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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! 


Name the Explorers duck and win a boat trip for your class!

We need your help to name our duck. Follow the link below to find out how to enter our competition with your class. Every teacher that enters the competition will receive an Explorers pack full of resources to use with their class. The closing date for entries is 22 May 2015 so what are you waiting for? Get quacking!






Name our duck


Find out what our Explorers have been getting up to or tell us what you're doing on your local canal or river.

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 Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge

Twenty one of our key sites have been awarded the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge in recognition of our learning provision and safety.

Quality Badge

Out and about?

Why not use our interactive to build your own trail for a canal or river near you?

Build a Trail


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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?