We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
14 June 2017
The trials and tribulations we face in dealing with tonnes of boaters’ rubbish each year and how you can help make it better.
Posted by: The boating team
6 June 2017
A view of the show from the Canal & River Trust marquee
30 May 2017
One of the enjoyable parts of our work is welcoming new boaters to our network of canals and rivers. New boaters often have lots of questions and frequently call us or e-mail for advice and guidance.
24 May 2017
Are you creating a floating garden on your boat? Here's some handy safety tips from Debbi in our boating team.
4 May 2017
Find out how I serviced my own boat engine after attending a training course and discovered that more maintenance jobs need doing. As ever the B.O.A.T has lived up to its reputation and I’ll need to bung on another thousand or so in repairs before we go boating this summer.
21 April 2017
Spring is turning into summer, the Easter holidays are over and the main boating season is in full swing, so now it’s really important that everyone shuffles up and shares the space on visitor moorings.
7 April 2017
When you think of the canal and boats it’s natural to think of roses and castles, the traditional decorations from the days of working boats, carrying cargos around the country. These days you are as likely to see boats in bloom with real roses as much as painted roses.
29 March 2017
Our North area Boat Licence Customer Support team have recently acquired a new team member called 'Herbi' whose role is to ensure that there are no parts of the northern network of canals and rivers that we can’t reach when we need to.
Find out what the Canal & River Trust's boating team have been up to.