Canal Park - Operated by Tiverton Canal Company

(pictured above) The Brind family: Phil, Bex, Jacquie and Tim

Tiverton Canal Co. . . "old fashiond in every way". 

Privately owned by the Brind family and run as a Living Heritage Canal Tourist Attraction. In 2014 the Brind family celebrated 40 years of the Horse-Drawn Barge at Tiverton.

 Meet the team:

Philip Brind
Jacquie Brind
Jacquie Brind
Operations Manager
Becky Poxon
Becky Poxon
Bookings Manager
Dave Poxon
Dave Poxon
Skipper & Horseman
Rodney Grant
Sam Hills
Bob Wright
Rob Wright

Things to Do:

  • Take a trip on our Horse-Drawn Barge or hire the barge for your private party in the Day or Evening.
  • Hire a one of the Canadian Canoes, or Rowing Boats.                                                                   
  • Relax at the truly unique, floating, canal side, Ducks Ditty Café Bar.
  • Browse the canalside Gift shop and Ticket Office.
  • Get up close and Meet the Horses in person as they rest inbetween trips.                                    
  • Explore the Canal Visiter Centre  (includes high-tech interactive touchscreen displays)


Pictures & Gallery

Click here to visit our gallery for some great pictures of what we do - and not just in the summer!

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The Grand Western Canal - Country Park

The Grand Western Canal Country Park and local nature reserve is owned and managed by Devon County Council. With free access all year round, walkers, cyclists, anglers, wildlife lovers and boaters can enjoy all 11 miles of this quiet and unspoilt waterway.

The Grand Western Canal - History

Click here for timeline, history and pictures.

Grand Western Canal - Friends

The Friends of the Grand Western Canal exists to enhance the experience of all users of the Grand Western Canal, the historic waterway that connected Tiverton with Taunton 150 years ago.
Click here to find out more, or get involved and become a "Friend" of The Grand Western Canal on Facebook.

Grand Western Canal - Diamond Jubilee Celebrations (Video)

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations caught on video by Lew' News. This event has been fondly remembered as the canal's very own Party in the Park! Click here to watch the video.


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