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Canal & River Explorers

The Canal & River Trust looks after most of the canals and rivers in England and Wales. Explorers has been designed to help you to discover them while having lots of FUN! 

Volunteers are ready to deliver a FREE Water Safety assembly in your school

Learning to be safe near water is an important part of a child's education. Our volunteers love to teach children to be SAFE (Stay Away From the Edge) near water. Throughout the Spring Term 2016, they will delivering Water Safety assemblies across the country.

Book an assembly today and recieve a free printed Water Safety Teacher Pack and Poster (quote ref CRE27 in the booking form).

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Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge

Twenty one of our key sites have been awarded this quality badge in recognition of our learning provision and safety.

Quality Badge

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Three of our sites, the National Waterways Museum, Bingley Five Rise locks and Foxton Lock have gained the Sandford Award for heritage education.


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There are FREE lesson plans, competitions, activities and resources to use in the classroom and on visits to your local canal or river.

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Do you need information about canals and rivers for projects or help with badges?