Walk: Calder and Hebble Navigation Canal

in Brighouse in Halifax

Running from Brighouse to Sowerby Bridge this section this is a part river, part canal route that once served the area at the height of the industrial revolution.

The Route

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  • Start Point: Sowerby Bridge
  • Finish Point: Brighouse
  • Distance: 6 Miles

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Walk Description

This route provides a tranquil repost to the urban centres along it’s route. The peaceful nature of this busy walk is it’s main attraction as you are transported to a quieter time, compared the to traffic on the streets above.

Starting in Sowerby Bridge the route takes you through a the town and then onto some stunning Calder Valley countryside.

There is an option to head towards Halifax along the canal to their however this walk continues into Brighouse, another Yorkshire industrial town. Watch out for the various bird and wild life along the canal and make sure you bring your spotting guide!

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