All along the Vale of Pewsey celebrations of remembrance and gratitude took place. Many of the small villages along the canal respected those who went to war for our liberties today with church services, parties and gatherings. During WW2 there were concerns that the enemy could sneak along the canal and quietly invade from the… Read More


Not only is the end of October  Hallowe’en, but this day also makes the last trip out for our dayboat moonlighting this season. She has just been booked for a family trip to explore the canal with young children and the dog too! A great family adventure to explore the canal and look at all… Read More


Cruising back to base at Devizes Wharf, here is Moonshine, one of three 57′ narrowboats. Beautifully reflected in the still calm canal water, just cruising between the last two bridges before mooring up at the end of a perfect weekend. The weather has been glorious through most of this month, October, and indeed all summer.… Read More


We are delighted to be part of this beautiful landscape and give tourists and holidaymakers the opportunity to experience some of the Great West Way from the comfort of a narrowboat on the Kennet & Avon Canal. This is the ideal base to visit much of the stunning scenery between Bristol and London, we are… Read More


This time of year sees the cygnets with their parents learning about life on the canal. These are our local brood and are actually friendly. Always pleased to see us and probably because they are hoping for scraps through he hatch! (shrimps a favourite, not bread of course). They have been having flying lessons… the… Read More


It doesn’t need to be said that we had quite a lot of rain this weekend! Pewsey celebrated their annual  Carnival and illuminated the rain with the fabulous floats of the Carnival Procession. And it rained on our boats too! But despite the down pour, you still enjoyed your holiday afloat, and when the sun… Read More


Holidays afloat through the Autumn. We are now taking booking for 2018 until the end of November. If you fancy a holiday afloat and watch the seasons changing from the comfort of your own cosy boat on the Kennet and Avon, you may like to know that we are taking booking for holiday until the… Read More


Lazy summer days likes these make beautiful memories. Moored up after a day cruising along the Kennet & Avon, watching the sun go down as the children play until dinner is enjoyed by all. This perfect photo was sent to us our hirers last week after their holiday afloat.   “Hi Guys – thanks so… Read More


Travelling along the Vale of Pewsey in this endless summer we could easily forget that we are actually in England. This year there has been no need to fly across the planet in search of the sun as we have been blessed with the most glorious season we have ever known on the Kennet and… Read More


The canal inspires many things from painting to poetry, but we hope you find your own way to relax on one of our narrowboats this summer. So far a glorious summer and it looks set to stay for a little while longer at least! So maybe, as you are floating along the waterway you will… Read More