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
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.
17 March 2016
When you think of physical activity, fishing isn’t usually the first sport to spring to mind. But in reality fishing can burn calories, strengthen muscle tone and improve overall fitness. Studies have shown that fishing also boosts mental health in a number of key ways. Read on to find out more.
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.
22 January 2016
In this exciting new series we're profiling major historical figures in the angling world. We'll tell you about the real life heroes who have devoted time, energy and sometimes their entire lives to fisheries conservation and the development of angling.
15 January 2016
If you’ve never taken a boating holiday before now’s your time…
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…