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Bingley Five Rise Locks

Address: Bingley, Bradford, England
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in Bingley
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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222 reviews 222 reviews
30 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Every person should visit this once in there life and watch a boat go through the locks to see the marvel of this engineering. A yorkshire gem

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Brighouse, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

A wonderful example of British engineering. The five adjoining locks are amazing and the canal side walk interesting. There is a small cafe by the locks with good simple food. Well worth a visit

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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98 reviews 98 reviews
61 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Worth a look as really amazing how they get this to work. The locks are really deep. Be careful with young children as no barriers next to the locks. In fact I would not take young children as too dangerous.

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Bingley, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

As I live local this is one of my usual walks. It's great to walk down the side of the locks and when you get to the bottom turn around and just stop and take in the lovely view. I often bring my grandchildren to the locks and they love to walk across all five bridges. It's great to watch... More 

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United States
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73 reviews 73 reviews
39 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

These locks are world famous and very well maintained. It's a great place to spend the day and get some peace and quiet and good air while watching the barges.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Had a lovely day out walking around the area and down the canal for a fantastic view upwards of the spectacular locks. A fabulous day out for all the family with lots of wildlife to be seen. There are plenty of information boards about to help the kiddies identify the species. There is long stay parking very reasonably priced in... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

we didn't know what to expect the first time we visited the five rise locks even though we only live about 8 or 9 miles away from it,but we are really glad we made the trip because we have spent many happy hours walking & chatting to people we have never met before, & just resting on the many seats... More 

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North East
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33 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you are lucky and arrive at Five Rise Locks when a boat is going up or down the locks,then you are in for a treat.It takes boats about half an hour to get through the locks,and we have witnessed a few cock ups on the part of obviously newcomers to negotiating canal locks.

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Clitheroe
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32 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Walked from Saltaire and the circular walk eventually arrived at this cafe at the start of the canal part of the walk.Great choices and even though the service was a bit slow this is a great find and a really pleasant location with the chance to see this unique lock gates in operation.

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doncaster
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My sister suggested going to the 5 locks, I didn't really know what to expect. It's a beutifull area to visit and we were lucky enough to watch a barge go through the locks, we stood for a good while watching how it all worked and it was facinating. Theirs a lovely little cafe on the canal, all well worth... More 

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