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Scammonden Water

This short linear route at Scammonden Water is approximately 1 mile long in total and can be combined with birdwatching or a picnic! The track is compacted gravel, which might get slightly dusty during drier weather and the surface was in good condition at the time of filming (June 2014)....
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Leeds Road to Aspley Marina

This film shows the route along the Huddersfield Broad Canal from the Leeds Road Sports Complex to Aspley Marina, Huddersfield. There are some obstacles along the towpath such as rough surfaces and barriers to keep motorbikes out, but all in all access is quite good. The starting point is at...
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Standedge Tunnel to Marsden

This is a short linear route from Standegde Tunnel Visitors Centre to Marsden train station along the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. There are five disabled parking spaces in the car park as well as disabled toilets in the Café and Visitors Centre. On the ground floor of the Visitors Centre there...
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Kirkstall Abbey Park

This film and map show a short route to explore the historic ruins of Kirkstall Abbey just outside Leeds. Kirkstall Abbey is a ruined Cistercian monastery in Kirkstall north-west of Leeds city centre in West Yorkshire, England. It is set in a public park on the north bank of the...
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Saltaire to Bingley 5 Rise

The route from Saltaire to Bingley Five Rise Locks along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal is approximately 3 miles long, including returning to Bingley Train Station. If you arrive at Saltaire Train Station make your way down the main street to the canal. Similarly, if you arrive by car there...
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Leeds to Kirkstall Abbey

Please note: Since making this film in May 2011, improvements have been made to the canal towpath surface. The route from Leeds City centre to Kirkstall Abbey is approximately 4 miles long. It begins at Whitehall Road and follows the Leeds and Liverpool Canal to Wyther Lane where you then...
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