Read the story of how the Canal & River Trust came to be
Work for us
We have vacancies across all of our waterways and in the offices, museums and attractions that support them. We're one of the UK's biggest charities and we take pride in everything we do
If you're thinking of getting in touch then please take a moment to look through these pages as we probably have the answer on our website
Planning & design
All you need to know about planning and design on our canals and rivers
Find a winter mooring
Find a cosy section of canal to hunker down in this winter
10 reasons to take up canoeing
It's a great way to get fit and explore our waterways at the same time
Share the Space
Take a look at our common sense guide to sharing the towpath
Find a place to fish
From reservoirs to club-managed canals and river stretches - find your nearest place to fish
Get your free guide
Download your free guide today and start exploring the waterway nature near you
Download your free guides
You've nine free days out guides to choose from - where will you go first?
Find a walk near you
Are you ready to ramble? Find a waterside stroll or a satisfying hike along our beautiful canals and rivers
Take a look at our upcoming events here.
Find your favourite waterway
With over 95 canals, rivers, reservoirs, docks and navigations, find out more about your favourite waterway
Something for everyone
Help us make a difference and have fun along the way. Find your perfect volunteer role today
Join our team
Could you join your local Towpath Taskforce team and help us to keep our canals looking lovely?
Desmond Family Canoe Trail
If you're aged 16-25 and would like to get involved with this exciting project, please get in touch
Could you be a volunteer lock keeper?
Find out what's involved with this popular volunteering opportunity
Why we think canals are better with Friends
Become a Friend of the Canal & River Trust today and you’ll open yourself up to new experiences and endless opportunities.
We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
View this page in Welsh
From the picturesque scenery of the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal to the awe-inspiring Pontcysyllte Aqueduct on the Llangollen Canal, the canals and rivers of Wales take visitors on an unforgettable journey through the unique industrial, cultural and natural heritage that Wales has to offer.
On the Canal & River Trust website you’ll find plenty of information about our Welsh canals and how we protect and improve them for future generations.
From leisure information about the Welsh canals and attractions to details of how we work with partners, this website gives you all the information you need to know about our work in Wales.
The Llangollen Canal's combination of picturesque countryside and breath-taking engineering draws visitors from far and wide
Wildlife thrives along the Montgomery Canal. It is one of the most important canals for nature
Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal
The Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal is a true hidden gem and a favorite with walkers, cyclists and nature-lovers
While the Swansea Canal is no longer fully navigable it is still a green and pleasant walking and cycling route
Our work in Wales - Annual Report
Ein gwaith yng Nghymru - find out what's been happening in Wales over the past year.