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Great view from the top

Bingley easy to get to on the train for a good day out . Nice steady walk from the station to the... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Castleford, United Kingdom
Famous Five .... Rise Locks !

Bingleys hidden gem. Beautiful Bingleys famous 5 rise locks. Stunning views from the top .... if... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Bingley, United Kingdom
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Bingley Five Bingley Locks are the most awesome feature on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. They are the steepest staircase locks on the longest canal in the country!
Beck Lane, Bingley, Bradford BD16 4DT, England
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

Bingley easy to get to on the train for a good day out . Nice steady walk from the station to the Five Locks, with a superb view from the top after, as you would expect , a fairly steep climb. Being reasonably warm we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Bingleys hidden gem. Beautiful Bingleys famous 5 rise locks. Stunning views from the top .... if you’re brave enough to stand on one of the small bridges over a lock when it is filling you’ll be mesmerised by the thrill of seeing all the water...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

The Bingley Five Locks is a delightful place to spend a few hours or even an afternoon. We were lucky to have been able to watch three boats transition through. I took a time lapse video and it turned out real well. There is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed May 19, 2018

As it's on my patch, I'm a regular visitor and it never fails to be delightful. But to get the best out of your visit, try to go when there are barges using the facility, during the warmer months of the year. PS to TripAdvisor:...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank brookontheroad
Reviewed May 8, 2018

We popped over to Bingley for a quick half hour just to see the locks but it turn into a great interactive experience. Our children were able to assist in dropping down a canal boat through all 5 stages. Really friendly staff, fantastically fun and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Odyseus2000
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Nice sunny sunday afternoon. Bikes out and and a family ride along the canal to the 5 rise locks. Lovely ride along a nicely maintained canal path. Passed a couple smaller locks on the way. On arriving, the hill up the locks took the wind...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 968stever
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Hard to locate but worth the effort.lots to amuse the visitor watch boats going up and down. Free entertainment and everyone is friendly. Take something to feed the ducks and geese. Have reasonably priced snacks at the waterside café.then walk the short distance to Three...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Godfrey L
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Bring canal boaters, but visiting Bingley on foot, we had to pay a visit to this Mecca of the Bingley 5 Rise. A spectacular sight with amazingly deep locks. Hmm may have to come back by boat.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank MandL-OM
Reviewed July 26, 2016

These are truly a sight to behold. it takes approx 45 mins for a boat to get through these locks from bottom to top or vica versa. Stand, watch, take in and Enjoy being part of it. The five rise café at the top of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ian J
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

It has been a while since I have walked up to the Bingley Five locks.. Parked my car at Salts mill and walked to the Locks. Alot of changes and residential appeared. The one thing that still annoys me is the cyclists who seem to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Dawnie-Prawne
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September 16, 2018|
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Response from townvillelad | Reviewed this property |
I didnt look at my watch but I would say 40/45 minutes
July 10, 2018|
Response from brookontheroad | Reviewed this property |
Yes: drive to Fairfax Road, Bingley. You can park there and the top of the Locks is a 100m walk away.