Cotswold Canals in Pictures

Useful Contacts

Cotswold Canals Trust (CCT)
The Cotswold Canals Trust is a charity run by volunteers whose primary objective is to restore the canals from Saul Junction at the western end to Lechlade in the east.

CCT Restoration Blog
Want to find out what the CCT volunteers have been up to? Then this is the place to go.

Cotswold Canals Connected
Cotswold Canals Connected is a project bringing together different partners involved in preserving the history — and building the future — of the Stroud District canal network.

Stroud Valleys Canal Company (SVCC)
The Stroud Valleys Canal Company is the registered charity set up to look after the western section of the Cotswold Canals when restored.

The Gloucestershire Society for Industrial Archaeology has conducted a significant amount of research on the Cotswold Canals.

Discovering Britain
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) walk along the Cotswold Canals near Stroud.

Waterway Recovery Group (WRG)
Provides significant volunteer effort to the Cotswold Canals over weekends and summer camps.

Oakridge Lynch Community Archive contains articles and old photographs of the Thames & Severn Canal near Sapperton.

Canal & River Trust (CRT)
A charity that looks after about 2,000 miles (3,200 km) of waterways in the UK.

Inland Waterways Association (IWA)
The Inland Waterways Association is a membership charity that works to protect and restore the UK's 6,500 miles of canals and navigable rivers.

National Heritage Lottery Fund (NHLF)
The largest contributor to the Cotswold Canals Phase 1a restoration project, and prospective funding partner for Phase 1b.