Midweek Break boating holiday to Hebden Bridge - 17 miles 26 locks 12 hours
This is one example of routes which our customers enjoy. Distances and times shown are for the return trip. You can vary the distance to suit you, because there are plenty of turning points ('winding holes') marked in the guides on your boat. Information we provide about specific waterways or suggested routes is for general reference only. Please see more about route availability.
This trip gives you time for three amazing walks, the pub or simply to sit and unwind.
Monday - Luddenden Foot 3 miles 3 locks 2 hours
Tuesday - Hebden Bridge 3 miles 4 locks 2 hours
Wednesday - Stubbing Wharf 4 miles 9 locks 4 hours
Thursday - Sowerby Bridge (top of locks) 6 miles 7 locks 3 hours
Friday - Sowerby Bridge 1 miles 3 locks 1 hours
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"Scenery was really nice and quite breathtaking at times. The people we met were very friendly and helpful. We spent the weekend eating, shopping and relaxing. Brilliant, loved it." - Mr & Mrs Bruce, Devon
"Beautiful scenery, friendly, kind, helpful people. Fantastic food at the Weavers in Luddendenfoot, the Italian restaurant in Hebden Bridge & the Shoulder of Mutton at Mytholmroyd." - Mrs Bailey, Suffolk
"Glorious weather, very quiet canal with few boats. Cardiac-inducing walk up to Heptonstall with stunning views & Sylvia Plath grave." - Mr Ray, Suffolk
"Great! V relaxing - cooking, reading, hanging out on board,
cocktails on the poop deck, lots of birthday cake. Frankie (aged 1) loved
feeding the ducks and the playgrounds at Mytholmroyd & Hebden. Clog museum &
antiques emporium top visits!"
- Miss Hinde, Sussex
"Hebden Bridge - lovely town & lovely buildings. Had lunch at the
Shoulder of Mutton where the food was lovely & people were friendly. Fish &
chips well priced at local chipshop."
- Mrs Mangan, Westmorland
" Cruising, dog walks, 'Fish &Chips' at Hebden Bridge. Very helpful
gent with own boat helped us at Lock 5. Played football. A wonderful
- Mr Harding, Sussex
"Canal people - both holidaymakers & residents - universally friendly
& helpful, sharing tales & advice. lots of walks with dogs - main ones being
Hebden Bridge to heptonstall & Pennine Way from bridge 21."
- Mr Norton, Norfolk
"Hebden Bridge: farmers market, very nice. we met a lady from
Antwerpen, Belgium, she enjoyed speaking her own language, was very
- Vr van den Buuse
"1st night stopped outside Hebden Bridge. Then to Hebden Bridge -stayed a day & 2 nights because walked to Hardcastle Crags. Went up to winding hole before Rawden Mill Lock 12 then back to Sowerby Bridge." - Mr & Mrs Clayton, Devon