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Celebrity Carry on Barging….. the K&A on TV

Posted by John Wyles.

What a brilliant TV programme the Celebrity Carry on Barging on Channel Five has been. Here at Honeystreet Boats we have really enjoyed seeing our local waterway the Kennet and Avon being shown on prime time TV. Its been great to see Magician’s assistant Debbie McGee, Chariots of Fire actor Nigel Havers, actor and musician […]

Dogs come too on the Kennet and Avon

Posted by John Wyles.

For everyone who loves their dog, a canal boat holiday can be the perfect getaway. Here at Honeystreet Boats we felt it was really important to welcome the four legged member of your family too. We have welcomed lots of different types, from young to old, they all seem to have enjoyed. We are now […]

Mobile Wifi for your canal boat holiday

Posted by John Wyles.

Honeystreet Boats now with mobile wifi We are so excited to have sorted the mobile wifi option for Honey. What is even greater news is it is included in the price of your holiday. We really are committed to the NO ADDED EXTRAS canal boat holiday. With a clever piece of technology we can now […]

Lock free canal boat holiday on the Kennet and Avon K&A

Posted by John Wyles.

Never been on a narrow boat before? Always wanted a canal boat holiday but worried about the locks? Then Honeystreet boats is the perfect place to start Based in the middle of a lovely 15 mile stretch of the Kennet and Avon or k&a canal in Pewsey Vale Wiltshire. It is possible to have a […]

The Kennet and Avon – Brief introduction for your canal boat holiday

Posted by John Wyles.

The Kennet and Avon canal is among the loveliest waters in UK for a canal boat holiday. It rambles for 86 miles between Reading and Bristol, and passes via the historic city of Bath. It is possible to take a canal boat holiday on a narrow boat enjoying the canal and the adjoining area.¬† The […]

Honey has a little video taken

Posted by John Wyles.

Well, we had a visit today, and a video was taken. We were kindly given the video and okayed to share so here it is. It is a small tour of inside ‘Honey’ so you know what to expect for your canal boat holiday

Shining Brass, for your Canal Boat Holiday

Posted by John Wyles.

Just as the season of Canal boat holidays on the Kennet and Avon is ¬†about to begin. I decided that all of Honey’s brass could do with a buff up…… Two days of elbow grease later it is gleaming… But what a process. There are just so many different pieces of brass on board. The […]

Our Boat “Honey”

Posted by John Wyles.

We love our boat ‘Honey’ and hope you will too. She is 55ft long and 6’10” wide, perfect for holidaying on the Kennet and Avon canal. Before beginning your holiday you will be given full instruction on safe boat handling and operation of locks & swing bridges. Her interior gives a light and spacious ambience […]

The Kennet & Avon Canal

Posted by John Wyles.

The Kennet and Avon is an impressive feat of engineering, made up of two river navigations and a linking stretch of canal. It runs from the Severn Estuary near Bristol to the River Thames at Reading, over 100 miles long with more than 100 locks, some magnificent engineering and crossing some of the most beautiful […]