Perfect pink sunset over Crofton locks last night, such a peaceful warm evening. The weather and landscape is so beautiful this summer, especially when experienced from the comfort of a narrowboat. Slow down, relax and cruise the Kennet and Avon Canal with White Horse Boats.… Read More


Moonrakers is the colloquial name for people from Wiltshire. This name refers to a folk story set in the time when smuggling was a significant industry in rural England, with Wiltshire lying on the smugglers’ secret routes between the south coast and customers in the centre of the country. The story goes that some local… Read More


The summer has arrived in style! Everywhere has slowed to a leisurely pace and the hot summer sun makes it feel like Spain. Moor up one of our boats under the shade of the trees and spread out your picnic on the towpath and just relax away from it all. Our dayhire boat is available… Read More


Our hirers on Moonfleet at the end of May wrote: “We had a thoroughly enjoyable trip. The boat was clean, tidy and well maintained. The staff, particularly Poppy and Stuart were very impressive, friendly and helpful. We would recommend White Horse Boats to any prospective customers and would definitely come back another time. Many Thanks,… Read More


1st and 2nd of July is the annual Devizes Beer Fest! Why not book a boat and stay at the wharf for canal-side accommodation! Lowest prices and boats available for the weekend starting Friday 30th June. Check out the festival DEVIZES BEER FEST  … Read More


Fancy biking along the canal, but can’t fit your bike in the car? We now have bikes to hire at £25 each for your holiday, supplied with repair kit, blanket and lock. £100 CASH deposit per bike and 72 hours notice required. Contact us if you would like to hire bikes.… Read More


Lovely feedback from the hirers of Moonraker in April 2017 Superb Boat, excellent facilities, clean and comfy. Excellent talk-through by Poppy, very knowledgeable about the boat canal info and rout suggestions. Her good local knowledge helped us plan our journey and moorings. A very pleasant weekend break, would definitely recommend and may come again in… Read More


DAY HIRE! Meet ‘Moonlighting’ – our new dayhire boat, already taking bookings for her first season 😊. Soooo many people enquired about dayhire last year: people, this is for you! If you’d like to indulge in a little Moonlighting for up to 10 people, and cruise along the beautiful Kennet and Avon Canal Quick Check availability.… Read More


Well done Poppy! We have had a brilliant first year here at White Horse Boats, and it so lovely to receive these wonderful comments. We are dedicated to making your holiday fabulous and really work hard to keep the boats in beautiful condition. Cruising towards the end of the season now, but the weather is… Read More