Book a relaxing break for 2 adults from £119

Enjoy a relaxing getaway on this Foxton Locks short break for just £119 for two people and visit the interactive museum, The BoilerHouse.

At the Best Western Plus Ullesthorpe Court Hotel, relax and enjoy tea and cake on arrival, dinner for two on your first night and breakfast in the morning. Enjoy a day walking around Foxton Locks and the surrounding countryside before visiting The BoilerHouse.

There's lots to see and do at Foxton Locks. Sit and watch the boats negotiate the locks, take a boat ride, enjoy a meal on-site and visit the BoilerHouse to learn how the incline plane worked many years ago.


Boat Watch the boats go by at Foxton Locks

Booking your short break

  • STEP ONE - type the date of the first day for your preferred stay and the number of nights you wish to stay in the boxes below and click 'search'
  • STEP TWO - look at the grid of hotels and see which have rooms available on this date and for the number of nights you require, choose which hotel you wish to view and click 'select'
  • STEP THREE - if you are happy with your hotel selection click 'select'
  • STEP FOUR - on the secure booking page complete the number of adults in your party. If the size of your party requires more than one room change this in the appropriate box, the system will calculate the cost of your short break. Complete your contact details.
  • STEP FIVE - double check all the details you have filled in, particularly your email address as this will be used to send you your booking confirmation.
  • STEP SIX - follow the payment procedure on screen - after making payment, your booking confirmation will be emailed to you together with a link to your eTickets.

If you can't find available rooms for the date you want to Stay Play Explore, call 0116 225 4000 and we will do our best to add the rooms you would like.

Foxton Locks Short Break 

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Museum The BoilerHouse, Foxton

The BoilerHouse at Foxton Locks shows how the Inclined Plane worked and brings to life what it was like to live and work on the canals and locks of Victorian waterways.

The BoilerHouse displays a fascinating range of exhibits including an interactive game where visitors can stoke the boiler to create the right conditions for the Inclined Plane, an immersive theatre and the app that brings the boats back to life.

This short break includes tickets for 2 adults to enter The BoilerHouse at Foxton Locks.

See more information about Foxton Locks here.

The Best Western Plus Ullesthorpe Court Hotel provides modern luxury accommodation in what was originally a 17th Century Manor House. The hotel is set in 120 acres of glorious Leicestershire countryside yet only 10 minutes from the motorway network, M69 links Coventry (M6) and Leicester (M1).

This package includes tea and cake when you arrive at the hotel, dinner in the restaurant, one night accommodation for two people in either a double or twin room, and breakfast in the morning.

Extra nights can be purchased at the time of booking and this is on a B&B basis. Contact the hotel direct on 01455 209023 for upgrades and to book additional meals.

Ticket is valid for entrance only for 2 adults to The BoilerHouse at Foxton Locks. Visit the website for opening times. This ticket does not include the purchase of the interactive app and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers. Sat nav: LE16 7RA.

This package includes tea and cake when you arrive at the hotel, dinner in the restaurant, one night accommodation for two people in either a double or twin room, and breakfast in the morning. Extra nights can be purchased at the time of booking and this is on a B&B basis. Call the hotel direct for upgrades or to book additional meals: 01455 209023. Sat nav: LE17 5BZ.


Foxton Locks
From the A6: Travelling north or south follow the brown tourist signs. When heading towards Market Harborough on the B6047, turn right towards
Foxton and left towards Gumley. The locks are accessed from Gumley Road. Please avoid passing through either Gumley or Foxton villages.
From junction 20 of the M1 follow A4304 to Lubenham and follow the brown tourist signs.

Best Western Ullesthorpe Court Hotel
Set amidst 120 acres of glorious Leicestershire countryside near the town of Lutterworth. Frolesworth Road, Ullesthorpe, Lutterworth. Leicestershire LE17 5BZ

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Important information - please read before making your booking

1. All bookings must be made online through this website, there is a booking fee of £3 per transaction. If you can't see a room available on the day you wish to book, give us a call on 0116 225 4000 and we'll try our best to increase the number of rooms available.

2. See our full T&Cs before booking your break.

3. This short break is subject to availability. Check in advance of your visit for individual attraction opening dates, times and exclusions and if you need to pre-book your place in advance. If you have a query, take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page.

4. Your attraction e-Ticket is available to download and print once the booking of your short break has been completed.

5. Tickets are valid for 12 months from date of stay.

6. Your e-Ticket entitles the bearer for ENTRY ONLY into Foxton's BoilerHouse museum.

Cancellations & Amendments to Bookings

1. Bookings are non-refundable under any circumstances within 7 days prior to your stay date or at any point if your eTicket has been used. For cancellations made up to 7 days before your accommodation date you will receive a refund of your package price minus a £5.00 administration charge.

2. If you wish to change the short break package currently booked, change the date of a short break, cancel the booking or change the hotel, Leicestershire Promotions will try to accommodate you. However, each change requested will incur a £5.00 processing charge. All changes are subject to approval and availability of the hotel providers in question. Any card transaction fees incurred at the time of booking will not be refunded. Please note you cannot make any changes within 7 days prior to your stay date.

3. To reduce/increase the amount of nights connected to a short break, change the short break currently booked or change the hotel provider of the short break, please refer to the alterations sections on our FAQs page.

4. For cancellations please contact Leicestershire Promotions directly on 0116 225 4000.

5. For the above reasons you may wish to take out cancellation insurance, which is inexpensive and can be obtained from any good broker.