Virtual Journey - Royston to Barnsley (6)

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Barnsley Canal
The canal curves along the valley side. Looking westwards towards Barnsley. Behind the trees ahead is a pier of the former railway viaduct that crossed the valley here.
Barnsley Main Colliery
There is a good view from here of the pithead of the former Barnsley Main (Oaks) Colliery on the opposite hillside.
Barnsley Canal
For a short way, the path runs along the former canal bed.
Barnsley Canal
Further on, the canal has been infilled level with the towpath.
Barnsley Canal, Bayldon Bridge
Looking back eastwards from the site of Bayldon Bridge, at the end of Newlyn Drive.
Barnsley Canal, Bayldon Bridge
Looking westwards from the site of Bayldon Bridge.
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