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
21 September 2017
Jack Perks, an experienced wildlife photographer, has given us his top tips for taking pictures down by our canals and rivers.
20 September 2017
Our canals aren’t just pretty places to visit. Thanks to our ongoing efforts to make our canals welcoming to everybody you really can work, live and play by the water. So, the next time you’re facing a dreary meeting, why not move it to your local canal or river and unleash your creativity?
13 September 2017
A mother daughter team are hoping to encourage others to ‘live more adventurously’ after taking on a fantastic rafting journey along one of our most interesting waterways.
8 September 2017
Gregg Stevenson, a former soldier who lost both legs in Afghanistan, has been making a huge difference to the lives of people in Lancashire by rallying support for the country’s first ever coast to coast canoe trail.
15 August 2017
We're celebrating national afternoon tea week - yes that's a thing - with a spread, jam-packed with our favourite places for tea and cakes along our 2,000 miles of waterways.
14 August 2017
Whenever a canal is drained of its water during our maintenance work or an unplanned emergency, as the charity that cares for everything to do with the nation's canals and rivers, we’ve a responsibility to make sure the resident fish are safe and well. But how do you do that?
17 July 2017
Yes, it’s that time again... Six long weeks of bored children hanging round the house. So, we’ve had a quick whip round our waterways to find you the best free ideas for fun days out around our canals for the whole family this summer.
30 June 2017
We're proud to be hosting a series of free paddle boarding events across England’s canals this summer, to get people out enjoying the water and to highlight the problem of plastic pollution.
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.