THE AIRE VALLEY TOWPATH ROUTE on the Leeds
& Liverpool Canal
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.
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.
The route is
being extended to Silsden/Skipton with the first section to Silsden
due to be completed by Summer 2006. Click to