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

Woodland by night - wildlife watch

Wed 19 Sep 2018
19:00-21:00
Join us for a walk through the woodland with a difference.

Guided Walk: Pecket Well Clough

Sat 06 Oct 2018
10:00-14:00
Enjoy far reaching views across Hardcastle Crags and the Calder Valley as we climb the moor over High Brown Knoll.

Cinema at the mill - The Fantastic Mr Fox

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.

Family volunteering - be a ranger for the day

Wed 31 Oct 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.