The various stretches of the canal in this area are known by the following names.
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.
Day Tickets are available for all stretches of the canal.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS TO BE A CHARITY FUN RUN ALONG THE CANAL TOWPATH ON SATURDAY THE 11th MAY 2019 FROM LONGROYD BRIDGE TO LOW WESTWOOD LANE (TOP OF REED POND, TITANIC MILL) IT WOULD BE BEST TO AVOID THAT AREA ON THE DAY.