We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
Wildlife thrives along the Montgomery Canal. It is one of the most important canals in the country for nature, much of it is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and the Welsh section is of international importance, designated a Special Area of Conservation for its aquatic plants.
Mae bywyd gwyllt yn ffynnu ar hyd Camlas Maldwyn. Hon yw un o’r camlesi pwysicaf yn y wlad o ran byd natur, ac mae rhan helaeth ohoni’n Safle o Ddiddordeb Gwyddonol Arbennig, gyda rhan Cymru o bwysigrwydd rhyngwladol ac wedi’i dynodi’n Ardal Cadwraeth Arbennig am ei phlanhigion dyfrol.
From wide agricultural vistas to rolling hills and valleys, our waterway, rich with history and structural phenomenons passes through some of the most rural counties in England and Wales.
You can book and manage some of your favourite passages directly online.
Feared and revered in equal measure since the early days of canal boating, our most well known lock flights have now become leisure destinations in their own right - and a valued part of British canal heritage.
Maintaining canal and river navigations for use by boats is at the core of what the Trust does. We want to ensure that our managers’ decisions are well informed by those who navigate the waterways regularly.
John Dodwell continues his adventure from the Montgomery Canal to the Llangollen.
During April 2015, with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Canal & River Trust and Nexus Archaeology ran a community archaeology project at Maesbury Marsh near Oswestry. The work provided a means of promoting the wider Montgomery Canal restoration and offered local people the chance to find and understand more about the village and its connections with the canal.
John Dodwell gives us the latest installment of his boat trip around the north of England.
This article should perhaps really be headed 'My favourite canal'. There are so many pegs along the Llangollen Canal that are simply stunning places to spend time, that it would be unfair to name just one of them.