February half-term at Hardcastle Crags

Stepping Stones Hardcastle Crags, West Yorkshire

Hardcastle Crags is a great place to connect to nature this February half-term, so wrap up warm, pull on your wellies and come along for a woodland adventure.

The woodland at Hardcastle Crags offers plenty of space to run around and make your own fun, but if you're looking for something extra, then here's a list of what we'll be doing this half-term.

Monday 19 February 12noon - 3pm, Wild art;

There are plenty of natural materials on the woodland floor to inspire your creative streak. Come along to our wild art session and make your own stick wand.

Tuesday 20 February 12noon - 3pm, Make a bird feeder

Give nature a helping hand this winter and make a bird feeder from recycled materials.

Wednesday 21 February 12noon - 3pm, Wild art

There are plenty of natural materials on the woodland floor to inspire your creative streak. Come along to our wild art session and create a magical habitat.

Thursday 22 February 12noon - 2pm, Cook on a campfire

We'll be learning how to light a fire without matches, making popcorn and baking our own campfire bread at this popular activity. £3 per child. Booking essential.

Friday 23 February 12noon - 3pm, Make a log animal

There are plenty of natural materials on the woodland floor to inspire your creative streak. Come along to our creative session and make a log animal.

For full details of all our events please visit our events page

All activities take place at Gibson Mill, please allow at least 30 minutes to walk from the main car parks.

Upcoming events

Ranger Day

Sun 29 Jul 2018
11:00-16:00
Would you like to learn how our rangers keep this woodland a special place to visit? Come along to the Ranger Day to meet the team and find out more.

Den Building - 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Mon 30 Jul 2018
12:00-15:00
Step outdoors, let the woodland be your playground and build your very own den this summer.

Discover what's in a pond - 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Tue 31 Jul 2018
12:00-15:00
Have a go at pond dipping and see how many amazing creatures you can find!

Family volunteering - be a ranger for the day

Wed 01 Aug 2018
11:00-14:00
Family volunteering is a chance for families and friends of all ages to spend time together learning new skills in the fresh air. We'll work together come rain or shine to help keep the woodland healthy and beautiful.

Wild art - 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Wed 01 Aug 2018
12:00-15:00
Step outdoors to create some wild art this Suumer.

Map and Compass - 50 Things to do before you're 11 ¾

Thu 02 Aug 2018
12:00-15:00
Explore the ancient woodland at Hardcastle Crags the traditional way - using a map and compass.