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Ways to give

As a charity, we rely on your donations to protect and restore canals and rivers .

Ways To Give

Ways to get involved

Join with waterways-lovers around the country; find an event near you, try your hand at restoration or volunteer.

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Buy waterways maps, guides and gifts and help protect and restore the waterways.

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Love the waterways?

We’ve been protecting and restoring the waterways for 75 years; we need your help to make sure that they remain the special places that they are today.

Sustainable boating

We are campaigning for boating on canals and rivers to be more sustainable.

Preserving heritage

Britain’s canals and rivers are a unique, living heritage. But that heritage is at risk.

Safeguarding waterways

Hundreds of miles of waterways are currently starved of funding.

Volunteers working on the restoration of the Stover Canal

Restoring waterways

Bringing Britain’s blue infrastructure back to life is good for people and places.