News

  • Batchworth Lock Canal Centre now fully open 7 days a week.
    Batchworth Lock Canal Centre now fully open 7 days a week. 25 May 2021

    Rickmansworth Waterways Trust is delighted to announce that the Batchworth Lock Canal Centre is now open each day from about 10.00am. Our band of happy volunteers are all ready to sell you ice creams, maps, books, floating bird food etc as well as book you onto one of our wonderful short canal trips on the 'Pride of Batchworth'...

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  • Festival 2021 Cancelled
    Festival 2021 Cancelled 28 January 2021

    The Rickmansworth Festival Management team met on Wednesday 27th of January to review the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic and the likelihood of restrictions being lifted in time for our 2021 Festival to go ahead...

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  • Education Centre decking completed
    Education Centre decking completed 4 December 2020

    The final part of the construction work at the Education Centre has been completed and there is a video of the construction of the riverside decking taken by Les Mead which can be viewed here. 

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  • RWT obtains the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge
    RWT obtains the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge 5 November 2020

    The Rickmansworth Waterways Trust are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge. This standard looks at all aspects of our education programmes including the learning objectives, effectiveness of delivery, training, management of volunteers and even our premises...

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  • Passing Through
    Passing Through 15 June 2020

    You will be pleased to hear that Passing Through, a book about the Grand Junction Canal in West Hertfordshire written by our very own Fabian Hiscock, was given the accolade of  the Railway and Canal Historical Society's "Canal book of the year" for 2020...

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