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


Maybe we have washed our handsand drunk deep and swamand think we know her,but water’s reputation goes before her like a flood:she does not suffer fools or gadflies.Therefore I have prepared some questions.Where do you get your ideas & your tide from? Don’t say the moon – that’s really pretentious.But as I clamber down the coastI… Read More


Today it has been confirmed that we can resume boating from 4th July! We are very excited to welcome you aboard for a holiday break afloat. We have availability from the 10th July. Get out of the house and enjoy a holiday afloat cruising through the Wiltshire countryside.… Read More


Now booking for holidays from July 10th 2020 2020 has been the most unusual year. It seems like everything has been cancelled, and if you also have health issues complicating things further, then this year has been mostly spend safe at home. The weather however has been glorious… perfect for boating! Thinks are looking brighter.… Read More