They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.At the going down of the sun and in the morningWe will remember them. Laurence Binyon, 1869 – 1943 Today we remember all those who have given their lives in the service of others. As we… Read More

Late autumn in Devizes usually sees carnival and the illuminated procession lighting up the streets with food and craft stalls for us to enjoy. This year is a little different as we are taking the COVID safer route and decorating our houses and businesses so that people can wander and see the wonders on display.… Read More

These swans know they have a captive audience, but I am always delighted to see them. If they ever spot an open side hatch or someone with a bite to eat then they will come to see if they can join your feast! The swans are very sociable and will come close… but may snap… Read More

We have a few spaces have become available for dayhire this year. Groups of up to 6 from different households can still enjoy a day out aboard Moonlighting, and even stop at a pub for a meal together. Dare I even say ‘rule of six’? Complying with this new legislation means that our lovely boat… Read More

We have had a fabulous summer welcoming you aboard on your British holiday away from home. It has been great meeting you and welcoming you at Devizes wharf the seeing you off on your adventure through Wiltshire. Now the children have returned to school and the trees are just beginning to display their autumn show… Read More

For many, being on holiday is about doing what you want, being away from home, exploring somewhere new and looking at the beauty around you. How wonderful if you are a gifted artist and can capture your holiday on paper. We have had many poems and photographs, but today I was sent these beautiful sketches… Read More

Now you may think that a holiday in the UK involves sitting on a crowded beach, staying in a caravan or tent or walking in the hills. But have you ever thought you’d like to cruise a narrowboat? In your own floating holiday home and a gentle adventure learning to navigate the canal. Where you… Read More

Thank you to our lovely customer who hired with us recently. Mark Walford cruised Moonshine along the canal and captured these amazing photos that he shared with us. You can find more of Mark’s photography work on Instagram @markwalfordphotography and facebook. We are delighted with these stunning photographs of Moonshine cruising through Wiltshire.… Read More

So lovely to be back on the water! Last week I was lucky to have to cruise Moonraker back to Devizes and passed Moonstruck heading out on holiday. Its such a lovely way to spend time with your close family without being stuck at home. Wishing your own narrowboat-pod you travel through the breathtaking countryside… Read More

AN UNUSUAL OPPORTUNITY! Rather than boat her back to Devizes this week, we have decided to make Moonraker available for hire from her current mooring at Burbage Wharf, where she has been since lockdown. Don’t tell the other boats, but she is my personal favourite: an ideal love-nest for a couple, but with a couple… Read More