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Great place for a lunch stop to break up a canal walk.

I’ve been going there for a couple of years. The canal side is pretty much unchanged since the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Halifax, United Kingdom
Pleasant Stroll

I walk along this stretch of the canal on a regular basis. It is also a great route for runners and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Halifax, United Kingdom
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The Wharf | Sowerby Bridge, Halifax HX6 2AG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed 27 August 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

1  Thank Deetee100
Reviewed 9 July 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

Thank R N
Reviewed 19 June 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

Thank tracey d
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We did have a narrow boat and this was one of our favourite places to moor. The lock is amazing to watch open and close. In summer there was boar trips on the canal. Don't know if every year

3  Thank cornishpiskie209
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I am lucky enough to live in Sowerby Bridge and often go for a walk along the canal. It’s beautiful especially near the canal basin where you can stop off for refreshments, and also watch the canal boats venturing through the locks. A very pleasant...More

Thank Gillmurphy
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I’m fortunate to live only a few miles from Sowerby Bridge. It’s a market town in the Calder Valley in Calderdale. Two rivers and two canals form the heart of this fascinating mill town. The canal has the deepest lock in the country. It’s flower-decked...More

Thank pas1969
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We walked along the canal from Sowerby Bridge wharf to Hebden Bridge. It is an easy walk, with varied scenery. Very enjoyable, we enjoyed watching the narrow boats go through the series of locks.The information boards along the way provide interesting historical facts about the...More

1  Thank WelshWalker
Reviewed 21 August 2017

From the basin up along toward central Sowerby Bridge is a varied strech of canal with the significant double lock at Tuel Lane. Couple of interesting pubs long or near the canal.

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