'Sowerby Bridge Snippets' Guided Walk

Culture & Heritage, Events & Festivals, Walking : Sowerby Bridge

'Sowerby Bridge Snippets' Guided Walk

Starting 26th Sep 2018 See all Dates for this event

Enjoy a one and a half mile guided walk around Sowerby Bridge, looking at snippets of the town’s history and heritage including; the deepest lock in the country, the ‘Tower of Spite’, the town’s Brontë connection, the company that powered the world, the local punishment for scolding wives & brewers of bad ale, ‘Happy Valley’ filming locations and more! Just watch out for the Geese…

Meet Chris Evans from the VisitCalderdale Tourism Team at 11am on Wednesdays in August and September by the picnic tables outside The Moorings, Sowerby Bridge Wharf Canal basin, HX6 2AG.

The route follows pavements with a short stretch of canal towpath.

The route may vary depending on weather and the ability of those wishing to participate. Routes can be made suitable for wheelchair users, please contact Chris in advance for advice at tourism@calderdale.gov.uk.

The walk is best suited for adult ages. Children aged under 16 must be under close supervision of their guardian/parent at all times. No dogs on this walk, please. The walk lasts for approx 1 hour 15 minutes.

Parking is available at Sowerby Bridge Wharf Canal Basin HX6 2AG, or nearby at Stanley Street pay & display car park HX6 2AF.

The walk costs £3 per person. Please ring, email or call in person into Halifax Visitor Information Centre to book your places (the walks are limited to 15 people per walk) and then turn up for the walk and pay Chris on the day (please try and have the correct money with you).

Halifax Visitor Information Centre
Central Library & Archives
Square Road
Halifax
West Yorkshire
HX1 1QG

Opening Times:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:30am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30am – 12:30 pm
Saturday 9:30am – 4pm
Closed Sunday & Bank Holidays.

Tel: 01422 368725
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The walk is best suited for adult ages. Children aged under 16 must be under close supervision of their guardian/parent at all times. No dogs on this walk, please. The walk lasts for approx 1 hour 15 minutes.

The walk costs £3 per person. Please ring, email or call into Halifax Visitor Information Centre to book your places (the walks are limited to 15 people per walk) and then turn up for the walk and pay Chris on the day (please try and have the correct money with you).

Please see the Centre’s opening times below:

Opening Times.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:30am – 6:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30am – 12:30 pm
Saturday 9:30am – 4pm
Closed Sunday & Bank Holidays.

Tel: 01422 368725
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Short Description Enjoy a one and a half mile guided walk around Sowerby Bridge, looking at snippets of the town’s history and heritage including; the deepest lock in the country, the ‘Tower of Spite’, the town’s Brontë connection, the company that powered the world, the local punishment for scolding wives & brewers of bad ale, ‘Happy Valley’ filming locations and more! Just watch out for the Geese… Meet Chris Evans from the VisitCalderdale Tourism Team at 11am on Wednesdays in August and September by the picnic tables outside The Moorings, Sowerby Bridge Wharf Canal basin, HX6 2AG. The route follows pavements with a short stretch of canal towpath. The route may vary depending on weather and the ability of those wishing to participate. Routes can be made suitable for wheelchair users, please contact Chris in advance for advice at tourism@calderdale.gov.uk. The walk is best suited for adult ages. Children aged under 16 must be under close supervision of their guardian/parent at all times. No dogs on this walk, please. The walk lasts for approx 1 hour 15 minutes. Parking is available at Sowerby Bridge Wharf Canal Basin HX6 2AG, or nearby at Stanley Street pay & display car park HX6 2AF. The walk costs £3 per person. Please ring, email or call in person into Halifax Visitor Information Centre to book your places (the walks are limited to 15 people per walk) and then turn up for the walk and pay Chris on the day (please try and have the correct money with you). Halifax Visitor Information Centre Central Library & Archives Square Road Halifax West Yorkshire HX1 1QG Opening Times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:30am – 6:30 pm Wednesday 9:30am – 12:30 pm Saturday 9:30am – 4pm Closed Sunday & Bank Holidays. Tel: 01422 368725
Type Culture & Heritage, Events & Festivals, Walking
Location Sowerby Bridge
Event Date 26 Sep 2018
Event End Date 26 Sep 2018
Event Dates Every Wednesday in September at 11am.
Address Meet outside The Moorings, Sowerby Bridge Canal Basin, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX6 2AG
Phone Number 01422 368725
Recharge Point No
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'Sowerby Bridge Snippets' Guided Walk

Meet outside The Moorings

Sowerby Bridge Canal Basin

Sowerby Bridge

West Yorkshire

HX6 2AG

Accessibility

To ensure we offer impartial advice we have provided a link to  ‘Euan’s Guidewhere you'll find detailed access information to many venues across Calderdale and the UK: accommodation, attractions, shops, pubs, restaurants and more.  

VisitEngland lead training provider and contributor in accessible tourism, Visits Unlimited is a Calderdale-based national operator offering a range of accessibility-related services across the UK and abroad.  Visits Unlimited support businesses in not only meeting legal obligations stated within the UK Equality Act 2010 but in exceeding customer service expectations for all customers including those with specific needs.  Services provided include accredited hospitality training and disability awareness training, access auditing, mystery shopping and strategic accessibility planning. 

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