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

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Guided walk: Walshaw and bluebells

Sat 28 Apr 2018
10:00-14:00
See the spectacular sea of bluebells at Hardcastle Crags, we guarantee to show you some of the best displays you'll see this spring.

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