Canal Walks…….Hebden Bridge to Todmorden

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With glorious weather forecast for today I decided to continue with my exploration of the canal paths of West Yorkshire. Todays walk (number four in the series) would be from Hebden Bridge to Todmorden (which can never make its mind up whether it is in Lancashire or Yorkshire, but that is altogether another blog), a distance of about 5 miles.

DSC_0013.jpg Canal basin

As you make your way out of Hebden Bridge you notice a significant change in the topography as the canal begins to wind its way along the Calder Valley and the valley slopes right down to the waters edge for much of the journey. On a hot day like today I was grateful that much of the path was shaded by the overhanging trees.

DSC_0001.jpg Leaving Hebden Bridge

It was noticeable that the very first signs of autumn are here as leaves are beginning to change in colour and…

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