Read the story of how the Canal & River Trust came to be
Work for us
We have vacancies across all of our waterways and in the offices, museums and attractions that support them. We're one of the UK's biggest charities and we take pride in everything we do
If you're thinking of getting in touch then please take a moment to look through these pages as we probably have the answer on our website
Planning & design
All you need to know about planning and design on our canals and rivers
Find a winter mooring
Find a cosy section of canal to hunker down in this winter
10 reasons to take up canoeing
It's a great way to get fit and explore our waterways at the same time
Share the Space
Take a look at our common sense guide to sharing the towpath
Find a place to fish
From reservoirs to club-managed canals and river stretches - find your nearest place to fish
Get your free guide
Download your free guide today and start exploring the waterway nature near you
Download your free guides
You've nine free days out guides to choose from - where will you go first?
Find a walk near you
Are you ready to ramble? Find a waterside stroll or a satisfying hike along our beautiful canals and rivers
Take a look at our upcoming events here.
Find your favourite waterway
With over 95 canals, rivers, reservoirs, docks and navigations, find out more about your favourite waterway
Something for everyone
Help us make a difference and have fun along the way. Find your perfect volunteer role today
Join our team
Could you join your local Towpath Taskforce team and help us to keep our canals looking lovely?
Desmond Family Canoe Trail
If you're aged 16-25 and would like to get involved with this exciting project, please get in touch
Could you be a volunteer lock keeper?
Find out what's involved with this popular volunteering opportunity
We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Providers of skills courses, instruction and guiding for Hillwalking, Navigation, Paddle Sports (canoe & kayak), Nordic Walking, First Aid Training and Leadership.
Looking to improve your map reading skills or to learn to kayak/canoe? Fancy that family canoe outing and picnic or just to enjoy the outdoors with the help of an experienced leader?
Based in beautiful North Yorkshire within easy reach of the Dales and Moors, as well as the Lake District, River Mountain Experience are providers of skills courses, instruction and guiding in Hillwalking, canoeing and kayaking including the delivery of BCU Star Award (personal performance awards for paddlesport), Nordic Walking, First Aid training and Leadership.
We have canoes, kayaks and inflatable kayaks available for hire either on the lake at Ellerton Park or the surrounding area. Please contact us for details
River Mountain Experience is run by husband and wife team David and Helen Adams who have many years experience of providing activities to adults and children, particularly in the voluntary sector.
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Please contact us if you have any queries about dis ability access etc.