Hardcastle Crags

A view of trees with yellow and orange leaves during the autumn at Hardcastle Crags

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

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Things to see and do

A family enjoy the sunshine in front of Gibson Mill

Planning your visit to Hardcastle Crags 

We're looking forward to welcoming you to Hardcastle Crags. Before you set off to see us, here's everything you need to know about what to expect on a visit.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Hardcastle Crags

Fri 10 Dec 2021
Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand this winter. Available Friday - Sunday, 10 - 3, from 3 December (closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day) and every day of the week from 26 December - 3 January.
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

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Gibson Mill with the mill pond overflowing

History at Hardcastle Crags 

Find out more about the history of Hardcastle Crags and Gibson Mill.

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Get involved

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A couple infront of Gibson Mill during their wedding at Hardcastle Crags

Say "I do" at Hardcastle Crags  

Planning your special day? Gibson Mill is a unique and versatile space, set in the heart of a romantic West Yorkshire woodland. Let our team help you to create a day you'll never forget.

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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.