Lock 11 to Lock 20

The various stretches of the canal in this area  are known by the following names.

Locks:                             Name:

11 to 12:                         Lock-keepers or Leitch’s.

12 to 13:                         John Lockwoods (Swing Bridge or Aquaduct)

13 to 14:                         Ramsden Mill Pond.

14 to 15:                         Appleyards

15 to 16:                         Rabbit Pond.

16 to 17:                         Reed Pond.

17 to 18:                         Cotton’s length

18 to 19:                         Bucket.

19 to 20:                         Mickle Pond.

20 to 21:                         Slaithwaite Sewerage Length 

The Canal has had many thousands of coarse fish introduced over the years, particularly Roach, Bream, Carp and Chub. The canal also contains Perch, Pike and the odd Tench. Lots of Rudd and Crucian carp have also been introduced but these rarely show.

In 2014/2015
Cottons pond was stocked with 100 Carp (4 to 6 inches) and 1,500 mixed fish (Roach, Perch and Bream 4 to 6 inches).
Reed Pond was stocked with 100 Carp (4 to 6 inches) and 2,500 mixed fish (Roach, Perch and Bream 4 to 6 inches).
Rabbit Pond was stocked with 1,000 mixed fish (Roach, Perch and Bream 4 to 6 inches).

Day Tickets are available for all stretches of the canal

John Lockwood’s length upstream of the bridge
John Lockwood’s length downstream of the aquaduct
Ariel view of the aquaduct on the John Lockwood’s length