We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.

Days out in the North East

Are you looking for inspiring places to visit? In the North East we're proud to have wonderful waterside places to visit where lasting memories are made. Feeding the ducks or just watching the boats is a great way to spend time by the water with your family and friends.

View of Ripon Canal with lock in background Ripon Canal

Our places to visit

And here are a few more you may have missed

Just click on the links for more details:

RiverShack
Have a great time out on the River Tees......either on it, beside it - or maybe in it.

Tees Barrage International White Water Rafting
For a great day out visit the North East’s fantastic White Water Rafting Centre.

Air Trail Tees Barrage
If you love the great outdoors and all things adventurous then this is for you.

Leeds Waterfront water taxi
Arrive in style to Leeds Waterfront and New Dock on the free water taxi.

riversMEET Craft Cafe
Enjoy various craft and workshops and visit the cafe in Methley, Leeds

The Blue Loop 
Visit the continuous loop of waterways and riverside walkways in the heart of Sheffield. There’s wildlife a plenty down by the water. This is a brilliant destination for local families; it’s close to home, there’s loads to see and do, and best of all, it’s free.

Last date edited: 5 May 2017