We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Take a closer look at our canals and rivers and discover new ways to enjoy them
22 June 2017
Engineering is a vital part of what we do at the Trust. We couldn’t keep our 2,000 mile network of canals and rivers in good working order without our skilled team of engineers. On International Women in Engineering Day, we speak to two of our female engineers.
9 June 2017
We've got some great ideas for Father's Day - from quality family time somewhere special to celebrating with a bang. We've even got suggestions for what to buy the pickiest of Dads.
7 June 2017
With over 120 perfect places to pick from along our canals and rivers, your picnic plans will be anything but hampered this National Picnic Week.
12 June 2017
Come and attend a canal festival near you.
5 June 2017
Time travel along the towpath - discover the awesome Georgian engineering that is the Caen Hill Lock Flight. Then leave history behind and step off the grassy path into the future - our new wood that will grow and mature over the coming years.
19 May 2017
Go Canoeing Week is all about getting people out on the water. Here at the Trust we know that our canals and river are amazing places to get fit, try something new and have some fun.
27 April 2017
Between 1909 and 1965, over 80 barges, trows and schooners were deliberately beached on the banks of the River Severn. These ghostly hulks now form an eerie boat graveyard.
26 April 2017
Dark water, yew trees and bears: we explore the origins of ancient river names.
24 April 2017
Walk to School Week is right around the corner, from 15-19 May. Here at the Trust we’ve got the perfect way to help your kids cut out the traffic and get to school safe, sound and with a spring in their step.
29 March 2017
Our arts programme is transforming places and enriching lives. It provides artists with time and space along the waterways where they can slow down, research and make ambitious new work responding to important social, environmental and heritage questions.