Sowerby Bridge

The Rochdale Canal and Calder & Hebble Navigation meet at Sowerby Bridge and the Wharf area is the heart of the town's great food and drink offer. Visit Tuel Lane Lock, Sowerby Bridge Market or the annual Rushbearing Festival in September.

Things to do in Sowerby Bridge

Two rivers and two canals form the heart of this fascinating mill town, which has become renowned for its diverse food and drink offer. But there’s so much more to the area than great food. Sowerby Bridge is surrounded by some of the country’s finest and most dramatic landscape, great walks, cycle routes and conservation areas. With its history of weaving and water mills, there’s much to discover in this little town.


The Outdoors in Sowerby Bridge

You’ll find some of West Yorkshire’s most stunning scenery right here on the doorstep. Just outside of Sowerby Bridge sits Mill Bank Village, a Yorkshire in Bloom Gold Award-winning area. Famous for its cotton, woollen and silk heritage, Mill Bank is located on a steep south-facing valley. Explore its old packhorse trails, ancient highways and many footpaths.


Food & Drink in Sowerby Bridge

A fantastic eating and drinking location, Sowerby Bridge isn’t short of places to unwind at mealtimes. Sowerby bridge Wharf offers several fabulous places to eat and surrounding waterside views alone make the Wharf area worth a visit. Head to Kipling’s restaurant for award-winning Indian food or Gimbals for sumptuous, seasonal food. 


Accommodation in Sowerby Bridge

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