Calder (Yorkshire): Sowerby Bridge Whitewater Course

Grade 2/3
Length 0.3 km
Current Level toohigh @0.56 today at 05:15

in North West


A 300m section of the Calder which has been modified to provide a good introduction to white water, play boating or slalom practice. Maintained by Halifax Canoe Club - contact them for further details.

Water Levels

The slalom course washes out above 0.55 on the Copley Bridge EA gauge.

Getting There

Putin W1°54'42" N53°42'28"
Takeout W1°53'59" N53°42'33"

Halifax CC are located in Greenups Mill in the centre of Sowerby Bridge, near Halifax. From the bridge over the river you can see the put-in and the course. Parking within the mill complex is for residents only, there is a big car park at the rear of B&M supermaket next to the canal. You can drop your boat at the club, but to avoid any problems with residents move your car as soon as you have unloaded.


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