Related Organisations

We work with other groups and organisations. Here are links to organisations that might be of interest to you.


Photo: Cheshire Eye in the Eye

Canal and River Trust: Looks after 2,000 miles of canals and navigable rivers including the Weaver Navigation. Website has information on licencing, stoppages, attractions (such as Anderton), leisure activities.

Cheshire West and Chester: Our local unitary authority. As such, CWAC is a key part of economic regeneration. The council is also a Flood Risk Management Authority for the Weaver.

Environment Agency: A Flood Risk Management Authority for the Weaver (though the navigation and sluices are managed by the Canal and River Trust).

River Weaver Navigation Facebook Group: A mine of latest news and views information with great pictures


Angling Trust: National governing body for angling

Association of Waterways Cruising Clubs: Links to Acton Bridge Cruising Club and Weaver Motor Boat Club at Sutton Weaver

British Canoeing: National governing body for paddle sports; membership includes river licence

British Rowing: National Governing body for rowing

Mid Cheshire SUP: Paddleboard school and club based at Winsford Flash Sailing Club (Facebook page here)

Royal Yachting Association: National governing body for all things boaty

Weaver Way: long distance footpath


See Cheshire West and Chester Council above

Northwich Town Council

Winsford Town Council


Cheshire Wildlife Trust: Independent wildlife trust covering Weaver Vale, with a wealth of information on their website

RSPB: National bords and wildlife organisation


Inland Waterways Association: Protecting and restoring canals and navigable rivers

The Danny: Book a cruise on a steamship with a remarkable story

Flood mitigation

Click these links to check river height:

See Cheshire West and Chester Council and the Environment Agency, above