Opening hours, Kirkstall, Forge & Newlay Locks


From Date: 01/06/2020 09:00

To Date: 03/07/2020 17:00 inclusive

Type: Booking Information

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Lock 13, Newlay Top Lock

Ends at: Lock 7, Kirkstall Little Lock


02/07/2020 13:29

With effect from 03 July the daily opening hours are:


•           Passages down the lock flights between 8am and 10am. Last entry 9am

•           Passages up the lock flights between 10am and 12pm. Last entry 11am


•           Passages down the lock flights between 1pm and 3pm. Last entry 2pm

•           Passages up the lock flights between 3pm and 5pm. Last entry 4pm

Booking passage is not necessary as Lock Keepers will be in attendance.


From 1st June until further notice passage through Kirkstall to Newlay Locks (7-13) can be booked with a minimum of 72 hours notice. 

First passage is available from 9am and the last passage is 2pm daily.

Following the last passage these locks will be locked up until the following morning.

To make a booking please call 03030 404040 Monday to Friday

If you need to change your booking while the office is closed please call 0800 47 999 47.