Helping keep our heritage alive...

Our volunteering holidays act as a catalyst to a canal restoration project making significant progress on a site in just one week. Working together WRG volunteers can achieve great things such as building a canal basin and new section of canal, restoring a flight of locks, removing tonnes of rubbish from a canal or even rebuilding a bridge. This summer our volunteers contributed over £400,000 in volunteer hours towards restoring the canal network of England and Wales!

WRG attracts a wide range of volunteers and its friendship with REMPART and other European volunteers continues to grow. International volunteers from Spain, Italy, Germany and France  attended a Canal Camp in 2017. In addition, WRG helped 64 students Duke of Edinburgh Award students complete their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award residential.

Check out the best bits from 2018 on flickr!

Best of Canal Camps 2018

See the slideshow on Flickr.

Volunteer 2019

Get a copy of our 2019 Canal Camps Brochure to find out more about our restoration working holidays.