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Leeds and Liverpool Canal

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I have frequented this canal side many times over the years, prior to retiring to Devon. I have walked the dog. Hiked for miles, rode my mountain bike and fished for many... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Alan C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have frequented this canal side many times over the years, prior to retiring to Devon. I have walked the dog. Hiked for miles, rode my mountain bike and fished for many varieties of Coarse fish. I have had several large Carp, Leather, Mirror, Common and Ghost varieties and seen Deer and Otters swim by. I miss it.

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Thank Alan C
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Leeds Liverpool Canal is an excellently varied waterway, including some truly beautiful countryside, wonderfully maintained locks as well as unique passageways through cities and towns. We frequently walk from Castleford to Leeds, past bird sanctuaries, woodlands and some superb stretches of river too!

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Thank Angri69
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I walk about 6 miles of this every now and then from Leeds center to the ring road at Horsforth and its a lovely walk for what it is. The paths are well maintained although they can be a bit muddy. The scenery is nice but as its an urban corridor its never going to be astounding. It may be... More 

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Thank Andrew E
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walk down the canal most days, sometimes going 7 miles into Leeds itself, sometimes just a few miles around Woodlesford or Methley. Great views and a great relaxing atmosphere. Trouble is we don't want it to be too popular do we.

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Thank Simon L
England
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness what a dump and what a shame. The swans were swimming near rubbish. I couldn't believe the graffiti and rubbish and lack of greenery. I went for two runs but it definitely is one of the ugliest runs I've done. I felt so sad because I imagine it was once or could be magnificent. I felt so... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How lovely to find such a well kept canal running right into the city. Great for walking even in the winter

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

I live 10 minutes' walk from Rodley canal and often enjoy a quiet walk down there. It is busier on sunny days and at weekends or cycling-into-Leeds-for-work times.It is a good way to get to Rodley Nature Reserve, whose entrance is across one of the canal bridges. A good walk is from Kirkstall towards Rodley. Near to Kirkstall Abbey and... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

The canal offers stunning views and makes even more beautiful photographs. A lovely stroll is just the thing!

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I took a lovely, blustery, brisk stroll on the canal from Crossflatts to the Marquis of Granby at Riddlesden and then back again. Wanted really to post about the newly refurbished Marquis but they're not on Trip Advisor ... had a lovely pint (or two ... it is Christmas after all ...) by the open fire. They had... More 

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Lancashire, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 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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