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This is a great place to walk into Leeds or Rodley or further afield if you wish. The locks are so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eunice38
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Great for running and cycling

I regularly run the sections of this canal closest to Leeds and it is very peaceful and well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to walk into Leeds or Rodley or further afield if you wish. The locks are so interesting and to think how on earth were they thought up. Brilliant people.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I regularly run the sections of this canal closest to Leeds and it is very peaceful and well maintained. I run here all of the time and it is great and mainly flat. if you go as far as the five rise locks they are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

ibis hotel on the canal is comfortable clean and very relaxing really good breakfast to start the day, has a little bar, beer is £4..50 a pint.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stanley6012016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great 3course Christmas lunch on the barge would definitely recommend it if you want a relaxing fun filled afternoon,can’t wait to do it again

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic staff, nothing was any trouble for them, brilliant breakfast, hotel on canal and a beautiful place for photography and walking.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Footprints768766
Reviewed November 15, 2018

We took a trip on a barge from skipton down the canal and it was a lovely experience seeing all the old factories converted into houses. Plus all the barges parked along the canal.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OnAir805498
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Travels through some lovely countryside and into the lovely centre of Leeds currently been dredged take a visit to the Armories if visiting this one

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angela H
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We walked an 11 mile section of the canal from Wigan to Burscough in Lancashire. Although the Wigan section isn't the prettiest, there are a few sights such as Wigan Pier and the DW Stadium. It's not long before hitting countryside where there is wildlife...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RichDraper
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Pick up the canal path just behind the Railway Station and head out of the city. The paths are well kept and the scenery is industrial but with plenty of nature and wildlife. Depending on how long you have to walk, you can go as...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mixreview
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We happened to have accommodation that looked over the canal, so a walk along it seemed appropriate. It was peaceful and easy to traverse. We met many boat owners along the way who happily chatted to us about their travels. People walked their dogs and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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