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Local Waterway Links

Avon Boating

Boat Hire, River Cruises, Boat Shop, Boat Services, Boat Building, Boat Repairs
Tel:  01789 267073

Avon Navigation Trust

The Navigation Authority for the River Avon
Tel:  01386 552517

Bancroft Cruisers

We are the only river cruise company on the River Avon to offer 45 minute River Cruises with our own on-board crew guide. We also specialise in pre-booked trips, corporate services and school parties.
Tel:  01789 269969

The Braunston Traditional Boat Rally

The Braunston Traditional Boat rally takes place the last weekend wholly in June and features possibly the largest gathering of traditional working narrow boats in the country.
Tel: 01788 891373

The Chandlery

Positioned in Stratford upon Avon Marina, (just across the road from Stratford Canal Basin), we have become the local specialists in providing the essential items and services required for those moving around the inland waterways of the midlands.
Tel:  01789 269977

Evesham River Festival

The Evesham River Festival is an annual festival based on the River Avon and will take place normally the weekend after the Stratford River Festival.

The Inland Waterways Association (IWA)

IWA is a national charity run by volunteers, and has over 17,500 members whose interests include boating, towpath walking, industrial archaeology, nature conservation and many other activities associated with the inland waterways.
Tel:  01494 783453

Pershore Town River Festival

A family fun action-packed weekend for all ages. Held on the riverside along the River Avon for a spectacular range of events water & land based. From canoeing and Dragon Boating to Children's Fair Rides & Market/Craft Stalls, something for all ages. 

The Stratford-upon-Avon Canal Society

The aim of the Society is to conserve the Stratford upon Avon Canal and promote its fullest use.
Tel:  01564 783672

The Stratford and Warwick Waterways Trust

The objective of the Stratford and Warwick Waterways Trust is the promotion through to construction of the extension of the Avon Navigation from Stratford to Warwick and the formation of a junction with the Grand Union Canal. This project entails the restoration of an ancient river navigation, part of a scheme first authorised by Charles I in 1635. The benefits to the modern waterways network and to the Midlands tourist economy are substantial.
Tel: 01926 624028