We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Our regional waterways stretch across the UK, and here you can find out what all the teams are doing, what exciting volunteering opportunities they have and any meetings or partnership vacancies currently on your local canals and rivers.
Boasting everything from powerful tidal rivers to sleepy wildlife-rich canals, this area offers unique opportunities to waterside communities, businesses and visitors.
Kennet & Avon
Whether it's the 87 mile-long Kennet & Avon or the 13 mile-long Bridgwater & Taunton Canals, these green corridors cut a path through some of the most spectacular scenery in the south-west.
The London area, including Paddington and the Olympic Park stretches from the Upper Grand Union to the River Stort. With inner-city and suburban areas enjoying these beautiful waterways.
Manchester, Pennine & Potteries
Through Manchester, Cheshire, across the Pennines and down into the Potteries, water flows from dense major towns to open countryside, wild and dramatic. Our waterways offer both a lively city experience and wonderful countryside.
Covering Yorkshire and Teeside, our diverse waterway links major urban city centres with the tranquility of the countryside; wonderful hiddens gems of our canal history can be found here in the north east.
North Wales & Borders
From wide agricultural vistas to rolling hills and valleys, our waterway, rich with history and structural phenomenons passes through some of the most rural counties in England and Wales.
The north-west waterway links urban city centres and the picturesque countryside, spanning borders of Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Lancaster and Yorkshire.
The South East is home to a range of canals, embracing Herts, Bucks, Northampton, Leicester, Warwick and Oxford; rich in both picturesque hamlets and large urban regions.
South Wales & Severn
Stretching from north Worcestershire down to the commercial port of Sharpness and over to Swansea and the magnificent rural Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, our waterways are arguably the most diverse across England and Wales.
From the busy areas of Birmingham, Wolverhampton and the Black Country to the rural characterful South Staffordshire and Warwickshire, these waterways boast a wonderfully diverse environment.