We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Read the latest blogs from the team at the Canal & River Trust.
30 October 2017
Angling match results brought to you by Steve Cope.
Posted by: Angling match results
27 October 2017
With the end of British summer time we’re asking everyone using our towpaths to take extra care in the dark, especially new boaters heading into their first winter aboard.
Posted by: The boating team
26 October 2017
Find out more as our team talk about the heritage of our pumping stations.
Posted by: Heritage team
As well as school trips to the waterside, the Trust's learning programme, Explorers, also delivers free outreach workshops in school to inspire children about our canals and rivers.
Posted by: The Education Team
25 October 2017
Licence support advisor Debbi Figueiredo swapped dreaming about boating for actual boating. On her longest cruise for 15 years she was on a mission to cruise waterways that she’s not cruised before. Here’s the second instalment of the journey.
23 October 2017
20 October 2017
Welcome to the last October edition of Boaters' Update. There's a very eclectic feel below with news of two consultations (licensing and London), the world's oldest working steam engines, the first designs of the GOODBOAT guidelines and a tart to name just a few. Enjoy!
Posted by: The boaters' update
16 October 2017
Those of us of a certain vintage like to reminisce about the glories of bye-gone eras. How much better things were back in the good old days. When we fished as youngsters, we recall the idyllic sunny mornings when we landed fish a plenty. Our selective memories skip those more frequent rain soaked trips that ended with little or nothing being placed in the keepnet.
Posted by: The fisheries & angling team