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
17 March 2017
We’re celebrating the people whose green fingers and gardening achievements help make our waterways such pleasant places to visit. This summer we’ll be presenting certificates to those whose plants, flowers and vegetable displays make a positive contribution to our canals and rivers.
21 February 2017
The 2017 Crick Boat Show & Waterways Festival, to be held 27-29 May at Crick Marina, near Daventry in Northamptonshire, is the UK’s biggest inland waterways festival. Showcasing 300 exhibitors from across the canal world, the annual event is organised by Waterways World in partnership with us and Crick Marina, and offers a fantastic day out for all the family.
17 January 2017
Last month's quiz was brilliant - loads of you were hooked. So, let's find out whether you know your ruffe from your roach?
16 January 2017
Who wants a sneak peak - direct from the colleagues involved - of the exciting developments and highlights you can look forward to this year?
13 January 2017
Since the end of 2016 we've been running a survey to find out what you think about walking and cycling on our towpaths, and the response has been huge. We've had well over 3,500 responses so far. See the bottom of this page to find out how you can still take part.
Thank you to all those who submitted their snaps in our winter photo competition, we have been spoilt for choice with over 500 entries. See the winning 12 entries below:
3 January 2017
Modern life can be stressful and many of us would like to live healthier, calmer and less sedentary lives.
9 December 2016
Although not all of us get snow over the winter period, there is no denying that for most of us - some days are cold enough to consider two pairs of gloves!
6 December 2016
During the long winter months, many of our waterway birds pack up and migrate to warmer climes. But for those who stay behind, winter can be tough.
2 December 2016
Are you an expert on all things fish and fishing? Test your all round angling knowledge with our quiz.