Boating Holidays from Reedley, Lancashire

Ideally situated on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, at the gateway to the Dales, Burnley provides narrowboat holiday makers the opportunity to cruise in a beautiful location with stunning views and wildlife.

Phone: 01282 420 333
Phone to book: 0330 333 0590
Address: Barden Lane, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 0DX
Berths: 2-9

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Nicholsons: N5
Pearsons: P5

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Cruising North from Reedley Marina you are spoilt with a landscape of open countryside and small towns with cobbled streets which run down as far as the canal.

East Marton and Skipton are excellent short break routes, with boaters experiencing the pretty Barrowford Locks and Foulridge Tunnel. For those taking a longer holiday and looking for a challenge, tackle the impressive Five Rise and three rise staircase locks at Bingley!

With beautiful views over the Marina, Pendle Hill and the Leeds & Liverpool canal why not take advantage of the 10% discount offered to ABC customers and enjoy a meal before setting off on your holiday adventure



For detailed directions when coming from the south / Midlands via the M6 and from the north via the M6, click here.


You will need to fly into Leeds Bradford Airport, which is the closest to the marina. It is roughly 35 miles away.


The closest train station to Reedley Marina is Brierfield Station, which is roughly 3.6 miles away from the marina.


Here are some useful resources for information regarding Reedley Marina.

Train times & tickets
Leeds Bradford Airport

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Featured Routes

Featured routes from Reedley, Lancashire

Bingley & return

Burnley to Bingley - through Barrowford Locks, Foulridge Tunnel, Greenberfield / Bank Newton & Gargrave Locks, then option of Bingley 5-Rise / 3-Rise and back

The North Pennine Ring

The Ring takes in the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Rochdale Canal, Ashton Canal, Calder & Hebble Navigation and Aire & Calder Navigation. The 185-mile route includes numerous aqueducts and swing bridges, 4 tunnels and 215 locks - 21 days at 6 hours cruising per day.


Short Breaks

The following are suggested routes for short break canal holidays from Reedley

East Marton & return

Burnley to East Marton – through Barrowford Locks, Foulridge Tunnel, Greenberfield Locks and back

Skipton & return

Burnley to Skipton – through Barrowford Locks, Foulridge Tunnel, Greenberfield / Bank Newton & Gargrave Locks


Featured Boats

Featured Boats from Reedley, Lancashire

Six to eight berth Boats

Alvechurch Duck

Max: 6 People

Length: 60ft

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Two to Five berth Boats

Alvechurch Plover

Max: 5 People

Length: 58ft

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Alvechurch Wren

Max: 4 People

Length: 47ft

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