As the long term weather forecast predicts warm weather early this year we are starting our boating season on Valentine’s day with short breaks until mid March. From 13th March week holidays as well as the short breaks are available. Now the boats are looking splendid, and you can see them all resting at Devizes… Read More


To celebrate the start of 2020 we have decided to apply a discount to all our bookings. To qualify for this discount you must have either seen us online, booked online or found us through an internet search (wither yourself or trough a third party). We do not produce a printed brochure as all our… Read More


We are delighted to show off our new paintwork and varnished carpentry. The whole holiday fleet has been repainted and all the woodwork repaired or replaced. The White Horse Boats are once again in perfect condition ready for the boating season starting next month!… Read More


There are many great pubs along our stretch of the Kennet and Avon Canal, and a narrowboat is a great way to enjoy them all with the advantage that your accommodation is moored just a short walk away! A good meal, a few pints and no driving to get back you your cosy bed. Yes,… Read More


The end of a decade makes us think about all the things that we have done in the last ten years, and for us at White Horse Boats the last few years have been amazing . When the original owners retired in 2015 we took over the running of White Horse Boats. All the boats… Read More


Give someone a narrowboat adventure for Christmas this year. A gift with a difference that will be eagerly anticipated and remembered afterwards! We sell vouchers for dayhire on MOONLIGHTING. Buy a voucher as a gift and then your lucky recipient can choose the day they take our little dayhire boat out for a cruise. Full… Read More


When I first started working for White Horse I may have, in my ignorance, referred to the boats as ‘barges’. The horrified look on the David’s face strongly suggested I’d made a terrible mistake and insulted his entire world. Oops, sorry. Four year later, I’m still here, and have been careful not to annoy the… Read More


Our boats do not cruise over the winter as the conditions can be too hazardous (ice/snow) over the colder months. This makes cruising impossible and very difficult for us to get to the boats should anything happen. So no, for elf and safety reasons (sorry, couldn’t resist…) we do not hire over the winter or… Read More


Our last holiday crew returned on Monday. This marks the end of our 2019 season. As the boats were painted three years ago there are a few scuff and scratches that need to be addressed and so on Wednesday we cruised them towards to paint shed at Bradford. Through the 29 locks at Caen Hill… Read More


When we welcome you aboard we like to leave you a couple of postcards as a keepsake, or to send to friends and family. If you’d like more please just ask. They also serve as our business cards so if you see us at the boats we’ll give you one as a reminder of our… Read More