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
26 September 2016
Scrunching leaves, vibrant views and the red-tinted, orange and golden hues of autumn make for some breath-taking places to visit on the nation’s beautiful waterways.
5 September 2016
What better way to enjoy the best of the autumn colours, than on a canal boat holiday? We have six wonderful destinations for you to make the most of autumn on water.
24 August 2016
Peter has been an enthusiastic volunteer for the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port for four years. Find out more about Peter’s role and why he enjoys working with us so much.
12 August 2016
Feeling inspired by all the sport on TV this summer? Would you like to get outside, get active and try new things? Read on to find out what your local canal has to offer.
1 August 2016
Killer shrimp, minks and Aesculapian snakes: Trust ecologist Dr Mark Robinson explains why some invasive species are causing havoc on our waterways.
Historian Peter Brown champions the unsung heroes of Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.
Check out how Charlotte has made the most of the space in her narrowboat.
25 July 2016
We'd like to show you the ways we have created living waterways, enriched lives and transformed places during 2015/16.
7 July 2016
Jake volunteers regularly along the Grantham Canal. His involvement with the waterways and his experience of working in a volunteer team has literally turned his life around. Read Jake’s inspirational story.
20 June 2016
The Avon Vale workboat volunteers have been helping out with maintenance and other varied tasks along the Kennet & Avon Canal since 2010. Read more about how they restored the Avon Vale, why they enjoy working on the boat whatever the weather, and whether you could join their crew.