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Early morning stroll

I love to walk along the canalside. Peaceful and calming with a prufusion of birds and occasionally... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Halifax, United Kingdom
Lovely place

Really lovely scenary and views, calming and pretty. Considering hiring a canal at some point as it... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2019
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

I love to walk along the canalside. Peaceful and calming with a prufusion of birds and occasionally a friendly ginger cat!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 7, 2019

Really lovely scenary and views, calming and pretty. Considering hiring a canal at some point as it was so nice!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 28, 2019

Great walking along the canal, which still smacks of its old industrial heritage & not the over-prettifying that some “regeneration projects” indulge in. Well done !

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kevin J
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We had friends with us for a few days and, even though we were born in the area and have returned in retirement, we had not been for a number of years. We enjoyed a walk on the towpath and saw much improvement over the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Keith W
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Set off Saturday morning. Walked nearly 7 miles up the canal to Hebden bridge. Wide paths, well cleared of debris so easy to walk along. Lovely views, locks to watch the boat owners and have a seat. Stopped off for tea and cake in Mytholmroyd...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ksteoeat
Reviewed October 14, 2018

I’ve been going there for a couple of years. The canal side is pretty much unchanged since the 19th century and there is a narrow boat dock and lock. The walk along the canal is a greenway, complete with the usual wildlife you would find...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

I walk along this stretch of the canal on a regular basis. It is also a great route for runners and bike riders away from the busy roads. There is plenty of wildlife. I spotted a Grey herron on Sunday while walking my dog.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Q128HAadamg
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

In a way it’s good that there isn’t huge amounts of tourism here, because having this stunning stretch of canal to yourself is incredibly special. There’s an occasional dog walker and cows and sheep, but otherwise it’s just you, the canal and the breathtaking scenery...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Deetee100
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Came through here several times with Maple ( 60ft) in the good old days, and though having to use certain locks at a diagonal, I loved this valley - excellent for a walk. The lockies at the Deep Lock were delightfully chatty

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank R N
Reviewed June 19, 2018

lovely walk on canal side, would recommend,although bumpy in some areas, you can have a nice walk on with a pram, popular with bikes and joggers also

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tracey d
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