2018 UK River Prize

"Celebrating best practice in river restoration and catchment management"


The 4th running of the prestigious UK River Prize will aim to attract another great selection of best practice river restoration and catchment management projects from across the UK. The very best projects will be invited to the UK River Prize Awards Dinner in Nottingham on the 24th April, where the winner will be awarded the Nigel Holmes Trophy.

2018 Partners
2018 Finalists Announced!

The finalists for the 2018 UK River Prize have been announced. They are: 

  • Love Your River Telford, Shropshire
  • Hills to Levels, Somerset
  • Connswater Community Greenway, Belfast
  • Tame Valley Wetlands Landscape Partnership, Warwickshire & Staffordshire

Congratulations to all involved! The Overall Winner will be announced on the 24th April at the UK River Prize Awards Dinner in Nottingham. To find out more about the finalists and the awards dinner, view the press release below:

2018 UK River Prize Finalists Press Release

Partner the 2018 UK River Prize

The are some fantastic Partner Packages for this year's UK River Prize which has been rebranded to increase exposure for the event and its partners.

Benefits can include a complimentary Awards Dinner table, the opportunity to give out awards and be aligned with best practice projects from across the UK. The packages provide publicity opportunities throughout the year.

Find out more about Partner Packages

Awards Dinner  

The 2018 UK River Prize Awards Dinner will be held on 24th April 2018 at the EMCC in Nottingham. The winner will be awarded the Nigel Holmes Trophy in front of 250 people. Each year the dinner is an inspirational and celebratory evening with a 3 course meal, premiers of the finalists videos and of course, the winners announcement.

The Awards Dinner is run in association with the RRC Annual Network Conference. Two day conference delegates can attend the dinner for free and others can pay a small price. Visit the RRC Conference Page for more information.

2018 River Champions

Following on from the success of the 2017 River Champions, RRC are once again seeking to recognise the hard work and effort of individuals dedicating their time outside of their day-to-day roles to help improve local rivers for wildlife and people.

*Applications are now closed*