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.
This is where you can find information about boating services along our canals and rivers.
If you own a boating business which you would like to add to our directory, please go to our listings page or login/register with My Trust.
The Oil Lab offers Oil and Fuel testing for the use of Individuals and Industry – set up in 1999 by a team of dedicated professionals, we have many years of experience in interpreting oil and fuel analysis results and spotting trends in oil quality through wear. Our oil and fuel testing laboratories...
A refurbished and modernised marina positioned in a beautiful rural position on the junction of the Rivers Cam, Old West & Great Ouse, just four miles upstream of Ely.
Talbot Wharf is a friendly traditional wharf boatyard run by the Machin family since 1962. We have long term and short term moorings, a busy chandlery and we sell Calor gas, red diesel and solid fuels.
NEW * ROW or RIDE on the River Tees *
Find a fishing boat has been providing an online classified directory service since 1999. The site specialises in new and used fishing boats and fishing gear as well as new and secondhand day boats, dinghies, rigs and workboats. You can find crew, marine equipment and licenses.
DAY BOAT HIRE IN LEICESTERSHIRE AND WARWICKSHIRE
Hire holiday boat company
The Boston belle cafe operates on the rivers and canals of London, Olympic Park on the river Lee, to Tottenham hale, Olympic Park, Hackney Wick to Limehouse basin,, Mile end, Victoria Park, lslington city basin, King's Cross, Battle Street basin, Camden, and out west to Little Venice, and Paddington....
Boat Diesel & Calor Gas sales
Countryside canal basin moorings for up to 12 Narrowboats. Permanent and short term moorings including overnight.