Restoring all 70 miles of the Wilts & Berks canal to create a tranquil public waterside park for walking, cycling, fishing & boating.
Come and join us.

The WBCT will be at two events over the weekend of 2nd & 3rd September

The Melksham Food & River Festival

Lots of WBCT activity from boat trips to walks2017 Melksham Festival Walk Poster

Come and join us at King George V Park, Lowbourne, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 7ED

more information on the Food & River Festival website

The Wiltshire Donkey Show

2017 Donkey Show PosterWBCT will be here on Sunday 3rd September at Scots Smith Farmyard, Sodom Lane, Dauntsey, SN15 4JA

Why donkeys? Donkeys were used, as well as horses ponies and mules, when the Wilts & Berks was a freight carrying canal in the 19th Century3 Donkey Hitch on Glos Sharpness



Come and see our heritage exhibition at the WBCT stand at the show

more details on the Show website

2016 Donkey Show2016 Donkey Show returning drive

Croft Road.PNG.galleryCanal Extension Plans

More good news for the canal on the planning front in Swindon! This will extend the length in East Wichel right up to Croft Road, given that a short stretch between here & East Wichel, including a lock, needs constructing.

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