Yorkshire and North East

Covering the southern dales of Yorkshire and reaching as far as the River Tees, our diverse canals and rivers link major urban cities with rural tranquillity.

The canals and rivers of Yorkshire & North East offer a relaxing retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. 

We're not talking just every now and then on a day out to of our hundreds of listed buildings or scheduled ancient monuments. But, every day on your walk to work, your cycle to school or your moment of mindfulness.  

See below for newseventsdays 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 blue 'i' icon in the top left hand corner to expand the key.)

A boy fishing at Birmingham Canal Festival

Did you know?

Almost two thirds of households near our waterways are disadvantaged. Support our community projects along canals and rivers.

What's happening near you?

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