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
27 May 2016
Wondering what festival you should go to this year? Well, look no further...than your local canal or river. Swap your £200 weekender ticket for a party with your local community enjoying talented musicians, hearty local food, drink and the wonderful sights and sounds of our waterways.
22 April 2016
Finding something to do on Bank Holiday weekends can end up as a battle of wills as each family member tries to convince the others that their choice is best. However, at this year’s Crick Boat Show, which takes place 28-30 May at Crick Marina near Daventry in Northamptonshire, there’s a host of activities to suit the whole family.
18 March 2016
If you’re looking for an Easter adventure then look no further than your nearest canal or river. Whether you’ve had enough of the family and you need to get away from it all or you want make some special memories with your loved ones there’s something for you down by the water.
2 March 2016
To celebrate International Women’s day we’ve been speaking to some of the women around the Trust who play a huge part in making our canals and rivers the special places that we know and love. Julie Sharman is our head of asset management and performance and here she tells us about what that involves.
Sara Banning is one of our education co-ordinators responsible for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) community engagement. Helen Sime is our mechanical and electrical delivery manager. They were keen to share why our waterways are a great place for young women to use their maths and science skills.
24 February 2016
Day boat hire on the canals offers the chance to spoil hard-working mums with a relaxing and memorable day. Why not take a posh picnic or stop for a pub lunch along the way?
29 February 2016
We've been very busy this year. As well as the usual maintenance, our clean-ups have been somewhat dominated by the recent flooding. With the help of volunteers selflessly spending hours with us, we have achieved some wonderful results. Check out what we've been up to.
13 January 2016
Her Majesty the Queen will be celebrating her 90th birthday this year. We’re joining with Keep Britain Tidy and a number of other organisations to get the country spruced up in time for the celebrations.
22 December 2015
The internet is full New Year resolution ideas, none of which you’ll keep. So we’ve decided to be a little more helpful and made a list of the resolutions we really don’t think you should make…
21 December 2015
For those of you who have left present shopping a little late this year, or have struggled to pick something for a loved one - we have some unique ideas for you to take away.