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

Guided walk: Walshaw and bluebells

Sat 28 Apr 2018
10:00-14:00
See the spectacular sea of bluebells at Hardcastle Crags, we guarantee to show you some of the best displays you'll see this spring.

Guided walk: dawn chorus

Sun 27 May 2018
04:00-07:00
Set your alarm clocks and join our local bird expert on an unmissable 4 mile walk to witness nature waking up.

Guided walk: Top o' Stairs and the Bronte Moors

Sat 30 Jun 2018
10:00-15:00
Follow in the footsteps of the Bronte sisters on this challenging 11 mile walk.

Guided walk: Widdop amble

Sat 21 Jul 2018
09:45-13:45
We'll be taking the walkers bus to Widdop to explore the upper reaches of the valley and dropping back down via the network of valley paths on this 6 mile amble.

Guided walk: Stoodley bash

Sat 18 Aug 2018
10:00-15:00
After a quick walk into Hebden Bridge we'll take the bus to Blacksone Edge to follow good high level paths to be rewarded with far-reaching views over the moors and Greater Manchester on this 10 mile walk.

Guided Walk: Pack horse trails

Sat 15 Sep 2018
10:00-13:00
Join us on this guided walk to explore old routes through the Crimsworth Valley.