Volunteering on the Canal

There are many opportunities for volunteering on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal including

Waterworks

Waterworks is a Heritage Lottery funded project to restore a 1.5km (1 mile) stretch of the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, in Llantarnam, south Cwmbran using community volunteers.  The project, which is being led by Torfaen County Borough Council and the Monmouthshire, Brecon & Abergavenny Canals Trust, will provide training in canal restoration and heritage skills to help sustain the canal in the future.

Torfaen Canal Volunteers

The group holds monthly activities in the Cwmbran area including removal of litter and fly tipping in the canal and cutting back vegetation.

Canals and Rivers Trust Wales

There are many opportunities for volunteering with the Trust including becoming involved in the Towpath Taskforce, becoming a volunteer lock keeper, helping wildlife, learning more about canal heritage or taking on more of an office-based role. For further information visit the Canals and Rivers Trust Wales website

Monmouthshire, Brecon and Abergavenny Canals Trust

Opportunities for volunteering with the Trust include cleaning up rubbish, organising events, undertaking administrative work, helping to run the Trip Boat or assisting in looking after our Information Centre in Newport. For further information visit the Monmouthshire, Brecon and Abergavenny Canals Trust website