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Huddersfield’s Historic Canals
Sunday 22 April 2018 at 2:30 pm£3
A guided walk as part of the Discover Huddersfield programme for 2018.
The fascinating story of the Huddersfield Narrow and Broad Canals will be revealed in this towpath walk. Led by Trevor Ellis of Huddersfield Canal Society, highlights will include the viaduct and aqueduct above Fisher’s Wharf, the story of the canal’s restoration and re-instatement, including the tunneling under Bates Mill, Aspley Basin and its historic canal warehouse, ending at Huddersfield’s unique turnbridge on Quay Street. The walk covers approx.1.5 miles and includes steep steps. Walkers will be directed back to the town centre if required.
Meet by 2:30pm at Junction of Manchester Road & Longroyd Lane, Longroyd Bridge (formerly Charlie Browns).