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Waterways in the Branch

We cover the inland waterways across Somerset, Devon, Cornwall and Dorset.

Activities range  from running regular canal clean-up work parties to leading local waterways campaigns. 

Work parties are starting again, with clean up volunteers needed at Langport on Wednesday 12th May. 18:30 to 29:00/

Waterways

Kayaks at Lowdwells lock on the Grand Western Canal.
Moored boats and rowers at Exeter basin on the Exeter Ship canal.
Moored boats at the Bridgwater docks on the Bridgwater and Taunton canal.
volunteer on a work boat
volunteer on a work boat
volunteer on a work boat
volunteer on a work boat
volunteer on a work boat
volunteer on a work boat

Waterways

Local events

Local activities

IWA West Country Branch Boundaries

IWA West Country Branch campaigns for waterways within its area including:

  • Bridgewater & Taunton Canal
  • Bude Canal
  • Cann Quarry Canal
  • Chard Canal
  • Dorset & Somerset Canal
  • Exeter Ship Canal
  • Grand Western Canal
  • Liskeard & Looe Canal
  • Par Canal
  • River Parrett
  • Somerset Navigations
  • Stover Canal
  • Tavistock Canal
  • River Tone
  • Torrington (Lord Rolle’s) Canal