Welcome to the new WBCT online blog

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

 


 

121518587 10157893192157972 7832031477785100300 oAnnual Santa Trips

It is with great sadness that we have to announce that we will NOT be running Santa trips aboard Dragonfly this year.

B7E3B104 8739 4C73 B33F C5516B3C3E63Growing the Canal

These illustrations show just how much new canal there will be in a few years' time in Swindon.

PSX 20201002 124410September Photo Competition

Once again, we've had such a high standard and have had to choose two winners... We may just have to make this the norm!

119585369 10157815553527972 852042555080887170 oOpening the Reed Hatch

Did you know... The Dragonfly has a reed hatch which collects reeds as she travels?

119075604 10157805439522972 727576554782241530 o10 years of Dragonfly

Ten years ago this week, Dragonfly was launched & named on the Kennet & Avon Canal at Semington...

PSX 20200907 110651RWB Pop Up Cafe

A little bit late but here's some pictures from last week's bank holiday pop up cafe.

118639943 10157772152462972 7458330888606650843 oDragonfly restoration

Dragonfly is now back in the water! Restorations are still underway, but we're slowly getting there...

118214278 10157763032287972 3854337852598931020 oBank Holiday Monday

This Bank Holiday Monday, the Trust's Royal Wootton Bassett Branch is opening a pop up cafe with refreshments and an information tent beside the Studley Grange section of the canal beside the bridge in Bincknoll Lane.

August Photo Competition

Once again, we've had such a high standard and have had to choose two winners!