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The Leeds Liverpool Canal offers stunning scenery with the beautiful Yorkshire Dales to the east and Lancashire's evocative industrial heritage to the West. The famous double bridge at East Marton and the Foulridge Tunnel are both nearby.
Just 2 miles away, the ancient market town of Barnoldswick, ( originally Bernulfsuuic, founded by the Saxon King Bernulf) boasts several restaurants, with Modern British, Italian, Indian, Thai, Chinese and great pub food. Bancroft Mill Museum, with its magnificent, working steam engine - one of the last working steam mill engines.
The Rolls Royce Leisure Club, open to non-members, is a 10 minute walk. The club is part of the local Rolls Royce complex and was created for Rolls Royce employees, but is open to the public for food, drink, leisure activities and entertainment. Set in it's own grounds, with bowling green and children's play area. The restaurant serves great food and good local beers at low, subsidised prices.
Skipton- As the gateway to the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, people travel the length and breadth of the country to visit this charming market town. With its famous 900 year old castle, romantic ruined priory and historic cobbled High Street.
The Yorkshire Dales National Park encompasses thousands of square miles of moors, valleys, hills and villages- Stone-built villages sit amongst traditional farming landscapes of field barns, drystone walls and flower-rich hay meadows, and show how the area has been shaped over thousands of years by the people who have lived and worked here. Spectacular waterfalls and ancient broadleaved woodland contrast with the scattered remains of former mine workings and other rural industries which remind us of the area's rich industrial heritage.See our other locations
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Address : Greenberfield Top Lock, Greenberfield Lane, Barnoldswick, Yorkshire. BB18 5SU
By Road : - from the North: Take A65, A682 (5.2 miles), turn right onto B6252 for 0.5 miles,turn right onto Greenberfield Lane for 0.3 miles. Turn left into Canal & River Trust car park. - from the South: Take M62, leaving at J18 onto M66 northbound, which runs into the A56, then take M65 and A56 for 16.8 miles to Colne. Turn left at Barnoldswick Rd/B6383 and continue for 3.6 miles, then turn right onto Greenberfield Lane for 0.3 miles Turn left into Canal & River Trust car park. - from the East/South East: M1 to J42, take M62 westbound, leaving at J26 onto M606 northbound, following signs to Bradford and then A650 to Keighley. Take the A629 to Skipton for 9.3 miles, then take 1st exit on roundabout to A59 for 3.0 miles, take 1st exit on roundabout towards Colne, for 2.0 miles. turn right onto B6252 for 0.5 miles,turn right onto Greenberfield Lane for 0.3 miles. Turn left into Canal & River Trust car park. There is a Canal & River Trust free car park 200 yds from our mooring spot. Hirers can leave one car here for the duration of the hire. There is a new housing estate nearby, with free on-road parking
By Rail : Nearest rail station is Skipton, 7 miles.
By Air : Nearest airports are Manchester and Leeds/Bradford
|Route Name||Route Type||Days||Cruising Hours||Locks|
|Skipton and return||Short Break||3.00 to 4.00||17.50||28|
|Burnley from Barnoldswick||Rural||4.00||12.00||14|
|Keighley and the Yorkshire Dales from Barnoldswick||Rural||4.00 to 5.00||24.50||28|
|Shipley and the Yorkshire Dales from Barnoldswick||Weeks Holiday||7.00 to 8.00||36.00||52|
|North Pennine Ring from Barnoldswick||Ring||21.00 to 22.00||109.00||214|
Accommodation : N/a
Taxis : www.yellowcars.org/ - provide taxis and airport pick ups Craven cars 01282 815111
Groceries : We are a few minutes from the Co-op supermarket and Aldi in Barnoldswick, which is less than 2 miles away. There is also a cafe with outdoor seating, in the Canal & River Trust car park, 2 minutes walk from our mooring.
Bike Hire : N/a