Let's get outside this half-term

Children looking into their homemade shelter, in the woods.

It's all about getting outside and exploring. What has nature been getting up to?

Tuesday 30 May, 12 noon - 3pm, Build a den

Learn how to create your own shelter in the woods, what will you decide to build?

Wednesday 31 May, 12 noon - 3pm, Pond dipping

The mill pond should have lots of life in waiting to be identified, what water based mini beasts will you come eye to eye with?

Thursday 1 June, 12 noon - 2pm, Cook on a campfire

Learn all the skills you need to create fire without matches, cook some tasty treats and stick bread.  £3pp, booking essential 12 noon - 2pm (bookable online from 23 May)

Friday 2 June, 12 noon - 3pm, Journey sticks / wild art

This activity allows you to create a natural way of remembering a woodland walk.

Upcoming events

Guided walk: Walshaw and bluebells

Sat 28 Apr 2018
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
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
Follow in the footsteps of the Bronte sisters on this challenging 11 mile walk.

Guided walk: Widdop amble

Sat 21 Jul 2018
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
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
Join us on this guided walk to explore old routes through the Crimsworth Valley.