The Thames and Medway Canal

Originally built in the early 1800’s now runs from Gravesend to Higham in North West Kent and has an interesting military, social and engineering history.

The Towpath is part of a circular walk that feeds into the Saxon Shore Way, is part of Sustrans no.1 Cycle track and borders land occupied by the RSPB.

The canal is slowly being developed into a green safe corridor, improving wildlife habitat and encouraging angling, informal boating and other water activities.

The Association was formed to promote the use of the Thames and Medway Canal as a multipurpose amenity. Over the years it has been the guardian of the canal and is now busy on many fronts including restoration, lobbying and fundraising. If you care about conservation, restoration and enhancing your environment then join us.

Check out the rest of our website and find out more about the canal, the association and how you can get involved.