Marsden Moor

Pule Hill on Marsden Moor, West Yorkshire

Important notice -

BBQs and fires are banned on Marsden Moor. The fire risk is high during spring and summer. If you see someone using a BBQ or a fire on the moor, call 999 and ask for FIRE.

Take a walk on the wild side and enjoy the rugged moorland landscape.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Guided Walk: Explore Eastergate

Thu 18 Aug 2022
14:00-17:00
A lovely afternoon walk, perfect for new walkers and families.

Guided Walk: Black Hill Walk

Sat 27 Aug 2022
10:00-19:00
Trek to the highest point in West Yorkshire on this challenging walk. At 1,909 feet above sea level, Black Hill is the third-highest summit in the Peak District and the climb and descent offer some stunning views.

Guided Walk: Circular walk around the Colne Valley

Sun 04 Sep 2022
10:00-17:00
A circular walk from Marsden to Golcar, passing Linthwaite and Slaithwaite, with spectacular views of the Colne Valley.

Guided Walk: Marsden Heritage Walk

Sun 11 Sep 2022
13:30-15:30
A fascinating story of 15th century farming, 18th century handloom weaving, textile magnates and luddites, set amid the story of routes crossing the towering Pennine ridge.

Guided Walk: Motorway view

Sat 24 Sep 2022
10:00-15:00
View the M62 as you'll never have seen it before.

Guided Walk: Around the Nabs

Sun 02 Oct 2022
10:00-15:00
Join us for a circular hike around West Nab and Shooters Nab, amongst the highest points in West Yorkshire with spectacular views.
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Things to see and do

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Get involved

A plant group volunteer repots a small plant on a sunny day

Volunteering on Marsden Moor 

Our volunteers are a vital part of the team at Marsden Moor. They help us with a huge range of activities, including nature surveys, fence repairs and plant sales.

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Our work

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Wildlife

A mountain hare in its winter white coat stands on its back legs on Marsden Moor

Wildlife on Marsden Moor 

Discover the variety of wildlife that call Marsden Moor home, and find out what we're doing to look after nature.

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Join or give

A view over Buckstones with buttercups in the foreground

Donate now to help protect Marsden Moor 

Upland moors are at serious risk. We need your help to look after this special place, now more than ever. Your donation will help our rangers protect wildlife and restore peat bogs, trapping carbon and protecting Marsden Moor for generations to come.