Pocklington Canal - A gem in the landscape

A big thank you to the National Heritage Lottery Fund for funding our natural heritage project on the Pocklington Canal: A Gem In The Landscape, which has finally drawn to a close after three outstanding years.

Pocklington Canal Visitor Interpretation Scheme Pocklington Canal Visitor Interpretation Scheme

The Trust has been proud to work in partnership with Pocklington Canal Amenity Society, Natural England and National Lottery Heritage Fund. 

The project team, volunteers and partners came together to deliver a fantastic programme of activities which has left a strong legacy for the canal's heritage and biodiversity and for local people who are now more engaged, informed and involved with their very special canal.

Here are just some of the outputs and outcomes:

  • 3,610 project participants
  • 344 volunteering days
  • Green Flag Award
  • 94 activities and events
  • 2,426 school children engaged
  • 49 volunteers trained
  • 314 walks and talks
  • 56 people undertook community archaeology digs
  • Listed Church Bridge restored
  • Swing Bridge No 7 re-interpreted
  • New visitor interpretation scheme
  • Improvements over 3 Sites of Special Scientific Interest
  • A lasting legacy

Here's to the next phase.

Last date edited: 8 October 2019