Inland Waterways Association Campaigning for the conservation, use, maintenance, restoration and development of Britain's inland waterways.
The Scottish Inland Waterways Association advocates the restoration, maintenance, development and use of all Inland Waterways in Scotland. SIWA promotes the fullest use of all Scottish inland waterways by both commercial and pleasure traffic and SIWA co-operates with others in activities whereby these objectives will be furthered
Inland Waterways Association of Ireland is a voluntary organisation that advocates the use, maintenance, protection, restoration and improvement of the inland waterways of Ireland.
Virtual Waterways Archive Catalogue - Hundreds of years of British waterway history brought together in one online catalogue.
The Boat Safety Scheme The BSS was jointly established in 1997 by the Environment Agency and British Waterways to promote safety on the inland waterways in respect of boats, their installations and components. Meeting these safety Standards in order to obtain a navigation licence became a requirement at the same time
UK Canals Network Comprehensive listings of canalside facilities, information and help for inland waterways users.
Waterscape is Britain's official guide to canals, rivers and lakes in the UK. Boating, walking, and cycling guides to help make the perfect UK holidays
National Waterways Museum: Canals have been part of British life for over 200 years, visit the National Waterways Museum at Ellesmere Port, Gloucester Docks and Stoke Bruerne to find out how and why they were built.
The Waterways Trust The mission of The Waterways Trust is to promote the widest possible public awareness and enjoyment of the UK's waterways. Working in partnership with individuals, communities and organisations to conserve, restore, improve and interpret all aspects of waterways.
Canal Directory - General canal and boating services directory
British Waterways British Waterways is the organisation responsible for maintaining 2,000 miles (3,220km) of inland waterways.
Pennine Waterways - Canals of the South Pennines
Just Canals - A Narrowboaters Heaven: Excellent waterways forum.
The Wooden Canal Boat Society is dedicated to saving, restoring and maintaining historic wooden canal boats for use in community projects. The fleet of 6 narrow boats is based at Portland Basin museum, Ashton under Lyne. Recycling trips are run with the boats on the first Sunday and first Monday of each month, volunteers welcome. A heritage boatyard is being set up In Stalybridge on the Huddersfield Narrow canal. The society runs a charity shop at 173, Stamford St, Ashton under Lyne.
The Commercial Boat Operators Association is the prime trade organisation involved in the effort to sustain and increase freight carriage on our waterways for economic and environmental reasons
Inland Waterways Advisory Council Advising Government, navigation authorities and others about the use and development of the inland waterways of England, Wales and Scotland
Association of Inland Navigation Authorities The broad purpose of AINA is to facilitate the management and development of the inland waterways as an economic, environmental, recreational and social resource.
Waterways Recovery Group The Waterway Recovery Group is a voluntary group who restores derelect canals in Britain. We run 'Canal Camps' every summer - these working holidays are great fun, and can be used for the Duke of Edinburgh Residential 'Gold' award. They can also be used for CV points
Residential Boat Owners Association Established in 1963 the Residential Boat Owners' Association is the only national organisation which exclusively represents and promotes the interests of people living on boats in the British Isles.
Considerate Boater The aim of this initiative is to promote considerate boating and good boating etiquette on the inland waterways in the UK.
CanalPlanAC — Canal Route Planner Nick's Canal Route Planner is an interactive guide to the inland waterways of Europe, it plans journeys, calculates the length (distance, number of locks, time taken etc) of your trip and shows gazetteer information on places along the way (pubs, shops and museums).
Water Explorer is a web application designed to assist boaters navigating the UK's inland waterways. It helps in three key areas: navigation, keeping a diary/blog of your journey and points of interest finder.
Narrowboatworld - the definitive canal and waterways site. Latest news, articles, forum, emails, gallery, advice and discussion.