Hardcastle Crags

A stone mill and its reflection into a still pond

Beautiful wooded valley with 19th-century Gibson Mill at its heart

Hardcastle Crags

What's on 

Upcoming events

February half-term - wild art

Mon 19 Feb 2018
12:00-15:00
Wrap up warm and step outdoors to create some wild art this February half-term.

February half-term - make a bird feeder

Tue 20 Feb 2018
12:00-15:00
There's no need to stay indoors this February half-term. When you join us to make a recycled bird feeder you can give nature a helping hand this winter.

February half-term - wild art

Wed 21 Feb 2018
12:00-15:00
Wrap up warm and step outdoors to create some wild art this February half-term.

February half-term - cook on a campfire

Thu 22 Feb 2018
12:00-14:00
Learn how to make a campfire and cook up a feast with our expert volunteer.

February half-term - make a log animal

Fri 23 Feb 2018
12:00-15:00
Wrap up warm and step outdoors and use some natural materials to create a log animal this February half-term.

Guided walk: Colden Valley and Heptonstall Moor

Sat 17 Mar 2018
10:00-14:00
Enjoy panoramic moorland views on this wonderful walk through the valley.
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Eating and shopping

Visitors in the Weaving Shed Cafe at Hardcastle Crags

Tempting treats 

At Gibson Mill you’ll find our Weaving Shed Café, serving delicious ethical and locally produced food. You can buy the perfect gift or memento in our shop there too.

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Learning

Family pond dipping with Gibson Mill behind them

A new way to learn 

From enjoying a guided Tour of Gibson Mill to learning about habitats by pond dipping or going on a minibeast hunt there are a variety of ways to learn at our special place.

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Weddings

Posing for photographs by the millpond

Say "I do" 

Say "I do" in the former Dancing Hall of our special place. Set in the heart of the valley and surrounded by woodland and history, let us help create a day you'll never forget.

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Places to stay

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Get involved

Survey volunteers looking at a section of hay meadow

Volunteer with us 

Love Hardcastle Crags? Then get involved! Volunteer #OffTheGrid