Telling the story of life along the Stroudwater Canal based on the most complete archive of canal history in the country.

The Stroudwater Canal was built in the 18th century, flourished in the 19th, closed in the 20th and is now being reopened for leisure uses in the 21st century.

Explore the menu options to learn about the vital role of the canal in the past, stories about the people involved and interesting activities available today.

Schools - Images for Schools.

Thank you to the National Lottery Heritage Fund for their decision to grant £8.9 million to the Cotswold Canals Connected project in which we are a partner!