The Calder and Hebble Navigation

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Photo highlights of the Calder and Hebble

A virtual journey along the Calder and Hebble

The history of the Calder and Hebble

The Calder and Hebble Handspike

Boat dimensions on the Calder and Hebble: Can you get a 60 ft boat through a 57ft 6in lock?

also see Aire and Calder Navigation

Also on Pennine Waterways:

The Rochdale Canal

The Barnsley Canal

The Leeds and Liverpool Canal

The Huddersfield Narrow Canal

The Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation

Waterways in Manchester and Salford

The Bridgewater Canal

See the full list of canals covered by this site

Calder and Hebble Navigation

The Calder and Hebble Navigation runs for 21 miles from Wakefield to Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire.

It had 27 locks and a number of flood locks.

It connects the Aire and Calder Navigation at Wakefield with the Rochdale Canal at Sowerby Bridge and Huddersfield Broad Canal at Cooper Bridge.

The canal was never closed and is a popular waterway with leisure boaters.

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These related books are available from - follow links for details:

Calder and Hebble Navigation

by Mike Taylor

Canals of the Aire and Calder Navigation

by Mike Taylor

The Forgotten Canals of Yorkshire: Wakefield to Swinton

by Roger Glister
photographic history of the Barnsley Canal and the Dearne and Dove Canal

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