Cruising on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

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British Waterways Board , London
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The Leeds & Liverpool Canal / Aire & Calder Navigation With a main line of ¼ miles, the Leeds and Liverpool Canal is easily the longest canal in Britain built by one company. (The Grand Union Canal is 10 miles longer but was a later amalgamation of a number of canals.).

Take a relaxing holiday aboard Ellis Belle, our Beautiful 'pea-green boat' Cruising along the historic Leeds-Liverpool Canal, amidst the rolling hills and the stunning rural scenery of the Lancashire/Yorkshire border, Setting off from idyllic Greenberfield.

The Leeds & Liverpool Canal offers miles of walking, boating, wildlife-watching and all-round relaxation.

Our team of experts work hard to ensure this year-old canal continues to be a well-loved link between the bustling cities of Liverpool and Leeds. The Leeds & Liverpool Canal is the longest canal in Britain built as a single waterway.

One way trip via the Leeds & Liverpool Canal round to Leeds, where you sail past the regenerated waterfront. Then join the Leeds & Liverpool Canal which quickly escapes along its own way through fields and woods, with spectacular views of old West Riding industry - particularly Sir Titus Salt's Italianate mills and model town at Saltaire.

The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is a canal in Northern England, linking the cities of Leeds and Liverpool. Over a distance of miles ( km), it crosses the Pennines, and includes 91 locks on the main has several small branches, and in the early 21st century a new link was constructed into the Liverpool docks tion authority: Canal & River Trust.

Buy Pearson's Canal Companion: Leeds & Liverpool - West Yorkshire Waterways updated by Michael Pearson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(37). Hi my name is Neil, I am a full time professional fender maker, and I also do other canal related fancy ropework.

Tiller tassels, bell pulls, cabin tails, anyth ing like that. I live and work on from My narrow boat cruising mainly the Leeds Liverpool Canal,and the northern part of the network. My main work is fenders.

The Ship Inn Haskayne: Cruising on the leeds liverpool canal - See traveller reviews, 62 candid photos, and great deals for Ormskirk, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5(). Romance Restaurant Boat is the ideal setting for a leisurely lunch boat cruise or dinner boat cruise along the picturesque Leeds Liverpool Canal in the heart of the Lancashire countryside.

Sit back, relax and unwind on board Romance. Our cruising restaurant boat has a fully licensed bar and extensive wine list. The central section of the canal described above is a good one week holiday. Mid-week and weekend breaks are available from Bases 12 & 13 (Silsden).

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In a two week trip it will be possible to extended the above route over the Pennines through Lancashire to Wigan Pier, or to Leeds, or if really energetic, possibly to both.

In today's vlog we leave Leigh and head west on the Leigh Branch of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal to Wigan. Jo wrote a short book about her travels and how she met Michael. Narrowboating the. This is a downloadable Leeds & Liverpool Canal Cruising Map in Acrobat (pdf) same map is also available as a downloadable Leeds & Liverpool Canal Cruising Map in Memory-Map (qct) format.

This has 43 x full A4 pages of maps (plus 4 cover pages). Approximate download size is 51 Mb. You will need Acrobat Reader (or equivalent) software loaded on your. Bingley Five-rise lock staircase is the most spectacular feature of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, and the steepest in Britain.

The locks are supervised by a lock keeper and are closed at night. The Bingley Five Rise Lock was opened in and has a total fall of 60 feet. Stats: 21 nights with 6 hours cruising per day, locks. This large ring crosses the Pennines between Manchester, Leeds and Castleford. It is made up of the Bridgewater Canal, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, the newly restored Rochdale Canal, the Aire &.

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Some brief scenes from a week on the canal aboard the Hapton Valley boat Tawny Lancashire Boating Holidays. Ideally situated on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, at the gateway to the Dales, Burnley provides narrowboat holiday makers the opportunity to cruise England's canals in a beautiful location with stunning views and wildlife.

Phone: Phone to book. The language of the book is written in a mock Victorian "Jolly Jape" style. I wanted humorous and factual. What I got was rude and unfunny (rude with regards complaining about the urban part of the canal!).

Fortunately, we also purchased the Collins Guide to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal which was much more usable. Don't waste your money on /5(36). Pearson's Canal Companions [No relation to the author of these web pages.] NOT available in ebook format.

Cheshire Ring () Four Counties Ring () Kennet & Avon, River Thames (Oxford, Reading, Brentford) () Leeds & Liverpool; West Yorkshire Waterways () Leicester Line & River Nene (Apr ) Oxford & Grand Union, and Upper Thames.

Following a £22 million facelift, the canal link opened to boats in April and extends from Stanley Dock Lock Flight on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal via Albert Dock to the South Docks. This stretch of canal travels along the city’s historic waterfront passing museums, restaurants and galleries making it a great option for a family day out.

Canal boat holidays are a perfect way to cruise to a city without needing to worry about car parking. Explore the selection of cities accessible by boat. Bases: Barton Grange. Bilsborrow. Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

This canal is the longest in England at miles and has 91 locks. Cruising on the Leeds–Liverpool Canal Pennine Cruisers 19 Coach Street Skipton North Yorkshire BD23 1LH.

website. It comes as a bit of a surprise to wend your way through the back alleys off Skipton's high street to find that the town sits on a canal. From the cobbled dockside you can jump on a brightly painted narrowboat for a.

The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is the longest canal in Northern England at miles long. It passes through 91 locks with a summit level of feet. At Leeds, it joins onto the Aire and Calder Navigation. The Rufford Branch links the canal with the Ribble estuary near Preston.

This gives access to the Ribble Link and the Lancaster Canal. The Leeds & Liverpool Canal A Photographic Journey by David Lyons, Photographs along the canal from Liverpool's Docks to Leeds Lock. Leeds & Liverpool Canal Craft byA short guide to the barges and boats that worked on the L&L.

British Waterays Inland Cruising Booklet #16, Explore detailed cruising guides at Canal Junction. How to find the hotelboat cruise you want You have over different hotelboat cruises to choose each year, exploring more than 40 canals and rivers across the UK.

We recommend booking Leeds and Liverpool Canal tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 1 Leeds and Liverpool Canal tours on Tripadvisor/5(). Reedley Marina on the Leeds and Liverpool canal in Lancashire.

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Reedley Marina, Barden Ln, Burnley BB12 0DX, United Kingdom. Cruise the Leeds and Liverpool Canal which crosses the Pennines and passes the edge of the Yorkshire Dales through peaceful countryside and picturesque villages.

Cruising Routes. One Way Canal Holidays For experienced boaters. We give you a choice of four one-way canal routes: by the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, or the Rochdale Canal. All are suitable only for crews with experience of locks. These canal holidays are available for one and two weeks.

We are delighted to introduce David Fitch from Airedale Cruising. Providing day trips for small groups on the Leeds Liverpool Canal is a memorable addition to your Yorkshire holiday and stay at Newton Grange.

Read on to find out more. Hi, I’m David, the owner of narrowboat Lizzie-Jean, moored in Skipton. Join Skipton Boat trips for a guided canal cruise led by comedian Dave Spikey, or hire a canal boat to enjoy a day on the water with a group.

Canal Cruises on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal Click here to Book My Trip Book My Trip Pause. Unmute couples, and small groups. Enjoy a 2-hour cruise on the Leeds and Liverpool canal with delicious. Covering a distance of miles from Leeds to Liverpool, this canal is the longest canal in northern England.

Along with a vast distance, this attraction also spans through a vast history. In the 19th century, the canal served as an important and vital resource to trade, enabling the transport of coal, stone and other goods.

Leeds and Liverpool Canal: Crusing on "Lady Teal" Hotel Boat. Absolutely superb! - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Leeds, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5(). The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is England's longest and arguably most successful canal. Originally conceived as a way for Bradford merchants to reach the rapidly expanding port of Liverpool, it was begun in from both ends simultaneously, and was finally completed only in /5(9).Leeds and Liverpool Canal is within the scope of WikiProject Yorkshire, an attempt to build a comprehensive and detailed guide to Yorkshire on Wikipedia.

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