Aire Valley Towpath

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Start: Granary Wharf, Leeds
Distance: 16 miles (26 km)
Grid Ref: SE298331
 
Climbing: 243 metres
Walk time: 6-8 hours
Days: 1

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Aire Valley Towpath Route utilises the Leeds Liverpool canal towpath from Leeds to Bingley and is suitable for walking and cycling. The route was devised through a partnership between Leeds City Council, Bradford City Council, British Waterways and Sustrans. The route encompasses both vibrant urban areas and beautiful countryside, taking you on a peaceful route through Leeds and out past Kirkstall Abbey, Bramley Fall, Rodley, Calverley Woods, Apperley Bridge, Buck Wood at Thackley, Shipley, Hirst Wood, Dowley Gap and the Three and Five Rise Locks at Bingley.


Useful Links:
Sustrans
West Leeds Country Park
Long Distance Walkers Association


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