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Bingley Five-Rise Locks

Beck Ln, Bingley BD16 4DS, UK

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About Bingley Five-Rise Locks

Bingley Five-rise lock staircase is the most spectacular feature of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. It is situated about half a mile north of Bingley Station, about 17 miles north west of Leeds and about 12 miles south east of Skipton. They are the steepest staircase locks on the longest canal in the country! Probably why they are one of our Seven wonders of the waterways.



Attractions near Bingley Five-Rise Locks

Bingley St Ives1.67km from Bingley Five-Rise Locks

Bingley St.Ives is a country park that was located on the outskirt of Bingley. The Golf Club was formed in 1931 as a municipal club under the auspices of Bingley Urban District Council. Initially the course was of a 9-hole layout which was expanded to 18 holes in 1934. Over the more recent decades the course has been further developed with input from several leading players including Sir Nick Faldo, Seve Ballesteros and Jose Maria Canizares contributing to the improvement of various holes.

Shipley Glen Tramway3.1km from Bingley Five-Rise Locks

Shipley Glen Tramway is a majestic manmade monument that was opened in 1895, Britain’s oldest working funicular offers a steep ride up to the sprawling site of long gone fairgrounds. An Edwardian sweet shop at the top station serves as a nod to that era. You can have  a scenic stroll across expansive moors to discover dozens of the carved rocks, largely found near Dobrudden Farm. Theories on how they were used by ancient inhabitants range from religious ceremonies to tools for shaping stone axes

National Trust, East Riddlesden Hall3.5km from Bingley Five-Rise Locks

This mid-17th-century gabled house with mullioned windows was built for the clothier James Murgatroyd, who first bought the estate in the 1630. The exterior is marked by a curious 2-story porch flanked by classical columns and a rose window beneath battlements and pinnacles. One of the good location which was located in a ca30 and quiet place.

Salts Mill 4.43km from Bingley Five-Rise Locks

Salts Mill is a place for art, dining, and shopping in one stunning historic building. Parking and entrance are free.  The mill has many paintings by the local artist David Hockney on display and also provides offices for Pace plc. When completed, the mill was the largest industrial building in the world by total floor area. It is a grade II* listed building. The mill closed in 1986 and the following year it was sold to Jonathan Silver, who began a long renovation scheme.

Ilkley Moor5.26km from Bingley Five-Rise Locks

Ilkley Moor is the perfect place not only to appreciate the panoramic views, but to also sample one of Ilkley's greatest attractions.  The moor, which rises to 402 m above sea level, is well known as the inspiration for the Yorkshire "county anthem" On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at.

Cliffe Castle5.37km from Bingley Five-Rise Locks

Cliffe Castle was originally the home of Victorian millionaire and textile manufacturer, Henry Isaac Butterfield. Completed in the 1880s the building was funded by the Butterfield family’s industrial empire which included wool textile mills and a shipping business that took British goods to Europe, America and China. The completed house was a showpiece of international art and French decoration. It was the scene of many glittering social events.

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West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England. Remnants of strong coal, wool and iron ore industries remain in the county, having attracted people over the centuries.