Welcome to the WBCT online blog

Here you can find bite size stories about all things canal related. 



Widening of slipway at Pewsham

swansRecent work at Pewsham has seen us widening the towpath and slipway to make it easier to launch our boat The Mary Archard


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.

work partyThe Studley Grange footpath is now open and we are working on the towpath. 

The branch will be present at the Royal Wootton Bassett Christmas Lights and Shopping Evening.

unnamed 33Don't miss out, santa's about!
It's the time of the year, where Santa joins us on the canal. Trips must be pre-booked and spaces are limited, so don't risk being turned away like these fellows who thought they could just swan in.


Charity Walk for the trust

A Charity Walk through Swindon, following the route of The Wilts & Berks Canal, as safely as possible.

trips1Dragonfly Experiences

Here's Dragonfly, waiting for YOU to come on her 'Dragonfly Experiences' this week!

UntitledOur comms team have been working hard this past year to make sure our website is not only full of useful information, but up-to-date with lots of changing articles to keep things fresh and interesting; now we'd love to hear your feedback!

IMG 1367A New Trustee

We'd like to extend a warm welcome to our newest trustee, Debbie Clark.

169321118 10158289474467972 8244007485653353366 nAn Eggcellent Easter Weekend

Over the Easter weekend we held an Easter egg hunt along the canal. We were absolutely blown away by how many people joined in, and thanks to our lovely supporters, we have raised over £800 for the canal trust!!