River Weaver Navigation Society

Cruising the River Weaver

Hunts Lock at Northwich

Northwich from Hayhurst Bridge showing the former Flotel

The Anderton Boat Lift

Dutton Railway Viaduct

Onwards to Sutton Weaver

Panary arrives at Sutton Mill

Weston Marsh Lock

The Weaver is only navigable from Winsford Bridge to its confluence with the Ship Canal

River Weaver Navigation Society

QUICK LINK - Northwich Celebrates the River Weaver Booklet

QUICK LINK - River Levels on the Weaver and Dane

The River Weaver Navigation Society was founded in 1997 and is dedicated to preserving, protecting and improving the River Weaver, from Winsford to its confluence with the Manchester Ship Canal.

Committee members regularly attend meetings with navigation authorities, local government departments, and other waterways organisations.

The River Weaver Navigation Society cares about:

People and Recreation - improving facilities for boaters, walkers, horse riders, cyclists and anglers.

History - preserving and protecting historical features; including locks, bridges and boatyards.

Wildlife - animals, birds, plants and trees all have their place in, on and around the river.

Click here to take a Trip down the Weaver

Click here to arrange a Talk about the River Weaver

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Local News

  • British Empire Medal
    11th Jun 2016

    The RWNS Treasurer has been recognised in the Queen's Birthdday Honours List ....

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  • Swing Bridge wins National Commendation
    8th Oct 2015

    The Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge has won a national commendation ....

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  • Society recognised with Award
    1st May 2015

    The River Weaver Navigation Society has won an Oscar .....

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  • Northwich Flood Defences
    30th Oct 2014

    The Society has objected to the proposed Flood Defence Scheme in Northwich ....

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  • Northwich Celebrates the River Weaver

    The Society has published a 24 page full colour booklet ....

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  • Mooring Survey
    30th Jun 2014

    The Society is continuing with its survey of potential moorings on the River Weaver ....

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What's On

  • Joint Social Meetings
    Big Lock Pub, Middlewich

    Join our Joint Social Meeting with the Trent and Mersey Canal Society at the Big Lock Pub in Middlewich ....

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  • Where History comes alive
    Anderton Boat Lift

    An incredible edifice, perched on the banks of the River Weaver like some giant three-storey-high iron spider .....

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  • Discover the History of Mid Cheshire
    Weaver Hall Museum

    Explore the history of the local area at a Museum that is close to the River Weaver ....

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  • Northwich Woodlands
    Beside the River Weaver Navigation

    Northwich's own oasis with its rich countryside and stunning wetlands set beside the River Weaver Navigation in Northwich ....

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  • Weaverham History Society
    University Primary Academy Weaverham

    You can learn more about the area with our society partner ....

    Click here for further details

  • The Lion Salt Works
    A short walk from the River Weaver Navigation

    The Lion Salt Works, following a £10m restoration is now open to the public ....

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