Upcoming Events & Meetings


Featured events

Work Party Uttoxeter

13 December 2018

ST14 5HR

Christmas Social Lancs & Cumbria

13 December 2018

PR6 8AJ

Talk - IWA North Staffs/South Cheshire Branch

14 December 2018

Stoke-on-Trent Boat Club, Endon Wharf, Post Lane, Endon, STOKE-ON-TRENT, ST9 9DT

Work Party Manchester

15 December 2018

Manchester


Who we are, what we campaign for

Keep up to date with all the latest waterways news. Sign up for email updates

first name:

last name:

email:



Working to protect and restore the country's 6,500 miles of canals and rivers

IWA is the leading membership charity dedicated to protecting and restoring Britain’s network of canal and river waterways. We use our extensive experience and member knowledge to formulate expert policies as well as undertake local and national campaigns that have a real impact on the UK's inland waterways.

Our Waterway Recovery Group provides practical and technical support to waterways restoration projects across the country and runs Canal Camp restoration working holidays, as well as providing skills training for volunteers.

Become a member today and help us to protect and expand the waterways network that you love.

Latest news from our charity

Latest News

> More News
Christmas Canal Camp in the Cotswolds

Christmas Canal Camp in the Cotswolds

A Five-Day Working Holiday for just £70 per personIf you enjoy spending time outdoors and ...

IWA Volunteer is Guest of Honour at Prince Charles' 70th Birthday Party

IWA Volunteer is Guest of Honour at Prince Charles' 70th Birthday Party

IWA volunteer Bernard Morton, was selected as a guest of honour at an exclusive tea party to ...

Reunion Weekend Sees Over 1,000 Hours of Restoration Work

Reunion Weekend Sees Over 1,000 Hours of Restoration Work

On 3rd/4th November, IWA’s Waterway Recovery Group held its Annual Reunion Weekend - ...

View all

Join IWA

Together we can do more.  Join us today and help us to campaign for the waterways that you love.
Find out more

Volunteer

Do you love the waterways and want to give something back? Opportunities include practical and advisory roles.
Find out more

IWA Campaigns

We are the charity that campaigns to protect and restore the country's 6,500 miles of inland waterways.
Find out more

IWA Near You

Find your local IWA Branch. Branches hold events including work parties, fund-raising activities, walks and lectures.
Find out more

Events

Find details of waterways events across the country including festivals, work parties and lectures.
Find out more

Essex Waterways

IWA's Essex Waterways manages the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation. Find out about licences and more.
Find out more

WRG

IWA's Waterway Recovery Group volunteers help bring derelict waterways back to life through week-long Canal Camps.
Find out more

IWA Shop

Support our work and buy maps, guides, chandlery and branded clothing from our online shop.
Visit IWAShop

Latest Tweets

Sign up to IWA's regular newsletters.