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Great walk

Lovely walk along side this well maintained canal. Stopping of at various locks talking to people... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lovely stroll

The canal at skipton is a lovely place for a stroll you can see all the different canal boats feed... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Canal Street, Skipton, England
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All reviews tow path feed the ducks bike ride train line narrow boat warm sunny day pleasant stroll thirty minutes watch the boats lovely countryside liverpool canal biscuits well worth a visit lovely place high street towpath barge
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely walk along side this well maintained canal. Stopping of at various locks talking to people on barges and locals is most fascinating. The canal itself is well maintained and we'll used.

Thank MillerMad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The canal at skipton is a lovely place for a stroll you can see all the different canal boats feed the ducks watch the swans or just sit and watch the world go by while eating fish and chips, they have boat trips throughout the...More

2  Thank JAM27061957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always fish this canal at barnoldswick. Nice place, lovely scenery. Apart from the bikers,it's a nice walk,either way.never see many fisherman tho. Lots of places to visit ,pubs ,towns etc.good for barges to stop by at barlick marina.teas coffee etc.

1  Thank mark p
Reviewed 13 September 2018

W euse the canal towpaths regularly as mt Mother lives in Bradley, we lilik the Walk to Kildwick but it gets difficul part wayif you are using a wheelchair or pram, walking to Snaygil is much easier with a pram or wheelchair. this year my...More

Thank Corinnescakes
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Lovely part of the countryside with peace and quiet, and also plenty to do.East Riddlesdon Hall is well worth a visit.

Thank Darleypete
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Lovely part of the world ensure a visit to the Bingley locks a wonderful achievement of engineering. Well worth a visit

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Take a trip on the canal from Skipton ,have a meal in one of the many local cafes or pubs,plus visit the very full market

Thank oap1947
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Love cycling from Hirst Wood to Leeds along this canal. It can be very busy at times but well maintained

Thank pj3002016
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We walked down to the canal where it passes through the town of Skipton, very pretty and some lovely views. There are plenty of boat trips plus seeing a lot of canal boats passing through. Quite an insight into a historical area. There are Bars...More

1  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Parked near Leeds and Liverpool canal in Gargrave and enjoyed a pleasant stroll along the tow path. Very quiet stretch there so had it to myself most of my walk. Lovely views of Dales along the way

1  Thank 814AlanW
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31 July 2016|
Response from ClareMNorthYorkshire | Reviewed this property |
If you moor close in to Skipton you don't have to wander far before you find a pub and pretty much all of them are good ... not that I frequent them all but I've not heard a bad word ... Personally I would recommend The... More