Conservation, Restoration and Education projects
for the Welland catchment since 2010.

© Callum Crawford


Connecting local people back with their river and
promoting wider understanding of catchment issues.


Joining the dots to reduce the impact of
agriculture on the water environment.


The Welland Valley Partnership provides a multi-stakeholder
approach to delivering action where it's most needed.


A healthier river for people and wildlife...

We are the only environmental charity dedicated to the River Welland and its tributaries.

Our goal is to reconnect people with the natural and cultural heritage of their rivers and streams, ensuring that they are better valued, protected and have a positive effect on local communities.

Our projects are also delivering vital work to improve the resilience of our water environment in the face of the climate and biodiversity crises.

Rising in Northamptonshire and flowing 105km eastwards towards The Wash, the Welland and its tributaries carve a picturesque rolling landscape with historic towns, rural vistas and wildlife hotspots.  

Find out more about the steering group working together to pool resources and tackle the bigger issues across the Welland catchment.

From habitat restoration and water quality monitoring to promoting health and wellbeing in the community, our projects and those of the partnership span a broad range of issues.

Latest News

Do you want to connect people with their local river and wildlife as part of an exciting engagement project? Do you see the opportunities for connection with nature to improve people’s health and wellbeing? Do you have the skills to…

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Do you want to make a difference to local conservation? Welland Rivers Trust is looking to increase its number of Trustees! As a Trustee of the Welland Rivers Trust Ltd (WRT) you can have a strategic influence in the future…

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Your stories, your river. We have inherited the history of the Welland and its tributaries from those who lived and worked in this landscape before us. This history provides us with a sense of place and gives meaning and context…

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