We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Take a look at our latest blogs and features about all things boating.
15 September 2015
Keep up to date with all of the boating news and views.
2 October 2015
Find out what the Canal & River Trust's boating team have been up to.
17 March 2017
We’re celebrating the people whose green fingers and gardening achievements help make our waterways such pleasant places to visit. This summer we’ll be presenting certificates to those whose plants, flowers and vegetable displays make a positive contribution to our canals and rivers.
1 August 2016
Check out how Charlotte has made the most of the space in her narrowboat.
19 May 2016
Make sure your summer of boating starts smoothly with our top tips for bringing your boat out of hibernation.
15 January 2016
If you’ve never taken a boating holiday before now’s your time…
15 October 2015
We’ve got to that time of year when the temperatures start to drop dramatically and the country’s obsession with grit supplies takes hold. Summer cruising is well and truly over and for those of you who own boats on Britain’s canals and rivers it’s time to think about winterising your boat.
14 October 2015
The introduction of locks in the 10th century made it possible for boats to climb the highest hills and mountains. In England and Wales our waterways are now home to many different types of lock. Next time you're out and about see how many different types you can spot.
18 August 2015
The summer holidays are here, and for those of you who are gracing the waters with children this year, there are plenty of ways to keep them entertained. Don’t give boredom breathing space – here are five activities to keep the kids busy, whatever the weather.
Last date edited: 8 December 2017