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.
Sites of historic interest along the towpath.
How the canal was built and operated.
Contributed articles about people, places and events that shaped the canal’s history.
A searchable database with scans of original documents.
How to help out and get the most from the archive.
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