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City of Liverpool

 

Dock Link

 

Stanley Dock Branch

 

Liverpool
0-3 miles

 

Bootle to Melling
3-12 miles

 

Maghull to Burscough
12- 24 miles

 

Rufford Branch

 

Burscough to Wigan
24 - 34 miles

 

Wigan
34 - 37 miles

 

Leigh Branch

 

Former Lancaster Canal South
37-47miles

 

Johnson's Hillock to Cherry Tree
47 - 54 miles

 

Blackburn
54-59 miles


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 The Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Blackburn to Burnley

Between Blackburn and Burnley are the towns of Rishton, Church and Hapton. The canal passes over then under the M65 as it snakes along the contour. Signs of industry are frequent on this stretch; there are coke ovens at Church and ruins of mining and chemical works.

 

City of Leeds

 

Leeds
127.25 miles

 

Shipley to Leeds
115 -125 miles

 

Stockbridge to Shipley
109 -115 miles

 

Skipton to Stockbidge
99 - 109 miles

 

Gargrave to Skipton
93 -99 miles

 

Greenberfield to Gargrave
87 - 93 miles

 

Foulridge to Greenberfield
82-87 miles

 

Burnley Lane to Foulridge Tunnel
75 -82 miles

 

Burnley
71-75 miles

 

Rishton, Church and Hapton
59 - 71 miles







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Leeds Liverpool Canal Blackburn Whitebirk 
 
Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Whitebirk, Blackburn Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Whitebirk, Blackburn Side Beet Bridge#106 Leeds & Liverpool Canal
Railway bridge at Whitebirk Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Whitebirk Side Beet Bridge #106 Canal at Lower Side Beet
Cut Bridge #107 Horse escape Ramp Norden Bridge #107A
Lower Side Beet Cut Bridge #107 Horse Escape Slope Norden Bridge #107A
Rishton  
 
Rishton Canal Signpost Rishton Bridge 108A Canal at Rishton
Canal at Rishton Signpost at Rishton Rishton Bridge 108A Canal at Rishton
Towpath View to Church Canal Aqueduct Rishton M65 Aqueduct on Leeds Liverpool Canal
The view across to Church Aqueduct over the Motorway The M65 Approaching the Aqueduct
Leeds Liverpool Canal Milepost Church, Lancashire Old Canal Basin Leeds Livepool Canal at Church
MilePost
LPool 62 Miles
Leeds 65¼ Miles
View to Church Old Canal Basin The towpath near New Barn Bridge #109
Leeds Liverpool Canal Lancashire Leeds Liverpool Canal near Church Aspen Bridge #110 Aspen Bridge #110
Under the Railway Looking towards the Railway Aspen Bridge #110 Aspen Bridge #110
Aspen Bridge #110 Coking Ovens, Church Coking Ovens, Church Coking Ovens, Church
Aspen Bridge #110 Coking Ovens, Church Coke Oven, Church Coking Ovens, Church
Coke Oven Arm Coke Oven Arm Mooring Ring Foxhill Bank Bridge#111
Coke Oven Arm Coke Oven Arm Mooring Ring Foxhill Bank Bridge#111
Church 
 
Rope Marks Leeds Liverpool Canal Milepost Leeds Liverpool Canal Map Painting Leeds Liverpool canal at Church Lancashire
Rope Marks MilePost
 LPool 63 Miles
 Leeds 64¼Miles
Canal Map Canal at Church and Oswaldtwistle
Church Warehouse Church Warehouse Church Warehouse Church Warehouse
Simpsons Bridge #111D and warehouse Church Warehouse Church Warehouse Church Warehouse
Leeds Liverpool Canal at Church Leeds Liverpool Canal at Church Lancashire Church Kirk Changeline Bridge #112 Church Kirk Changeline Bridge #112
Junk at Church Church Kirk Mill Church Kirk Changeline Bridge #112 Church Kirk Changeline Bridge #112
Leeds Liverpool Canal Milepost
MilePost
LPool 63 5/8 Miles
Leeds 63 5/8 Miles
Leeds 63 5/8 Miles In the middle of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal Liverpool 63 5/8 Miles
Half Way Point Half Way Point Church Kirk  
MidWay The Half Way Point Church Kirk Church  
Junction with the Peel Arm of the Leeds Liverpool Canal Peel Arm Peel Arm Rileys Swing Bridge #114
Peel Arm  from Peel Bank Bridge #113A The Peel Arm The Peel Arm Rileys Swing Bridge #114
Rileys Swing Bridge #114 Canal Warehouse Canal Warehouse Leeds Liverpool Canal Milepost
Rileys Swing Bridge #114 Warehouse from Enfield Changeline Bridge #114A Warehouse Window
MilePost
 LPool 65 Miles
 Leeds 62¼Miles
Whalley Road Bridge #114B Pilkington Bridge #114C Fosters Swing Bridge #115 Pipes
Whalley Road Bridge #114B Pilkington Bridge #114C Fosters Swing Bridge #115 4 Pipes
Smith's Swing Bridge #116 Ruin Ruin Smiths Bridge
Smith's Swing Bridge #116 Inside a Ruin Outside a Ruin Site of Smiths Bridge
Clough Bank Bridge #117 Leeds Liverpool Canal Milepost Altham Bridge #118
Clough Bank Bridge #117 Ruin MilePost
LPool 67 Miles
Leeds 60¼ Miles
Altham Bridge #118
A41 Leeds Liverpool Canal Barge Altham Bridge #118 Ruin
A41 Leeds & Liverpool Working Barge Altham Bridge #118 Ruin by Shuttleworth Hall Bridge #119
Shuttleworth Hall Bridge #119 Shuttleworth Bridge #119A Dallam Forge Bridge Higher Shuttleworth Bridge #120
Shuttleworth Hall Bridge #119 Shuttleworth Bridge #119A
 Shuttleworth Hall Bridge #119
Dallam Forge Warrington Higher Shuttleworth Bridge #120
Hapton 
 
Motorway and Canal Hapton Boatyard Hapton Moorings Hapton Bridge #121
The M65 and the Canal Hapton Boatyard Hapton Visitor Moorings Hapton Bridge #121
Hapton Bridge #121 Hapton Bridge #121 Leeds Liverpool Canal Milepost Boats on the Leeds Liverpool Canal
Hapton Bridge #121 Hapton Bridge #121 MilePost
 LPool 69 Miles
 Leeds 58¼Miles
Boats on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal
Knotts Bridge #123 Leeds & Liverpool Canal Leeds Liverpool Canal Milepost 124A Molly Wood Bridge
Knotts Bridge #123 Reflections on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. MilePost
 LPool 70 Miles
 Leeds 57¼Miles
124AA
 124A Molly Wood Bridge
Rose Grove 
 
Railway #124C Liverpool Road Bridge #126 The Kennet at Rose Grove The Kennet
Railway #124C Liverpool Road Bridge #126 The Kennet The Kennet
Warehouse at Rose Grove Dugdale Bridge #126A Maden Fold Bridge Leeds Liverpool Canal Milepost
Warehouse at Rose Grove Dugdale Bridge #126A Maden Fold Bridge MilePost
 LPool 71 Miles
 Leeds 56¼Miles
Gannow Bridge #127A #127C #127C Gannow Tunnel
Gannow Bridge #127A #127C #127C Gannow Tunnel
Leeds Liverpool Canal  Burnley
 
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