Hardcastle Crags

Gibson Mill at the heart of Hardcastle Crags in Autumn

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

Winter tree identification walk

Wed 21 Nov 2018
11:00-14:00
Join us for a walk through the woodland with a difference.

Christmas wreath making

Sat 01 Dec 2018
12:00-14:00
Create something enchanting to take home for Christmas.

Christmas cook on a campfire - 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Sat 08 Dec 2018
12:00-14:00
Join us for a seasonal take on this popular activity with a trail through the woods, hot chocolate and a few surprises along the way.
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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