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Sowerby Bridge Canalside

The Wharf | Sowerby Bridge, Halifax HX6 2AG, England
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Loved it here

We did have a narrow boat and this was one of our favourite places to moor. The lock is amazing to... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
cornishpiskie209
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St Austell, United Kingdom
Beautiful

I am lucky enough to live in Sowerby Bridge and often go for a walk along the canal. It’s beautiful... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2017
Gillmurphy
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Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
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“canal network” (2 reviews)
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The Wharf | Sowerby Bridge, Halifax HX6 2AG, England
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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

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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

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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

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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
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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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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Walked down to the wharf during a brief visit to Sowerby Bridge. Lots of canal barges in the moorings. Walked up by the locks, but didn't see them operating. There are plenty of pubs and restaurants nearby. We came across the most tame heron ever...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Our visit was for a motorcycle show and family fun day being held on the wharf. from that angle everything was great.

1  Thank sportster56
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Enjoy the beautiful scenery from one of the bars or restaurants here or jsut walking along side the canal and river

1  Thank Linda D
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

you can walk for miles along the canal , great for dog walkers but watch out for the ducks and sowerby bridge geese . the paths are clean and tidy and theres benches if you fancy a rest .

1  Thank ThewellnesscentreSb
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

sat watching the world go by in silence - bliss. in the summer you can watch barges go up and down but out of season when we went so just the ducks, but still peaceful and beautiful

1  Thank Hannah L
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