Accessible Mooring Yorkshire & North East

Skipton, Gallows Bridge, Kirkstall Brewery, Sowerby Bridge, Brighouse, Fall Ings, Hebden Bridge and Ripon visitor moorings

Skipton - Springs Branch 

Rings or Bollards: Rings

Surface: Paved

Accessibility to hinterland: Good access off boats, seating area, 2 minute walk to town centre, flat.

Car Parking: Pay & display in Bridge Street, and other town centre car parks

Toilets: Public toilets in town centre

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Gallows Bridge - Towpath 14 day mooring - Leeds & Liverpool 

Rings or Bollards: Rings

Surface: Paved

Accessibility to hinterland: Flat on towpath side with seating and a walk bridge over the canal where there is a Trust sanitary station and mooring. Close to town centre.

Car Parking: Pay & display

Toilets: Trust sanitary station

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Kirkstall Brewery - Leeds and Liverpool canal 

Rings or Bollards: Bollards

Towpath surface: Grass & fine gravel

Accessibility to hinterland: Very flat, on bus route to Leeds centre, supermarket nearby

Car Parking: Free council owned car park

Toilets: No accessible toilet but shopping centre nearby

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Sowerby bridge visitor moorings 48hrs - Calder & Hebble 

Rings or Bollards: Rings

Towpath surface: Paved

Accessibility to hinterland: On towpath but slope to get down from the road

Car Parking: There is a car park about 1000 meters away owned by the Trust. No other car parking

Toilets: Toilets are about a 1000 meters away at Shire cruisers


Sowerby bridge visitor moorings 72hrs - Calder & Hebble 

Rings or Bollards: Rings

Towpath surface: Tarmac

Accessibility to hinterland: Cobbled road or sloped path

Car Parking: Free council car park 150 meters away or Shire cruisers parking.

Toilets: 200m walk on a cobbled path to Trust toilets

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Brighouse visitor moorings - Calder & Hebble 

Rings or Bollards: Bollards

Towpath surface: Grass, paved

Accessibility to hinterland: There is a bit of a slope. The bank is quite high. Good access to Sainsburys. Sometimes the gate is locked to the car park with a Trust key

Car Parking: Yes

Toilets: Trust toilet, also facilities at Sainsburys.

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Fall Ings - Calder & Hebble Navigation  

Rings or Bollards: Rings & Bollards

Towpath surface: Grass

Accessibility to hinterland: One mile to Wakefield town centre, Spar by the moorings

Car Parking: Small parking area near the sanitary station

Toilets: Trust toilets, showers

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Hebden Bridge Tech Centre - Rochdale Canal

Rings or Bollards: Bollards

Towpath surface: Tarmac

Accessibility to hinterland: Easy access to town, post office, cafes

Car Parking: Locally in Hebden bridge

Toilets: In Hebden Bridge centre

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Ripon - Ripon Canal  

Rings or Bollards: Bollards

Surface: Paved

Accessibility to hinterland: Flat surface. Easy access off boats, seating area with garden, 10 minute walk to town centre.

Car parking: Trust car park adjacent to Rhodesfield Lock, town centre parking.

Toilets: Trust sanitary station, town centre.

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Last date edited: 18 October 2021