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Hardcastle Crags

Gibson Mill, Midgehole Rd, Hebden Bridge HX7 7AW, UK

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About Hardcastle Crags

Hardcastle Crags encompasses deep rocky ravines, tumbling streams, oak, beech, and pine woods, and some of the best examples of upland meadows in the country. Gibson Mill is situated within Hardcastle Crags woodland beside Hebden Water. Approximately half a mile along the valley there is a 19th-century cotton mill called Gibson Mill. The mill was water-powered and has been renovated to demonstrate renewable energy sources and a sustainability strategy.



Attractions near Hardcastle Crags

Stoodley Pike5.18km from Hardcastle Crags

Stoodley Pike is a 402 m high elevation in the southern Pennines in the northern English county of West Yorkshire. The exposed hill carries the widely visible Stoodley Pike Monument, a 37 m high obelisk with a viewing platform. The foothills, which are not too conspicuous themselves, have become famous primarily for the striking monument on its northern tip. At first, it was just called Stoodley Pike, just like the hill; later the official name of the monument was changed to Stoodley Pike Monume

Top Withins6.27km from Hardcastle Crags

Top Withens is a ruined farmhouse near Haworth, West Yorkshire which is said to have been the inspiration for Wuthering Heights the novel by Emily Brontë. The ruin lies on the Pennine Way and is a popular walking destination from nearby Haworth and Stanbury. Such is the attraction to Japanese literary tourists that some footpath signs in the area include directions in Japanese.

Bronte Waterfall6.74km from Hardcastle Crags

Bronte Waterfalls is a 5.8-kilometer loop trail located near Keighley, West Yorkshire, England that features a waterfall and this place is also a nice trekking area and also you can spend some good time enjoying the waterfall.  It is an area of outstanding beauty and famous for its association with the Brontë sisters.

Ogden Water Country Park7.89km from Hardcastle Crags

This is one of the beatiful jewels within the countryside of Calderdale. Ogden Water Local Nature Reserve offers a superb opportunity to escape from the stresses and strains of everyday life. Over 300,000 people visit Ogden Water every year for picnics, walking, feeding the ducks, family outings, and nature activities.  There is a lovely level footpath around Ogden Water and three longer walks from the site.

Boulsworth Hill8.73km from Hardcastle Crags

Boulsworth Hill is a large expanse of moorland, the highest point of the South Pennines of south-eastern Lancashire, England, separating the Borough of Pendle from Calderdale. It was one of the beatiful location in this area and it offers a nice trekking area too.

Brontë Parsonage Museum9km from Hardcastle Crags

Brontë Parsonage Museum is a beautiful house that was home of the Brontë family from 1820 to 1861 and the place where Charlotte, Emily, and Anne wrote their great novels.    Now the Brontë Parsonage Museum, it houses the world’s largest collection of Brontë furniture, clothes, and personal possessions and offers an inspirational and evocative experience for people of all ages.

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West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England. Remnants of strong coal, wool and iron ore industries remain in the county, having attracted people over the centuries.