Guided walk: Walshaw and bluebells

See the spectacular sea of bluebells at Hardcastle Crags, we guarantee to show you some of the best displays you'll see this spring.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

This wonderful 5 mile amble will takes us through the bluebell displays in Hardcastle Crags and the lower Crimsworth Valleys. Expect great views as we climb over Shackleton Knoll before returning via Gibson Mill.

The basics

Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet our volunteer walk leaders by the information point near the Midgehole Road car park. Use HX7 7AA for SatNav.
What to bring and wear
Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear, and bring lunch and a drink.
Accessibility
We try to stick to good paths on this walk, please expect moderate terrain.
Other
Parking is free for National Trust members, parking charges apply for non-members. The walk will take approximately 4 hours.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
28 April 2018 10:00 - 14:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Hardcastle Crags Estate Office/Gibson Mill
Email
hardcastlecrags@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01422 844518/846236

Upcoming events

Guided Walk: Blake Dean and Heptonstall Moor Walk

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:00-13:00
This walk across the Pennine Way takes us to sites associated with the route of the old railway line which was once used when the dams were built. Expect steep climbs and great views on this 7 mile walk.

Build a mini raft - 50 Things to do before you're 11 ¾

Mon 30 Oct 2017
12:00-15:00
Test your mini raft building skills this autumn when you join in with our raft building activities.

Create a mini broomstick - 50 Things to do before you're 11 ¾

Tue 31 Oct 2017
12:00-15:00
Make sure you're prepared for Hallowe'en this month by making your very own mini broomstick.

Be a ranger - family volunteering

Wed 01 Nov 2017
11:00-14:00
The outdoor team at Hardcastle Crags invite you to roll up your sleeves, become rangers for an afternoon and help us give nature a helping hand.

Cook on a Campfire - 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Wed 01 Nov 2017
12:00-14:00
Learn how to make a campfire and cook up a feast with our volunteer.

Map and Compass - 50 Things to do before you're 11 ¾

Thu 02 Nov 2017
12:00-15:00
Explore the ancient woodland at Hardcastle Crags the traditional way - using a map and compass.