Canal & Waterways News and Features

Waterways News & Features about what's happening on the UK Canals and Rivers

Canal Junction has regular news updates on canal matters, progress reports on the many canal restoration and rebuilding schemes and special features about UK canals and inland waterways.

RCR helps recover stranded Canal du Midi cruisers

Stranded boats on Canal du Midi

On the 15th October three months of rain fell in a few hours in south western France,  causing widespread devastation ...More

Turbulent Times on the Llangollen Canal!

Turbulent Times

The Ellesmere Canal, now the hugely popular Llangollen Canal, was a bit of a failure in its day! So much ...More

Winter moorings available, 3% rise & new Band Zero

winter moored boats

Canal and River Trust winter mooring sites and rates have been announced. Rates range from £6.70 to £18 a metre ...More

Your boat could take you farther afield next year!

SW Australia beach

Your canal boat could give you a holiday in a two bedroom apartment in Andalucia, a motor home in New ...More

A Cajun Festival close to the Llangollen Canal?

big weekend cajun festival

The Big Weekend Cajun Festival is on again on August 17th to 19th, with moorings on the Llangollen Canal only ...More

Drought closes Northern waterways to boaters

Bank Newton Lock

Five Pennine canals have lock flights padlocked because of the current dry weather with no cross Pennine routes open to ...More

Sunken cruiser lifted from Middlewich T&M

vandalised cruiser in Middlewich

A 20 foot cruiser which had been vandalised, burnt out and sunk in the middle of the Trent and Mersey ...More

River Cam’s Collapsing Banks Saved

Piling on the River Cam

A hard to reach section of bank on the River Cam has  been saved from collapse in just four months without ...More

Wexp get Queens Award for Voluntary Service

Waterways Experiences

Wexp of Hemel Hempstead has just been granted The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for its work. It runs three ...More

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