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Tue Nov 23, 2021
Whilton Marinas Famous Crane Hercules Over the years we have expanded the marina and in 2018 we took the latest step with the acquisition of our new fantastic motorised liftin....
Wed Sep 1, 2021
Celebrating the changes at Whilton Marina through five decades!As Whilton Marina celebrates 50 years in Business this year (2021), we thought we'd look at the changes that have hap....
Tue Jan 5, 2021
We are excited to announce our 50th Anniversary in 2021!More news coming soon on competitions and offers that we'll be having throughout the year to help us celebrate our 50 years ....
Sat Apr 27, 2019
Crick Boat Show Celebrates it's 20th Year! Now in it's 20th year, the annual Waterways World Crick Boat Show will be hosting Britains largest narrowboat show over the May Spri....
Tue Jan 15, 2019
Fabulous New Facilities now available at Whilton Marina!Weare very excited to announce that Whilton Marinas new workshop and boat liftingfacilities are now complete. We now have a ....
Mon Dec 10, 2018
When you buy a boat from us keep In touch, you could win a prize!Whilst you are cruising along the waterways don't forget we'd love to follow your journey.Like us on our social med....
Tue Nov 27, 2018
The countdown has begun to the big day and we are celebrating by having a Narrow Boat Sale!We are getting into the Christmas spirit by reducing the prices of our narrow boats; mean....
Mon May 14, 2018
We will be exhibiting at The Crick Boat Show 2018If you are looking to buy a narrow boat but you are unsure where to start your search,a great place to begin is the Crick Boat Show....
Tue Nov 28, 2017
DING DONG MERRILY on HIGH it's DECEMBER!FOLLOW OUR TOP TIPS TO A GREAT CHRISTMAS ON BOARDIf you are thinking about spending the Christmas holidays on your boat you need to be prepa....
Tue Oct 31, 2017
KEEPING WARM ON YOUR NARROW BOAT!FOLLOW OUR TOP TIPS TO KEEP WARM ON YOUR BOATIt's important that your boat is kitted out with a good heating system that will provid....
Mon Oct 16, 2017
New On Site Narrowboat Maintenance Workshop and Wise 40 tonne Boat Lifting Hoist Coming Soon...We are very excited to announce plans to improve our narrow boat refurbishment facili....
Sun Oct 1, 2017
IT'S TIME TO WINTERISE YOUR BOAT!FOLLOW OUR TOP TIPS FOR WINTERISING YOUR BOATIf you are not going to be using your narrow boat again thiswinter, then before the frosts and cold we....
Fri Sep 1, 2017
AUTUMN IS HERE ALREADY!LOOKING AFTER THE KIDS The kids may be going back to school this month, but lets take a look at how best to look after the little ones when they are nea....
Mon Jul 31, 2017
ADVICE FOR ANYONE WANTING TO RENT OR HIRE OUT THEIR BOAT!THE STATIC LETTING LICENCEThe Canal & River Trust is introducing a new letting licence to ensure the safety of the....
Fri Jun 30, 2017
BOATING HOLIDAYS WITH YOUR DOG!WANT TO GO NARROWING BOATING WITH FIDO? If the answer is YES ,then you will want to read our guide to narrow boating with your four legged ....
Fri Jun 2, 2017
LOVE AND ROMANCE IS IN THE AIR! ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT TYING THE KNOT?Interesting fact; June is still the most popular month to get married, followed by August, July, May, and Sept....
Mon May 15, 2017
1.Take A Free Boat Trip The London Narrow Boat Project are offering free 30 minute boat trips every day of the Crick boat show. The first trip starts at 10.10am and each trip lasts....
Tue May 2, 2017
WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF BOATING!ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BUYING A NARROW BOAT? If the answer is YES then you will want to grab a coffee, find a quiet place to sit and continue re....
Fri Mar 31, 2017
APRIL SHOWERS WON'T STOP US!AT LONG LAST SPRING HAS SPRUNG AND WE CAN TRULY START ENJOYING OUR BEAUTIFUL WATERWAYS.No matter what the weather us boaters are happy come rain or shin....
Mon Mar 6, 2017
SPRINGING INTO MARCH! AT LONG LAST SPRING HAS ARRIVED!.....With over 2,000 miles of inland waterways to explore in the UK and Northern Ireland are you ready to set sail? Well after....
Tue Feb 7, 2017
The UK’s largest narrow boat brokers, selling over 250 narrow boats a year, Whilton Marina based in Northamptonshire and Venetian Marina in Cheshire has appointed Burton-base....
Wed Feb 1, 2017
LOVE IS IN THE AIR!IT MAY BE THE SHORTEST MONTH OF THE YEAR BUT, THERE'S STILL PLENTY TO DO.....So we survived January and we are heading into the month of February, also known as ....
Tue Jan 3, 2017
HAPPY NEW YEAR!HELLO JANUARY WE HAVE BEEN EXPECTING FOR YOUAs a rule January in the UK means its going to be cold, wet and rather depressing, but it does have its good points as we....
Tue Jul 12, 2016
The story of Henry’s Tow Path Bench at Whilton LocksHenryGrantham was the last lock keeper at the Whilton and Buckby Flight of locks,near Whilton Marina on the Grand Union Ca....
Wed Feb 24, 2016
PRODUCT RECALL - LPG Gas Regulator Novacomet Branded BP1803We have had notification of a Recall of LPG Gas Regulator Novacomet Branded BP1803 for more information on this product r....
Wed Dec 9, 2015
The countdown has begun to the big day and we are celebrating by having a Narrow Boat Sale! We are getting into the Christmas spirit by reducing the prices of our narrow boats; mea....
Tue Dec 1, 2015
Our Christmas Cracker Narrowboat Sale 2015 is NOW ON!The sale starts 9am on Tuesday 1st December and Ends 1pm on Christmas EveThe Huge Narrowboat SaleIf you've been thinking about ....
Mon Sep 29, 2014
How Time Flies!We thought we would have a look back at some of our You tube videos today.  It only seems like yesterday that we took the plunge and decided to start making som....
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Spring is in the AirFirst signs of SpringAt last, the first signs of Spring are beginning to show. It seems suddenly that the whole canal bank is awakening, with snowdrops and daff....
Fri Dec 20, 2013
Narrowboat Sale Extended Until 31st January 2014 Due to popular demand our Christmas Narrowboat Sale has been extended until the end of January 2014.  With many of our nar....
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Christmas Narrowboat Sale   Our superb Narrowboat Christmas Sale starts on Saturday 30th November 2013. With many of our narrowboats included in the sale, it's an excellent ti....
Wed May 1, 2013
During the past week quite a few of our vendors have reduced the price of their narrowboats to try to achieve a faster sale.  These reduced price narrow boats are as follows:B....
Tue Jan 8, 2013
Our January Narrow boat SaleWe would like to wish all of our customers a 'Happy New Year!  And if you are in the market to buy a narrowboat then you're in luck!Due to the....
Tue Dec 18, 2012
Christmas Cracker Narrowboat Promotion Update We are very happy to report that our Christmas narrow boat sale is going extremely well so far and we have taken deposits on six of th....
Tue Dec 4, 2012
Seasons Greetings Narrowboaters!Whilton Marina would like to wish all our customers a Happy Christmas and a proserous new year.  We will be closing for the Christmas and New Y....
Fri Nov 30, 2012
Our Christmas Cracker Narrowboat Sale starts on Saturday 1st December 2012.  The sale will run until we close for Christmas at 1pm on Christmas Eve when the price will re....
Tue Oct 9, 2012
Some narrowboat bargains that have recently been reduced in price are; Mehalah is a 57ft traditional style narrowboat built in 1989 for sale at Whilton Marina was &p....
Fri Aug 24, 2012
We've been very busy over the last few weeks selling narrowboats!  Last month we sold 19 canal boats.  Don't forget we are still offering a reduced rate to sell your narr....
Tue Jul 17, 2012
If you are looking for a small Narrowboat, Firefly is a 1999, 25ft Cruiser Style Narrowboat built by Hallmark. Firefly is lying at Whilton Marina and has just been reduced to&....
Fri Dec 16, 2011
Whilton Marina expands business with Venetian Marine purchase Whilton Marina, the leading narrowboat specialist, has expanded its business with the purchase of a marina in Cheshire....
Wed Dec 14, 2011
The Whilton Marina Chandlery is closed for refurbishment and will re-open, under new management, approximately Monday 23rd January 2012.  It will be managed by two experienced....
Fri Nov 25, 2011
We've added a few more videos on our Youtube Channel.  We now have 39 videos on our channel which anyone can view.  The videos range from explaining the different stern t....
Thu Oct 6, 2011
Today we have added a couple more narrowboating videos on to our youtube channel.  You can also see them via our website.  We have video clips from a narrowboat engine, h....
Sun Nov 30, 2008
Welcome to the Whilton Marina Blog. We have decided to launch a Blog on our website with the aim of keeping all our customers up to date with useful information about the inland wa....