We’re celebrating the Bingley 250 with a Silsden offer

Celebrating the Bingley Five Rise Locks 250th anniversary

Celebrating the 250th anniversary of the Bingley Five Rise Locks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal near Bradford

To celebrate the Bingley Five Rise Locks 250th anniversary, we’re offering 15% off 2024 canal boat holidays from Silsden, booked by 23 April 2024.

Step aboard one of our widebeam boats at the Bingley 250 celebration event

We’re also going to exhibit one of our widebeam holiday hire boats at the Canal & River Trust’s public celebration event at the locks on Saturday 23 March 2024.

The 55ft ‘Helen’s Drum’ has accommodation for up to eight people. Towpath visitors will be able to step aboard the boat to see the bedrooms, kitchen and shower rooms and other facilities on board.

‘Helen’s Drum’ will be moored alongside the towpath, not far from the top of the Bingley Five Rise Locks.

Routes from Silsden

Our boat hire base at Silsden is just six miles along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal from the Bingley Five Rise Locks.  We offer a choice of 17 narrowboats and six wide beam boats for hire.

On a short break, you can head east through the beautiful Aire Valley to Bingley and Saltaire.  Or you can cruise west to Skipton, Gargrave and the Yorkshire Dales.

On a week’s break, you can continue heading east to Apperley Bridge and Leeds Dock, or west to Barnoldswick and Foulridge Tunnel.


2024 prices from Silsden start at £570 for a short break (three or four nights), £875 for a week.

Book your holiday

To check availability and book, go to or call the booking team on 0117 304 1122, quoting ‘BINGLEY250’.

This offer can’t be used in conjunction with any other offer. Standard hire boat terms & conditions apply.

For information about the Canal & River Trust’s Bingley 250 celebration event, click here

For more information about our holidays from Silsden, go to


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