Out & Back Canal Holidays
These narrow boat holiday routes give you the freedom to roam as you please, following one of our suggested routes or your own inclinations.
Boats for these routes start on Friday, Saturday or Monday at 1pm and return to Sowerby Bridge 9am.
Mileages and times (for guidance) are for the return trip from/to Sowerby Bridge.
Click for boats which can do these routes starting Saturday or Friday/Monday.
32 miles 54 locks 28 hours
A magical break exploring Hebden Bridge and the romantic Calder Valley.
49 miles 54 locks 30 hours
See Sydney Harbour Bridge in miniature.
25 miles 62 locks 25 hours
Head almost to the summit of the Rochdale Canal, through romantic scenery and pretty towns.
96 miles 68 locks 40 hours
Sail meandering rivers to Selby with its interesting Abbey and market before coming back.