Five Rise Locks, situated about ½ mile north of Bingley Station is a staircase of locks and is the most spectacular feature of the Leeds Liverpool Canal. Only a few hundred yards downstream from Five Rise Locks is another staircase the Three Rise Locks with a fall of 30 feet.
Holmfirth attracts thousands of visitors and fans of the television series “Last of the Summer Wine” every year to visit Sid’s Cafe, Nora Batty’s home and Steps, the Wrinkled Stocking Tea Room and the Summer Wine Exhibition.
West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county within the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England and came into existence as a metropolitan county in 1974 after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972.
Bronte Country is an area of the south Pennine hills to the west of Bradford and is named after the Bronte sisters. Haworth is a hilltop village in the heart of Bronte Country close to Keighley and not far from Bradford.
Ilkley Moor situated above Ilkley is part of Rombalds Moor and is the moorland between Ilkley and Keighley at a height of 402 meters (1319 feet). The moor is designated as a national Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and also forms part of the South Pennine Moors Special Protection Area (SPA) and Special Area of Conservation (SAC).
Hebden Bridge is a lovely market town in West Yorkshire about 8 miles from Halifax and takes its name from the packhorse bridge over Hebden River (Hebden Water). Jumble Hole Clough is a wonderful narrow steep sided wooded valley with a small stream running into the River Calder and forms the boundary between Yorkshire and Lancashire.
Hebden Bridge is a lovely market town in West Yorkshire about 8 miles from Halifax and takes its name from the packhorse bridge over Hebden River (Hebden Water).
Allerton Bywater is a semi-rural village and parish of Leeds in the Lower Aire Valley in West Yorkshire and only 2 miles from Castleford. Allerton Bywater was built around small mining communities such as the mining villages of Brigshaw, Hollinhurst and Bowers Row.