If you’re a lock lover who can’t make it down to your local canal please don’t despair. We’ve gathered together some pictures of our favourite locks for all of you who are missing yours. We hope you enjoy it.
To herald the upcoming Open Days at Foxton Locks, one of the Canal & River Trust’s most popular sites, Waterfront descends into one of the recently drained locks where all manner of wonders await.
Keeping the country’s longest continuous lock flight running smoothly is a tough job, but it’s not without its rewards, says head keeper Bob Preston
LONDON’S LOST ROUTE TO THE SEA: Meet the society working to restore a once vital link between the south coast and the Thames
DREAMS OF LINKING UP THE SWANSEA CANAL: Meet the canal society working to create a 35-mile navigable stretch of water through the south Welsh countryside
BRINGING BACK THE WENDOVER ARM: Join a Family Camp this October and get involved in this exciting restoration project
A MILESTONE FOR THE SHREWSBURY AND NEWPORT CANALS TRUST: Meet the society working to re-open a historic wharf
NEW LOCK GATES ON THE GRANTHAM CANAL: Celebrating the biggest single restoration project along this 33-mile waterway
SAVIOURS OF THE SANKEY CANAL: Meet the society working to protect this lesser-known waterway
CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THE POCKLINGTON CANAL: Meet the society at the forefront of the waterway’s regeneration