Hardcastle Crags

Gibson Mill at the heart of Hardcastle Crags in Autumn

Important notice -

Saturday October 27th - Our café will be open. Access to Gibson Mill will be for Cinema at the Mill ticket holders and their dogs. For more information and to book your tickets please visit the 'What's on' section of the website below. Thank you.

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

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Things to see and do

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What's on 

Upcoming events

Cinema at The Mill - The Fantastic Mr Fox (dog friendly showing)

Sat 27 Oct 2018
11:30-13:30
This October we're bringing Gibson Mill, a former entertainment emporium, back to life with a family cinema experience. In association with Dolly Shot Pop up Picture House.

Cinema at the mill - The Isle of Dogs (dog friendly showing)

Sat 27 Oct 2018
15:00-17:30
This October we're bringing Gibson Mill, a former entertainment emporium, back to life with a dog-friendly cinema experience. In association with Dolly Shot Pop up Picture House.

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

Mon 29 Oct 2018
12:00-15:00
Test your mini raft building skills this autumn when you join in with our mini raft building activities.

Make your very own bat hat

Tue 30 Oct 2018
12:00-15:00
Time to get creative!

Create a mini broomstick with our rangers

Wed 31 Oct 2018
12:00-15:00
Make sure you're prepared for Halloween by making your own mini broomstick, a great accessory for a Halloween party.

Cook on a campfire - 50 things to do before you're 11¾

Thu 01 Nov 2018
12:00-14:00
Learn how to make a campfire and cook up a feast with our expert volunteers.
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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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Our work

View with crag across the valley at Hardcastle Crags, West Yorkshire

Working towards a healthier woodland at Hardcastle Crags

Find out more about the work we're doing at Hardcastle Crags

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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

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Places to stay

 The Lodge and surrounding gardens

Holiday with us 

Holiday in Widdop Gate Barn at the edge of a hayfield with views over the wooded valley of Hardcastle Crags or relax in the Victorian Lodge surrounded by enchanting Pennine countryside.

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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