Summer at Hardcastle Crags

Children looking into their homemade shelter, in the woods.

This summer 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: Levada walk

Sat 30 Mar 2019
Join us on this guided walk this spring.

Wedding Fayre

Sun 07 Apr 2019
Are you planning a wedding? Come along to the wedding fayre to find out more about holding your wedding in the beautiful surroundings of Hardcastle Crags.

Guided walk: Walshaw and bluebells

Sat 27 Apr 2019
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 - Hardcastle to Marsden Moor challenge

Sat 11 May 2019
On World Migratory Bird day, join us for a southward migration from Hardcastle Crags over grit stone edges and lofty moors to our sister property at Marsden Moor.

Guided walk: dawn chorus

Sat 25 May 2019
Set your alarm clocks and join our local bird expert on an unmissable 4 mile walk to witness nature waking up.