To mark its first anniversary the Canal & River Trust is opening the doors to its three museums; National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port; Gloucester Waterways Museum and The Canal Museum at Stoke Bruerne for free, and offering visitors to Standedge Visitor Centre in Yorkshire free 30-minute boat trips into Britain’s longest canal tunnel.
In . . . → Read More: Waterway Museums and Attractions Celebrate Historic First Anniversary
The Canal & River Trust has launched a competition asking photographers to submit their pictures of the waterways which will inspire more people to visit and enjoy their local towpath or riverbank.
It’s free to enter and the person who submits the best photo, as decided by the judging panel which includes renowned waterway photographer . . . → Read More: A waterway picture says a thousand words
6th June 2013
The Canal & River Trust is pleased to announce that work has started on a £50,000 project to digitise and enable public access to the national waterway collection, including the archive of over 20,000 images.
The national collection which contains everything from historic narrowboats to canal company uniforms and commemorative plates is . . . → Read More: Canal & River Trust Announces £50,000 Project To Digitise The National Waterway Collection