© Friends of Exeter Ship Canal

All rights reserved 2016-2019

 

For work parties and volunteering, contact Jack Nott, Volunteer Co-ordinator:  jack.annenott@gmail.com

or 07444 144707

 

For membership and general enquiries, email Nick Hawker, Secretary: nick.hawker@yahoo.co.uk or phone o7802 479033 or John Monks, Chair: jbmonks@btinternet.com or 01392 49355

 

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We are dedicated to Exeter’s canal.

Membership of the Friends is open to everyone

who values and loves this historic waterway,

whether as a user on the water, for recreation,

or simply strolling along its peaceful banks.

 News Stories

Find what you want..!

The entrance to the Basin

The Ship Canal, 1855

Experience the history of Exeter Ship Canal on stage! Read more … 

The First Cut or Isabella's Revenge - a play

The Inland Waterways would like your help in spotting this invasive plant... Read more...

SPOT THE PLOT - HIMALAYAN BALSAM

Exeter City Council has commissioned consultants to advise on a masterplan for the future of Exeter Ship Canal. The Friends believe this is an opportunity to revive the canal by improving its use as a waterway. Here is what the Friends sent to the council and the consultants when they were appointed. Read more... 

A better future for Exeter Ship Canal?

Read about the project in our June newsletter

Canal Friends start on 

work boat refurbishment

'How waterways reveal the truth about modern Britain': an article in 'The Guardian' on 26 July 2019 – read more...

Read 'The Guardian' article on the canal revolution

Please read our press release

Exeter Ship Canal joins the Silver Propeller Challenge

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