 (£28 fpr 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) 

3 choices from a selection:

Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese & Rainbow Cottage Chutney

Thick sliced, locally produced Ham & Mustard

Thick Sliced, locally produced Beef & Horseradish Creme

Line-caught Tuna & Lemon Mayonnaise

Free Range Egg & Cress

Cream Cheese & Cucumber (vegan option available)

Hummus & Carrot (vegan)

Avocado, Parsley & tomato (vegan)

Cucumber (vegan)

English Garden Salad (vegan)

Handmade Scotch Egg or Pork Pie or Balsamic Tomato & Red Onion Tarte (vegan)

Rainbow Cottage cakes

3 choices from a selection including:

Victoria Sponge

Blackberry Squares

Ginger Parkin

Elderflower & Lemon Cake

Rhubarb Cake

Amish Cinnamon Bread

Chocolate Fairy Cakes

BB Brownies (vegan)

Rainbow Cottage Apple traybake

Chocolate Chip & Pecan Cookie (vegan)

Sticky Nutmeg & Date Palmiers (vegan)

Traditional Sultana Scone (vegan) with Rainbow Cottage Strawberry Jam & Cornish Clotted Cream

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 your cabin allowing you to completely relax and enjoy the experience, no driving or walking required.



Room Types

Double Ensuite

Nearest Airport/s

Doncaster Sheffield / East Midlands


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