We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
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.
Posted by: The boating team
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.
24 March 2017
A boater's view of why boaters should take part in the annual Boat Owners View survey.
What is it really like to take part in a boat engine maintenance course when you think you don't know much about engines? Debbi from the boating team continues with day two of the course.
16 March 2017
What is it really like to take part in a boat engine maintenance course when you think you don't know much about engines?
3 March 2017
Keeping your boat afloat with regular hull maintenance.
7 February 2017
It’s a widely held misconception that living on board a boat is always greener than living on the land. But there are lots of things live aboard boaters can do to make our way of life greener, and in our own way take small steps towards action on climate change.
Find out what the Canal & River Trust's boating team have been up to.