Things to see & do

Make the most of your day

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Railway Walk

It's hard to imagine that this peaceful valley once had a railway, built to transport workers from their temporary homes at 'Dawson City' up to the reservoirs at Gorple, Widdop and Walshaw Dean.


Hardcastle Crags Framing the Landscape on a winter morning

Choose one of our waymarked trails and head off into the woods. The light on crisp winter mornings is glorious and may bring out your inner artist.

Don't miss

  • Listening to the birds on a still winter's morning
  • Crossing the river on the stepping stones
  • Learning about the past on a tour of Gibson Mill
  • Stopping off for lunch or a snack at the Weaving Shed Cafe
  • Finding out about renewable energy at Gibson Mill