THE AIRE VALLEY
on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal
‘Aire Valley Towpath Route’ links the 26 km length of towpath on the
Leeds & Liverpool Canal between Leeds and Bingley and
is suitable for all towpath users: walkers, cyclists, anglers and mobility
impaired users. It forms part of the National Cycle Network – Route 66 - so
get your kicks on the Aire Valley Towpath Route!
work to improve the surface of the towpath was carried out during 2002
and 2003. The route
was officially opened by Leeds West Labour MP, John
Battle on September 20th 2002.
route provides a wonderful opportunity to explore part of the longest canal
in Britain. It encompasses vibrant urban areas, beautiful countryside and
the peace and quiet of a canalside location with different and here here.
by the lake and historical places to visit.
route is being extended to Silsden/Skipton with the first section to
Silsden due to be completed by Summer 2006. Click to see more..