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Bingley Five Rise Locks

Bingley, Bradford, England
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in Bingley
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

We arrived just in time to see a narrowboat entering the highest lock and we're able to watch it descend all five. This made it most interesting.

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Lovely walk all the way to the locks from Keighley and then a wonderfull full breakfast at the end of it at the cafe. Well worth the walk for.

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Harrogate
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30 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Interesting place with plenty of historical interest. Good cafe at the top of the locks for a afternoon tea.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

this is ok. as a nice walk along the canal but nothing else. there is a shop but could have done with a pub or something. not really much else there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Always a nice place to go walking to for a quiet trip out. Beautiful Bingley spot, especially on either a summer day or when it's frosty.

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Otley, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A very busy afternoon at the locks. We were lucky to able to see a couple of boats going up the locks and two coming down in tandem. Five others were in a queue to go down. It is a remarkable piece of engineering dating from 1774 and a interesting visit for children and adults alike. The volunteers certainly had... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This place is well worth a visit the locks are great ,it is lovely to watch the barges going through the process of the locks and is amazing they are so old

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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42 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

walk on the canal from saltaire to the locks it is a pleasant stroll on a nice day to really get the best of locks you must be around when there are boats using them so you get to see the locks working

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Bingley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I live near the locks and go every now and again. It is situated in pleasant surroundings and its fun to watch the boats go through. It doesn't take much time to see so don't expect to be spending ages there.

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Yorks
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

A blisteringly hot day, lovely to see barges going through the locks, totally fascinated me, thoroughly enjoyed a lovely walk on the canal. The lock keepers were very helpful explaining what was happening, many thanks to them.

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