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Aire Valley Towpath Route

26 km / 16 miles

W Yorks
The Aire Valley Towpath 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.

Route Map available from website below.


Details:

Path Type
Other Paths
Waymark
Cycle route signs
Attributes
Easy; Cycle Route; Canal; Industrial History
Start
SE298331 - Office Lock Bridge, Granary Wharf, Leeds, W Yorks
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Finish
SE108400 - Five Rise Locks Swing Bridge, Bingley, W Yorks
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Walkers are Welcome

 
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Hotels
Cosmopolitan Hotel  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
< 1 Km
Hotels
Clayton Hotel Leeds  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
< 1 Km
Hotels
42 The Calls  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
< 1 Km
Self-catering
Harman Suites  (bookable online)
3 Km
< 1 Km
Self-catering
The Tops - Kirkstall  (bookable online)
< 1 Km
5 Km
Self-catering
The Tops - Headingley  (bookable online)
2 Km
5 Km
Hotels
Weetwood Hall  (bookable online)
2 Km
6 Km
Walkers are Welcome
1 Km
19 Km
Walkers are Welcome
< 1 Km
25 Km

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Route Profile:

25.9 Km (16.1 miles)
298 m (978 ft) ascent
99 m (325 ft)  maximum height