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Five Rise Locks and the River Aire, Bingley
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Photo from the walk - Five Rise Locks and the River Aire, Bingley

County/Area - West Yorkshire

Author - Dave Melling

Length - 5.3 miles / 8.5 km

Ascent - 400 feet / 121 metres

Grade - easy

The waterways, canal and river Aire, of Shipley near Bradford are the focus of this walk. The route includes a look at the once dominant woollen mills together with the Five Rise Lock where the Leeds and Liverpool canal rises dramatically in a steep series of locks.


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