Volunteer with us

Volunteers make a real difference and each opportunity provides its own experience:

  • Have fun
  • Make friends
  • Learn new skills
  • Make a difference to other people’s lives
  • Help support your local community

Volunteer booklet

More about volunteering

Using the canal

Closures and works

Details of closures


If you wish to bring your boat onto the canal you will need a Basingstoke Canal Authority licence.

Lock opening times

There are set opening times for locks on the Canal. You must book in advance to pass through the locks.