Welcome to Sileby Mill Boatyard

Here at Sileby Mill Boatyard, we offer a variety of activities and services, including day boat hire, boat servicing and anon-site shop for all of your boating goods!

9 am – 4pm  Monday – Thursday 

9am – 1pm  Friday

9am – 4pm  Saturday

CLOSED – Sunday



our services


Day Boat Hire Leicestershire

Our purpose built, all weather narrowboats Rumble, Fumble and Jumble are ideal for a family outing, birthday, anniversary or reunion parties, or a business day out with a difference. – Read more


We have a variety of long term non-residential moorings both on and offline, including some for wide-beam boats. – Read more

Boats For Sale

We often have boats for sale, some are our own and others are for private individuals. If you are looking for a boat to buy – Read more



Our  Chandlery is an Aladdin’s cave, stocking all sorts from chrome and brass fittings to obscure spares, toilet chemicals to boat polish and lots more. – Read more

Boat Repairs

We have a well equipped workshop, and hold stocks of various hardwoods and marine ply.  We can do a wide range of repairs to bring your boat back up to spec. – Read more


We offer a wide range of services ranging from boat hire, boat repair, slipway, wet and dry dock, refueling, moorings and much more. – Read more



Sileby Boatyard support Bamboozle Theatre Company

Sileby Boatyard has always supported the community in a number of ways.  We feel a particular empathy with the Bamboozle Theatre Company.

Bamboozle Theatre Company was founded in 1994 by Christopher Davies and Sue Pyecroft.  It delivers magical, memorable, multi…

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Sileby Boatyard on Clueless on BBC Radio Leicester

On 9th October 2016 Sileby Boatyard was featured on Clueless on BBC Radio Leicester. The clues were: So they are flying through the clues this morning.

Revenge on the Doctor from last week…

Here’s Ady in a boat.

Here’s clue 3…

CLUE 3 Theon Greyjoy’s other name, with…

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