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Aire & Calder Navigation

Castleford to Goole & the River Ouse - Map 2 of 2


  Castleford to Wakefield to Leeds Map 1 of 2  

  Knottingley to Selby Selby Canal Map 1 of 1


Vital Statistics


Maximum craft dimensions

River Lock to Leeds Lock

Length 141ft, Beam 17ft 9ins, Headroom 11ft 9ins, Draught 7ft 7ins

Leeds Lock to Castleford

Length 200ft, Beam 20ft, Headroom 11ft 9ins, Draught 8ft 2ins

Castleford to Wakefield

Length 141ft, Beam 17ft 9ins, Headroom 11ft 10ins, Draught 7ft 7ins



Leeds to Castleford 10 miles, 5 locks

Leeds to Wakefield 17.5 miles, 10 locks


This waterway is used by pleasure craft and larger commercial craft. Boaters are warned to adhere to the BW guidelines regarding warning lights and signage. Details are found on www.waterscape.com




Click here to download this map>  AireCalder2.pdf