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.
Black hand made rope fenders for narrowboats'
We are Roving Traders travelling the inland waterways on our narrow-boat Islonian trading as Flavoursfloat.
Photographer, specialising in pictures of the Rochdale Canal and the South Pennine moors.
The Chesterfield Canal Trust runs boat trips on Madeline from Hollingwood Hub every Saturday from the start of April to to the end of October.
Boat handling skills are taught at the Soar Valley Helmsman Training Centre to the R Y A inland waterways helmsman’s course standard.
Canoe Trail is family run business and we operate on the River Great Ouse and the River Ivel. We provide canoes, kayaks and stand up paddle boards to our explore our stunning rivers. The River Great Ouse is the 5th largest River in Britain offering rural locations with an ambundance of wildlife including...
A tranquil and friendly atmosphere awaits any visitor to our canalside bar and eating house.
Arthur Daily Trips (Canal Cruises)
Officially The Busiest Flight of Locks in the Country
Diesel Fuel Bug Removal