Things to do at Hardcastle Crags review
Hardcastle Crags is a National Trust property near Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire. It has over 15 miles of footpaths to explore from gentle strolls through bluebells to rugged hikes to the top of the estate. It encompasses deep rocky ravines, tumbling streams, woods and an upland meadow.
Gibson Mill is a 19th-century cotton mill. The mill is water-powered and is now a grade II listed building with exhibits inside about the mill and its workers. They have child-friendly interactive displays, dressing up supplies and themed exhibitions. Just beyond the mill, there is a grassy area that has plenty of space for den building.
You can choose from one of their popular waymarked trails and head out for an adventure in the woods. There are different trails available to print out from the National Trust website detailing what you can expect to see. There is a railway trail, a Mill walk, a Wood folk walk and more. Regular guided walks are also sometimes available.
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FAQ and Further Information Hardcastle Crags
Is there food and drink available?
There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
19th century cotton mill with interactive exhibits, numerous walks around the crags with rocky ravines, tumbling streams and woods. There are toilets and a cafe.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE – Hardcastle Crags is free to visit including entrance to the visitor centre.
Is there parking?
There is limited parking on-site, charges apply.
When are they open?
Hardcastle Crags is open almost all year round. For up to date opening times please visit their website.
Dogs are welcome in the woodland and on lead in the cafe and Gibson Mill.
Are they accessible?
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