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Wakefield District Scouts  

Routes

Day Routes

From our mooring in Wakefield groups can either head upstream on the Calder & Hebble Navigation and then onto the Rochdale Canal, Huddersfield Broad Canal or Huddersfield Narrow Canal. Or head downstream onto the Aire & Calder Navigation and then onto the Leeds & Liverpool Canal or Selby Canal.

 

There are several different routes which we recommend from short evening trips to longer weekend/week trips. Please scroll down to find out more.

Afternoon/Evening Routes

Weekend Routes & 3 Day Routes 

Stanley Ferry

 

Total: 6 Miles & 2 Locks  

 

3 hours cruising including return trip.

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Broadcut (Navigation Inn)

 

Total: 4 Miles & 4 Locks

 

3 hours crusing including return trip.

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Dewsbury

 

Total: 13 Miles & 12 Locks  

 

7 hours cruising including return trip.

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Castleford

 

Total: 15 Miles & 8 Locks  

 

7 1/2 hours cruising including return trip.

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Brighouse

 

Total: 29 Miles & 32 Locks  

 

1 Weekends Cruise

Leeds

 

Total: 35 Miles & 18 Locks  

 

1 Weekends Cruise

Huddersfield

 

Total: 31 Miles & 42 Locks  

 

1 Weekends Cruise

Sowerby Bridge

 

Total: 41 Miles & 52 Locks

 

3 Days Cruise

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Week Routes

Rochdale Canal Summit (Walsden)

 

Total: 66 Miles & 112 Locks  

 

1 Weeks Cruise

Dewsbury

 

Total: 13 Miles & 12 Locks  

 

7 hours cruising including return trip.

Standedge Tunnel (Marsden)

 

Total: 48 Miles & 126 Locks  

 

1 Weeks Cruise

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Bingley & Skipton

 

Total: 94 Miles & 80 Locks  

 

1 Weeks Cruise

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West Haddlesey & Selby

 

Total: 52 Miles & 20 Locks  

 

1 Weekends Cruise/ 3 Days Cruise

Whitley & Goole

 

Total: 62 Miles & 20 Locks  

 

1 Weekends Cruise/ 3 Days Cruise

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Rodley

 

Total: 49 Miles & 46 Locks  

 

3 Days Cruise/ 4 Days Cruise

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Stainforth

 

Total: 65 Miles & 24 Locks  

 

3 Days Cruise

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Doncaster & Sheffield

 

Total: 116 Miles & 70 Locks  

 

1 Weeks Cruise

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Please note due to a breach on the Aire & Calder Navigation between Sykehouse Junction and Rawcliffe Bridge, navigation to Goole is currently not possible. Our routes to Stainforth and Doncaster/Sheffield are still possible but passage between Pollington Lock and Skyhouse Lock is only available at 10am daily and must be booked in advance, full details on CRT website.