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From the Whalley Bridge Branch to the Macclesfield Canal

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Whaley BridgeMarple Junction6.5002hr 57min2.203hr 0min2.172hr 55min2.232

From the Whalley Bridge Branch to the Peak Forest Canal

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Whaley BridgeMarple Top Lock No 166.5002hr 40min2.442hr 45min2.362hr 35min2.522
Whaley BridgeRidge End Bridge No 215.3802hr 20min2.302hr 20min2.302hr 20min2.302

From the Ribble Link to the Lancaster Canal

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Lock 1Salwick Hall Bridge No 245.5083hr 50min3.523hr 50min3.523hr 50min3.521

From the Ribble Link to the Leeds & Liverpool - Rufford Branch

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Lock 1Town End Bridge No 128.1322hr 5min4.862hr 5min4.862hr 5min4.861

Rochdale Canal

Rochdale Canal click to see more details of the waterway - including the table of distances. For details of the meanings of these various statistics see the Cruise Times Index Page

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Sowerby Bridge Lock No 1Tuel Lane Lock No 30.3820hr 45min3.170hr 45min3.170hr 45min3.171
Sowerby Bridge Lock No 1Blackpit Lock No 95.3873hr 35min3.453hr 45min3.303hr 25min3.622
Sowerby Bridge Lock No 1Callis Lock No 136.88115hr 0min3.585hr 10min3.464hr 50min3.701
Sowerby Bridge Lock No 1Old Royd Lock No 179.00156hr 55min3.477hr 5min3.396hr 45min3.561
Sowerby Bridge Lock No 1Shop Lock No 189.63167hr 20min3.497hr 30min3.427hr 10min3.581
Sowerby Bridge Lock No 1Todmorden Lock No 199.75177hr 35min3.537hr 45min3.457hr 25min3.611
Sowerby Bridge Lock No 1Smithyholme Lock No 2510.88239hr 37min3.5210hr 0min3.399hr 15min3.662
Sowerby Bridge Lock No 1Hollings Lock No 2711.132510hr 0min3.6110hr 10min3.559hr 50min3.671
Sowerby Bridge Lock No 1Travis Mill Lock No 2811.382611hr 5min3.3711hr 20min3.3010hr 50min3.452
Sowerby Bridge Lock No 1Longlees Lock No 3612.883412hr 44min3.6814hr 10min3.3110hr 25min4.505
Brearley Upper Lock No 6Broadbottom Lock No 71.1310hr 25min5.100hr 25min5.100hr 25min5.101
Brearley Upper Lock No 6Mayroyd Mill Lock No 82.1321hr 20min3.091hr 20min3.091hr 20min3.092
Brearley Upper Lock No 6Stubbing Upper Lock No 112.8852hr 40min2.952hr 40min2.952hr 40min2.951
Brearley Upper Lock No 6Rawden Mill Lock No 123.6362hr 50min3.402hr 50min3.402hr 50min3.401
Brearley Upper Lock No 6Holmcoat Lock No 144.6383hr 40min3.443hr 40min3.443hr 40min3.441
Brearley Upper Lock No 6Lob Mill Lock No 165.50105hr 25min2.865hr 25min2.865hr 25min2.861
Brearley Upper Lock No 6Shop Lock No 186.63126hr 2min3.086hr 5min3.066hr 0min3.102
Brearley Upper Lock No 6Gauxholme Highest Lock No 247.63188hr 40min2.968hr 40min2.968hr 40min2.961
Brearley Upper Lock No 6Bottomley Lock No 339.252711hr 50min3.0611hr 50min3.0611hr 50min3.061
Brearley Upper Lock No 6Longlees Lock No 369.883014hr 20min2.7814hr 20min2.7814hr 20min2.781

From the Rochdale Canal to the Calder and Hebble Navigation

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Sowerby Bridge Lock No 1Junction with Halifax Branch (closed)2.2510hr 45min4.330hr 45min4.330hr 45min4.331
Tuel Lane Lock No 3Sowerby Bridge Basin0.5031hr 0min3.501hr 0min3.501hr 0min3.501
Brearley Upper Lock No 6Sowerby Bridge Basin3.1353hr 7min2.603hr 10min2.573hr 5min2.642
Broadbottom Lock No 7Sowerby Bridge Basin4.2562hr 55min3.512hr 55min3.512hr 55min3.511
Blackpit Lock No 9Sowerby Bridge Basin5.5083hr 25min3.953hr 25min3.953hr 25min3.951

Ripon Canal

Ripon Canal click to see more details of the waterway - including the table of distances. For details of the meanings of these various statistics see the Cruise Times Index Page

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Bell Furrows LockRhodes Field Lock0.2511hr 0min1.251hr 0min1.251hr 0min1.251

From the Ripon Canal to the River Ure

FromTo MilesLocksAve TimeAve L/MMax TimeMax L/MMin TimeMin L/MNo Voy
Bell Furrows LockBoroughbridge6.3822hr 12min3.792hr 20min3.592hr 5min4.022
Bell Furrows LockNewby Hall Landing2.7511hr 0min3.751hr 0min3.751hr 0min3.751
Rhodes Field LockNewby Hall Landing3.0022hr 0min2.502hr 0min2.502hr 0min2.501
Ripon BasinBoroughbridge6.8833hr 22min2.934hr 5min2.423hr 0min3.294
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