We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
18 September 2017
The past is closer than you think. Come down to the towpath and we’ll show you the treasures that time has not forgotten. Explore the hidden world of canal history just waiting on your doorstep.
1 August 2016
Historian Peter Brown champions the unsung heroes of Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
16 March 2016
2016 was a special year in canal history: the 300th anniversary of the birth of the pioneering canal engineer, James Brindley.
27 January 2016
George Findley has been making fenders for 40 years and is a well-known figure in the boating community. He talks to us about the art of fender-making and shows us how it’s done.
16 October 2015
Have you visited all of the original seven wonders of the waterways? Read on to see how many you can tick off your bucket list.
Hatton’s flight of 21 locks provides an excellent example of how our canal heritage has adapted to meet the needs of a changing society.
Last date edited: 15 November 2017