Peterborough Branch

All members receive a quarterly copy of Hereward the branches award winning magazine, containing local waterways news, photographs, social events and articles.

Cruising Guides

You can download cruising guides covering the following waterways:

The guides contain the essential information such as water points, moorings, where to find diesel and gas, pubs for drinks and food as well as the local shops.

Left to rot - the Old Bedford River


In July 2017, two groups of IWA members made intrepid journeys to each side of the blocked Welches Dam Lock, this time overcoming decaying algae, a stranded cruiser and the threat of fish distress. Read more


Join us on a work party

Tasks to include clearing vegetation on Horseways Channel and carrying out maintenance of Horseways Lock. Find out more and see IWA Peterborough Branch work party dates.

Or search for waterway events in your area using our online events calendar.

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Local Waterways

River Nene

Forty-Foot Drain (Horseways to Welches Dam)
Middle Level Navigations
River Nene
Old Bedford River