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Contact & FAQs

Everything you need to know about our boats

Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to ask

  • Is there a Toilet?
    • Yes
  • Is there a music player?
    • Yes, but bring your own CDs or an iPhone/iPod
  • Can I bring alcohol?
    • Yes
  • Is there a kettle?>
    • Yes – bring your own drinking water as the on-board water is unsuitable for consumption
  • Is there a fridge?
    • Yes
  • Is there a frying pan?
    • No
  • Are there any plug sockets?
    • No
  • Is there WiFi?
    • No
  • Can I bring a dog?
    • Yes
  • Do babies and infants count towards 12 person total?
    • Yes
  • Can we stop at a pub?
    • Yes
  • Is there free parking near the boats?
    • Yes – in the Unicorn Hotel car park
  • Where is the boat moored?
    • In front of the Unicorn Hotel – NG14 7FB
  • Are crockery and glasses provided?
    • No, you will need to bring disposable tableware, cutlery and glasses
  • Is there a bin?
    • Yes – we will provide bin bags
  • Where will we go on the cruise?
    • Upstream towards Nottingham to Stoke Lock and back with an optional stop off at The Ferry Boat Inn, Stock Bardolph.
  • Will we go through a lock?
    • Only if you book both a morning and afternoon time slot to make a day
  • If it rains, is there cover?
    • Yes
  • What happens if the weather is terrible?
    • Cruises will go ahead unless the weather is exceptionally bad or water levels are too high. In these instances you will be offered an alternative date.
  • Can I decorate the boat with banners and balloons?
    • Yes, the boats are ready for you 10-15 minutes before (although this is not guaranteed)
  • Is there disabled access?
    • No, please contact us if you have any mobility issues. In fine weather, wheelchairs can be sited on the rear of the boat.
  • Can we have a go at driving the boat?
    • Yes, out skippers will be happy to teach you how the boat operates and allow you to take the tiller.
Contact Us

We hope you’ve found all the information you need. If not, please have a read through our FAQ and if you still need to speak to us, fill out the contact form or give us a ring.


Gunthorpe Leisure Boats Ltd, Ivydene, Davids Lane, Gunthorpe, Notts, NG14 7EW

07854 004 333