We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
8 September 2017
Licence Support Advisor Debbi Figueiredo has swopped dreaming about boating for actual boating. On her longest cruise for 15 years she’s on a mission to cruise waterways that she’s not cruised before. Here’s the first instalment of the journey.
Posted by: The boating team
25 August 2017
Boating is supposed to be one the fastest ways to slow down, relax and unwind. Sadly, some people cause problems for the rest of us by speeding past moored craft or creating a breaking wash, which causes damage to the canal and river banks, and harms wildlife. We’d like everyone to keep calm and slow down past moored boats, take it easy and be considerate.
10 August 2017
There are many wonderful places to visit on our network, so taking a longer than two-week cruise will either allow you either extend your cruising range to visit new places, or to spend longer exploring places that you may have previously dashed past. Here’s some things to think about when planning a longer cruise.
28 July 2017
We want everyone to stay safe this summer, so here are some of the common causes of sinking boats on our canals and rivers, together with a few pointers about how to prevent it happening to you.
27 July 2017
Believe it or not a lot of people, not just boaters, are confused as to what is OK to put in the canal and what is not OK, so here’s a simple guide.
14 July 2017
This summer, let’s help keep our canals flowing by being careful not to waste water whilst boating.
30 June 2017
Alcohol and boating at the same time are not a great mix.
27 June 2017
If you like to go to the theatre, whether it’s to see a musical or a play, you don’t always have to go travelling to the nearest big town and pay lots of money for tickets.
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