Blog Posts: July 2011

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Thu Jul 28, 2011
In the run up to the IWA Waterways Festival and as part of our 40th Anniversary we are promoting a fabulous offer on our new Ruby Range narrowboats. We are continuing the special p....
Tue Jul 26, 2011
The following canal boats have now also been added to our boat sale at fantastically low prices:A Bientot (widebeam), Tilly, Quintessential,  Rene Joan, Gaupita, Del....
Sat Jul 23, 2011
With less than a week left to go to the IWA Waterways Festival in Burton Upon Trent Whilton Marina are proud to announce their plans for the show!We'll be exhibiting on stand A38 a....
Sat Jul 23, 2011
Congratulations to Mr P Gates who has won the second prize in our free Crick Boat Show prize draw.   He came into the office today to collect his prize from Whilton Marin....
Sat Jul 23, 2011
Did anyone see the documentary called 'The Golden Age of Canals last night'?  It was great to look back at the history of the IWA.  If you missed the programme, it's defi....
Thu Jul 21, 2011
The Heart of the Shires Shopping Village isn't far from Whilton.  You can even get to it by boat!
Wed Jul 20, 2011
The west coast train line borders the marina with trains travelling from London to Birmingham!
Wed Jul 20, 2011
July's Wine and Windlass Winner was a Mr Stephen Jenkins.  He is the proud new owner of Narrowboat Gentle Breeze!  Photos to follow.
Wed Jul 20, 2011
Come & see us at the IWA National Waterways Festival at Burton-on-Trent, staffordshire. This year it's at a new timing - 29th-31st July 2011 instead of the usual August Bank ho....
Mon Jul 18, 2011
Over the weekend we had four more narrowboats arrive for sale at Whilton & Wigrams, see details below:Altom Petimus £19,950, 45ft trad built by Rugby Boats in 1970, ....
Wed Jul 13, 2011
 Yesterday we collected a narrow boat on the Chelma & Blackwater River in Essex, moving the boat along 14 miles of river and negotiationg 6 locks.  The boat....
Mon Jul 11, 2011
Whilton Marina lies between the two longest tunnels on the Grand Union Canal; Braunston Tunnel to our north and Blisworth to our south.
Fri Jul 8, 2011
Whilton Marina has two linear residential moorings!
Wed Jul 6, 2011
As part of our 40th Anniversary we are currently offering a free shuttle service for anyone who is selling a boat with us*.  So if you bring your narrowboat to us fo....
Tue Jul 5, 2011
We have two slipways to do blackings on the boats that we sell at Whilton and Wigrams!
Fri Jul 1, 2011
The first pub north of Whilton Marina by canal is the New Inn at the top lock! Lovely day for sitting out in the pub garden and narrowboating!