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From country walks to industrial heritage sites, pubs and shopping villages you can experience them all from your floating hotel from this location. The Leeds and Liverpool canal and its surrounding waterways are home to 4 of the 7 wonders of the waterways , the Bingley Five Rise Locks, the Burnley Embankment , Standedge Tunnel and the Barton Swing Aqueduct, whilst another wonder- the Anderton Boat Lift on the Trent & Mersey Canal is also within reach.
Barnoldswick- set in stunning scenery, a quaint colourful town with the Canal meandering through. It is steeped in living history and dates back to pre-Roman times, nowadays, stone built streets surround a traditional town centre with a restful square at the heart of the community. The town is well known for its industrial heritage. Aside from having the highest point of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, Barnoldswick is famous for being the place where Rolls-Royce developed the jet engine in the second World War. There's also the town's most iconic landmark - Bancroft Mill with its working steam engine. Barnoldswick is bursting with bustling shops which provide an individual service for discerning visitors.
Riddlesden - Visit East Riddlesden Hall a national trust property , Imagine stepping 400 years back in time into the home of a 17th-century cloth merchant. .Experience the tranquillity that is East Riddlesden Hall. In contrast to the atmospheric exterior. The house is home to a wonderful array of seventeenth century needlework and original exquisite plasterwork ceilings created by local craftsmen. The intimate gardens, with an ever-changing palette of colour, offer a peaceful space to relax and unwind in. . The hobbit house is waiting to be discovered and there's no better place to spot wildlife than at the bird hide. East Riddlesden Hall is the perfect place to spend a morning or afternoon.
Saltaire- this beautiful village has World Heritage status - named after Sir Titus Salt who sited his textile mills beside the Canal and built the village for his workers.
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.See our other locations
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Address : Reedley Marina, Barden Ln, Burnley BB12 0DX, United Kingdom
By Road : From the North On M6, keep left at the fork and continue onto M61, follow signs for Manchester/ Bolton/ Leeds/ Blackburn/ M62/ M65/ M61 • At Junction 9, exit onto M65 • At Junction 8, take the A56/ A6068 exit to Bury/ Manchester/ M66/ Clitheroe • At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A6068 • Turn Right onto Greenhead Lane • Continue onto Barden Lane Turn left From the South: At Junction 21A of M6, exit onto M62 towards Leeds/ Bolton/ Manchester North • At Junction 12, exit onto M60 towards Leeds/ Bolton/ Ring Road • At Junction 18, exit onto M66 towards Bury/ Burnley • Keep right to stay on M66 • Continue onto A56 and keep left to stay on A56 • At Rising Bridge Roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Accrington Bypass/ A56 • At next roundabout, take 2nd exit onto A6068 Clitheroe • Turn right onto Greenhead Lane • Continue onto Barden Lane then turn left
By Rail : There is a railway station in Burnley, take a taxi to the Marina
By Air : Leeds Bradford International Airport is 36 miles away
|Route Name||Route Type||Days||Cruising Hours||Locks|
|Gargrave from Reedley Marina||Rural||4.00||17.00||38|
|Skipton and return from Reedley gateway to Yorkshire Dales||Short Break||5.00||26.50||44|
|Blackburn and Riley Green from Reedley marina||Few Locks||5.00||18.50||12|
|Shipley through Bronte Country and the Yorkshire Dales from Reedley marina||Weeks Holiday||8.00||45.00||66|
|Liverpool and return from Reedley||City||11.00 to 15.00||67.00||80|
|Two Roses Pennine Ring||Ring||22.00||109.00||214|
Accommodation : http://www.touruk.co.uk/lancs/lancs_burnl.htm
Taxis : Burnley taxis Tel 01282 455555, Burnley Airport & Station Taxi service Tel 07853-374652 Maxi Town Taxis:01282 455544 Double Top:01282 420028 Car Hire https://www.rhinocarhire.com/
Groceries : There are various supermarkets in Burnley including a large Asda which is about 2 miles away There is a Tesco Express on Casterton Avenue which is roughly1.2 miles from the marina. The Bistro Bar Overlooks the boats in the Marina and has stunnig views of Pendle Hill Open 7 days per week at varying times. Last Food Orders: Mon-Thurs 3pm. Fri-Sun 5pm Get 10% discount at the Bistro Bar either before you set off or when you get back from your holiday.
Bike Hire : N/a