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Leeds and Liverpool Canal

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A great walk

I've walked this canal only as far as Skipton, but it has some really great sections, and is generally very beautiful throughout. The Kirkstall to Rodley section is the grottiest... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Mark B
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've walked this canal only as far as Skipton, but it has some really great sections, and is generally very beautiful throughout. The Kirkstall to Rodley section is the grottiest I've been on, but even this has many things of interest. A great walk or cycle route.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Running from the City of Leeds to the Yorkshire Dales. Good for Bike riding, Boating, Walking, Fishing, Pubs along the way. Built by the many Irish who came to Leeds in the past, and a marvel of workmanship, wild life and wood land beauty.... and it is FREE!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started walking the full length some months ago and weekly do about 12 miles a day. Frome the Liverpool Albert Dock all the way to Leeds it has been fascinating. I prefer the built up industrial sections but the countryside sections are excellent with great distant views. A very friendly walk with much conversation with passers by. If industrial architectire... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying in Granary wharf for the weekend so decided to unwind after the train journey by going for a run along the canal. Such a nice scenic run route. Scenery is ever changing and is for the most part flat. Really enjoyable

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked from Apperley Bridge to Rodley Nature Reserve by following The Leeds and Liverpool Canal and what a delight. Enjoyed the walk and observing canal boat life. Paid a visit to Rodley Nature Reserve as well. On the canal walk observed Swans,Kingfisher and Heron's. Stopped off for a coffee at the reserve and lunch at The Railway. A great way... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at the doubletree at granary wharf made this a superb venue for a wee bit of pre dinner or early morning exercise. The towpath is well maintained , if a bit narrow under some of the bridges, but this is a great leisure space. Would truly love to go the whole way to Liverpool, but for a blast on... More 

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Thank crawfie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I started walking from Leeds to Liverpool a few weeks ago. I am doing about 6 mile a time and admiring the views witch are stunning. Can't wait for my next walk. I've done about 18 mile so far

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beauty of a canal walk,is that it's devoid of hills,so is suitable for all ages and abilities. Rodley on the Leeds/Liverpool canal,is approx 5 miles from the centre of Leeds,but is very quiet and tranquil. They are 4 pubs along the way,which is nice. Also worth checking out is the old pack horse bridge,which takes you across the nearby... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

we walked from Leeds a few mile along the cannel and were lucky enough to get to a lock gate to see it opened we sat on the wall and had a pick nick watching the gate being opened by a lady turning the handle it looked very hard work we walked a bit further till we got off the... More 

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edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Just had an excellent week on the 59 ft Tamarind canal boat,from Snaygill boats. Four people on a six berth boat, costing us less than 2 people's return flights only to Thailand. The boat was in excellent condition, and being a novice found it easy to handle, after the first class instructions from Snaygill's friendly staff. Being a young 78... More 

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