We are delighted to offer one of the safest types of adventure holidays aboard a narrowboat. Our boats are always throughly cleaned between hires and so one aboard, you are basically in an isolated pod…. but on holiday! Full tuition always given, so perfect for novices or experienced skippers! 2021 might not see so many… Read More


Is there anything as magical as waking to the bright fresh snow covering everything in sparkling whiteness? It changes the dreary sludgy mud into brightness that brings out the inner child. Everything looks fresh and clean and when the sun shines rainbows are seen in the crystals. It encourages is to get out and explore,… Read More


Imaging cruising through the beautiful White Horse Valley on a narrowboat. See the rolling countryside and hills unfold around you as you make your way along the canal. Relax and unwind to the pace afloat and enjoy the freedom of boating. Book a holiday aboard a narrow boat with your bubble and get away from… Read More


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