Links

The Society maintains a database of websites which contain content related to coracles, currachs and their allied craft. This is provided below.

Our database of weblinks is by no means exhaustive - if you know of a website that you think should be listed here, please let us know via Contribute

The Coracle Society accepts no responsibility for the content provided on third party websites. Inclusion of a website here does not mean it is endorsed nor approved by The Coracle Society

Arrowcraft Composite Engineering Ltd - fibreglass coracle construction

Company specialising in fibreglass coracles

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BBC Legacies - Coracles article

An article, written by Martin Fowler of the National Coracle Centre, published in the BBC Legacies South Wales archives. Provides lots of details about all things coracle!

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Carmarthen Coracle and Netsmen's Association

Coracles have been used to fish the River Towy for centuries. The Carmarthen Coracle and Netsmen's Association was established in 1938 to help preserve Carmarthen's oldest tradition

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Ceredigion Museum - Coracles

Pictures and images of coracle use in Ceredigion

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Chelmer Canal Trust

A great collection of pictures showing the versatility of coracles when helping out in the local community!

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Dark Age Boats

A website with lots of information on boats up to 1089AD, including coracles

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Data Wales - article on coracles

An article on coracles from Data Wales - an online encyclopaedia on all things Welsh. Includes a historical note by Peter Badge, Society member

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National Coracle Centre

Museum attraction at Cenarth with excellent coracle resources, including a collection of coracles from all over the world.

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Our Rivers Campaign

The Our Rivers campaign is led by WWF-UK, RSPB, the Angling Trust and the Salmon and Trout Association, although its strength comes from its roots – over two thousand Our Rivers supporters and the wealth of knowledge that exists within local river networks

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Overwater Boats

Mark Aplin at Overwater Boats runs courses in Coracle Building and other courses including canoe building, paddle making and sea kayak building. Coracles built to order. Based near Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria but happy to travel to provide courses elsewhere. Qualified BCU instructor happy to provide instruction in coracle and canoe paddling.

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Richard Taylor

Lincolnshire-based coracle maker. Builds traditional craft, as well as specialising in other coppice crafts

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Small Woods (formerly Green Wood Trust)

Based in Ironbridge, Shropshire - mad about wood. Runs coracle courses

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The Inland Waterways Association

National organisation with the aim of ensuring the inland waterways of England and Wales are restored and maintained to the best possible standards, and kept accessible for the benefit of all people

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The Wild Side of Life

Coracle courses (and a host of other things) in Wiltshire, UK. Build your own River Boyne Curragh on one of our coracle courses or place an order for one to be made for you.

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Water Willows

The only registered organic willow grower in the UK supplying a range of living and dried willows for all aspects of weaving, including coracle making

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West Wales Willows - Building a willow coracle

Step by step of constructing a coracle using willow

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Whaleys of Bradford

Supplier of calico and canvas

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Wikipedia

Wikipedia entry on coracles

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Woodworks and Coracles

Website of Oxfordshire based coraclemaker Alistair Phillips. He runs coracle making courses and can produce coracles built to order. As well as the traditional calico cover he offers the option of a uniquely durable covering material that is designed to meet the needs of the modern user.

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