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An Enjoyable Walk

I Really enjoyed a 3 hour walk on a length of canal I've not walked before. Started at Parbold, West Lancashire where there is parking right by the canal for about 10 cars. It... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Lancashire, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I Really enjoyed a 3 hour walk on a length of canal I've not walked before. Started at Parbold, West Lancashire where there is parking right by the canal for about 10 cars. It was a nice peaceful sunny day with very little traffic on the canal or people on the tow path. I stopped at Burscough which is a... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting canal and lock system with water taxis and waterside pubs etc. Some flood defence works going on.

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Thank f2s
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful, calming lovely walk wherever you may join in Leeds. As you get past Kirkstall. You can begin to see the city. Very enjoyable walk and I really liked the boats, very long and narrow.

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Shipley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From Saltaire along canal to the bridge over the river then go right down the path at the side of the River Aire or further along canal over the canal bridge and come back through the woods (Hirst Wood). Lovel walk. Takes about 1 hour...

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Pudsey, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Started training to walk the 2016 London Moonwalk. Needed somewhere accessible, safe, measurable and consistant to train. Just love the canalside. We are fortunate that we are not to far from the Leeds Liverpool Canal. Have walked in varing stages from Leeds to Gargrave and recently added a bit extra towards Wakefield along the Transpenine Trail. My husband has even... More 

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Thank Anig952
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Longest canal in the UK and a great walking location. Always remains close to town and city locations for most of it's route throughout west Yorkshire and even though you would think that you were miles away from any noise or urban sprawl, it still remains closely connecting to towns and villages that criss-cross on similar rail and road routes.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

I have walked the Leeds and Liverpool towpath for many years. never get bored of the changing scenery. Just a mile from the city is Oddy locks, a double lock where we can watch the boats going up and down. There is now an excellent tea room, get a cuppa and a piece of cake, take it over onto the... More 

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Thank Mark L
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Living 500m from the Leeds/Liverpool canal I am always looking for new walks, runs and bike rides along the canal and in the surrounding areas. I always find something new and each adventure is different. Still need to venture past Gargrave but am tempted to cycle all of it next summer

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Formby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Having completed the length of the canal between Leeds and Liverpool over 2 separate trips I was so impressed by the scenery, the solitude (very few other craft on the waterway), the clarity of the water and the towns/villages en route. I look forward to returning and spending a longer time at so many of them

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Summerbridge Yorkshire Dales
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Ripon canal side is a very pleasant walk from the rececourse here it's a nice walk, their is a caravan site which you can see, very pleasant looking down towards the canal, it also has a nature reserve which is private, but can be seen from the path, it has hides in to watch the wildlife, which is in abundant... More 

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