Nigel Crowe, a member of our Heritage Advisory Panel and Canal & River Trust’s former head of heritage, explains the challenges waterways custodians face preserving historic infrastructure, and reflects on his favourite heritage places.
What do we mean by waterways 'heritage'?
As part of our campaign for better boaters' facilities, we promoted Kate Saffin's Great Big Boating Bog Survey earlier this year. Here she reports on its findings.
The Great Big Boating Bog Survey was a comprehensive questionnaire on toilets presented to boaters. It had six different ...
Ever considered taking a narrowboat up the River Thames? After the IWA Festival of Water at Waltham Abbey, 14 boats joined a tideway cruise guided by St Pancras Cruising Club. Chris Howes, who was among the flotilla, shares his account.
The Dover Straights may be one of the busiest sea lanes in ...
Roger Mungham, from IWA Peterborough Branch, is one of IWA longest standing volunteers and has recently been awarded the Richard Bird Medal, which is given to members whose effort and support are considered to have brought significant benefit to IWA. Read here about how Roger first became ...
Sue O'Hare continues her Silver Propeller explorations by focussing on the Norfolk Broads.
The Norfolk Broads may seem a surprising choice for Silver Propeller locations in view of the popularity of the Broads, but these three destinations are at the quieter extremities of the system.
There is ...