We are the charity that works to protect and restore Britain’s 7,000 miles of canals and navigable rivers. We campaign for better existing waterways and help bring forgotten waterways back to life. Your support can make the difference.
Love your waterways
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Share your love of the waterways with future generations
Show your commitment to the waterways and help us to protect and restore their future.
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Why we need your help
We share expertise with local groups and give hands-on support
We work to protect the waterways’ unique heritage and environment
We campaign for the waterways at risk from underfunding and thoughtless development
Our incredible volunteers work tirelessly to improve the waterways
We are campaigning for boating on canals and rivers to be more sustainable.
Britain’s canals and rivers are a unique, living heritage. But that heritage is at risk.
Hundreds of miles of waterways are currently starved of funding.
Bringing Britain’s blue infrastructure back to life is good for people and places.
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Britain's waterways are vital; together we can campaign for them now and for the future.
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