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 Skinny Boat Photography Company supplies unique handmade greetings cards and framed pictures. All of the images have been captured by us so you will not see them for sale anywhere else. We capture local scenes, many of the picturesque waterways and the wildlife found there. There are other popular...
Operating from on board Narrowboat 'Drifter', Nancy May Crochet supplies beautiful handmade crocheted items for baby, toddler and adult. We also accept commissions for one off items.
Andy, Tanya and Chris offer a reliable and efficient, cost effective solution to your boat moving requirements. We skipper your narrowboat or widebeam to any destination on the canals and rivers of the UK inland waterways network.
Wonderfully relaxing narrowboat holidays aboard our well equipped and cozy 58ft narrowboat. Starting your holiday from Nantwich Canal Centre, the Shropshire Union canal wanders gently ahead of you as you cruise through the beauty of the British countryside. Travel in style to Chester, Middlewich or the...
A beautifully finished boat, Lucy Joe has been designed with space, luxury and comfort in mind. A fixed double bed at the back supplemented by a luxurious double sofa bed at the front and spacious wet room, galley and lounge gives you the freedom to unwind and relax. We've even thought of the bow in...
Small, well secured marina on the edge of Banbury town centre within easy walking distance of shops, rail and bus stations yet overlooking parkland. Off-line jetty and off-side on-line moorings with electrical hook-up, water point and car parking. Phone, Email or visit our website for prices and availability....
Marina with full boatyard facilities. Moorings, Chandlery inc. Searolf LED and Lockmaster windlass, Cafe, Dry Dock, wet dock, repairs, BSS examiner.
Bridge 25- Ashby Canal - Tomlinsons Farm Shop offers an excellent range of fresh home and locally produced meat & vegetables, fresh locally baked bread, fresh milk, cheeses, pies.
The Home Brew Boat travels extensively around the Midlands supplying all the equipment and kits you need to brew your own beer, wine, cider or spirits.
Bespoke Boating Solutions Ltd is a small family run business operating the Stone Wharf mooring site on the Paddington Arm, just off Little Venice Pool in Maida Vale.