We are delighted that our boats are once again cruising along the Kennet & Avon Canal taking you on your holidays afloat. February Half term holidays are often about escaping to the Alps or some warm beach, but for a real adventure closer to home a few days on a narrowboat may suit you and… Read More

With the storms still raging across the UK the Canal & River trust emailed some sensible advice and precautions to help keep safe on the canals. We don’t hire our holiday boats durning the winter season, but windy weather can occur anytime. This letter outlines a few things that everyone should be aware of, not… Read More

At last the days seems to be getting longer and the sun is warming the land encouraging the flowers to bloom. Along the canal the Snowdrops and Crocuses are peeking out for all to see. All the winter maintenance has been completed and we are looking forward to welcoming our first holidaymakers in less than… Read More

Snowdrops are one of the first signs that spring will soon be here. These perfect delicate white flowers are the first to be seen at the end of winter and are always a delight to find along any walk. Today Petra and I walked towards Wilcot from Pewsey in the sun and spotted quite a… Read More

Life on the canal gets difficult in the winter months. Obviously with tempertures fluctuating around zero there will inevitably be ice on the towpath and if we get a particularly cold snap the canal may freeze as well. Now why this appears beautiful and lovely to see on a brisk winter’s walk, it really makes… Read More

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