Although still a magnificent feat of Victorian engineering, the Locks along any canal require constant maintenance and repairs. This Autumn has seen stoppages along the K&A and Brimslade Lock is currently being repaired. The Lock has been dammed and divers have come to unblock the channel that runs from the paddle into the lower lock.… Read More

Moonshine was originally a slang term for high-proofdistilled spirits usually produced illicitly, without government authorisation.┬áNow considered an art form, and legal in the states since 2010. Moonshine was banned due to the dangers associated with home distilling and the toxins that it might contain from the contaminated machine and car parts used to create the… Read More

The dictionary definition: Unable to think or act normally, especially because of being in love. Well, Moonstruck is just finishing her first season with us here at White Horse Boats. It certainly has been a romantic year with romances afloat, many wedding anniversary holidays and even a marriage proposal! We are still in love with… Read More

Church lock at Great Bedwyn has been in need of repair. Due to leaks it has been taking about 45 minutes to get through this lock! The lovely volunteers of the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust have been assisting at that lock for the past month. The paddles were broken and needed replacing, as well… Read More

We were beginning to wonder if the rain would ever stop, but this morning Moonshine woke to this; a beautifully calm and sunny morning at Burbage Wharf, looking forward to a peaceful cruise towards a nice spot for lunch! Escaping normal life for just a while aboard a narrowboat. Relax and unwind on an English… Read More

So here we are cruising towards the end of the 2017 boating season and the boats are at Devizes wharf being readied for the next holidaymakers to board. The narrowboats are still looking great and we would like to thanks Poppy and Stuart for working so hard and making the boats spotless and ship-shape! The… Read More

Beautiful photograph by Jonathan Helps of the newly Chalked White Horse at Pewsey. It looks stunning above the harvested fields. We have also been busy at White Horse Boats in 2017 with only a few holidays remaining for the end of the Summer into early Autumn. If you are planning ahead you may like to… Read More

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