East Midlands

You'll find everything from powerful tidal rivers to sleepy wildlife-rich canals in the East Midlands, with all sorts of unique ways for you to get active and enjoy the waterside every day.

Waterways play a vital part in day to day life for many in this area but you don't have to wait for a Sunday afternoon stroll to get the best out of your local canals and rivers.

Here you'll find all our stories from across the regions. From our community projects making a difference across Greater Nottingham to the exciting events going on along the River Trent, and even perfect places to visit from Foxton Locks to Boston, Lincolnshire.

See below for news, events, days out and even volunteering opportunities happening near you.

Note: to find moorings, boaters' facilities and access points, zoom into the map tab below. Click the red 'i' icon in the bottom right hand corner to expand the key.

What's happening near you?

Add your postcode below to find news, events, places to visit and ways to volunteer on your local waterway.