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1.37km from Shipley Glen Tramway
Salts Mill is a place for art, dining, and shopping in one stunning historic building. Parking and entrance are free. The mill has many paintings by the local artist David Hockney on display and also provides offices for Pace plc. When completed, the mill was the largest industrial building in the world by total floor area. It is a grade II* listed building. The mill closed in 1986 and the following year it was sold to Jonathan Silver, who began a long renovation scheme.
Bingley Five-Rise Locks
3.1km from Shipley Glen Tramway
Bingley Five-rise lock staircase is the most spectacular feature of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. It is situated about half a mile north of Bingley Station, about 17 miles north west of Leeds and about 12 miles south east of Skipton. They are the steepest staircase locks on the longest canal in the country! Probably why they are one of our Seven wonders of the waterways.
3.86km from Shipley Glen Tramway
Lister Park is a beautiful public park in Bradford. It is one of the city's largest parks and was purchased by the City of Bradford for half its commercial value from Samuel Cunliffe Lister, who built Lister's Mill. It contains an open air swimming pool and the Cartwright Hall art gallery and so more.
3.97km from Shipley Glen Tramway
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery is one of the U.K's leading regional art galleries. Situated in the picturesque Lister Park, the civic art gallery has permanent art collections. In addition, the gallery plays host to a number of temporary in-house curated exhibitions and visiting exhibitions, working with partners such as the National Portrait Gallery, V&A Museum of Childhood, the British Museum in London and many more national and international venues.
Bingley St Ives
4.16km from Shipley Glen Tramway
Bingley St.Ives is a country park that was located on the outskirt of Bingley. The Golf Club was formed in 1931 as a municipal club under the auspices of Bingley Urban District Council. Initially the course was of a 9-hole layout which was expanded to 18 holes in 1934. Over the more recent decades the course has been further developed with input from several leading players including Sir Nick Faldo, Seve Ballesteros and Jose Maria Canizares contributing to the improvement of various holes.
Bradford Industrial Museum
6.11km from Shipley Glen Tramway
The Bradford Industrial Museum, founded in 1974, specializes in Moorside Mills, Eccleshill, Bradford, United Kingdom, the remains of the local industry, particularly printing and textile machinery, kept in working condition for the public in regular exhibitions. There is a horse emporium in the canteen block plus a shop mill, and admission is free.
6.39km from Shipley Glen Tramway
Impressions Gallery is an independent, not-for-profit space for contemporary photography. It is one of the oldest venues for contemporary photography in Europe. Every year over 50,000 people visit our exhibitions, take part in workshops and events, or come together to exchange ideas in a friendly environment.
City Park, Bradford
6.42km from Shipley Glen Tramway
Bradford City Park is a public park in the centre of Bradford, West Yorkshire. It was part of the 'masterplan' for Bradford city centre, a regeneration project first begun in 2003. Several revisions were made to the original plans. Funding was announced by the council in July 2009 and work was begun in December 2009. One of the famous locations where people come to refresh their mind and body.
National Science and Media Museum
6.53km from Shipley Glen Tramway
The National Science and Media Museum, in the heart of Bradford, explores the science and culture of light and sound technologies and their impact on our lives. With the aim of inspiring the scientists and innovators of the future, it invites visitors to see more, hear more, think more and do more. The museum has seven floors of galleries with permanent exhibitions focusing on photography, television, animation, videogaming, the Internet and the scientific principles behind light and colour.
National Trust, East Riddlesden Hall
6.56km from Shipley Glen Tramway
This mid-17th-century gabled house with mullioned windows was built for the clothier James Murgatroyd, who first bought the estate in the 1630. The exterior is marked by a curious 2-story porch flanked by classical columns and a rose window beneath battlements and pinnacles. One of the good location which was located in a ca30 and quiet place.
6.77km from Shipley Glen Tramway
Ilkley Moor is the perfect place not only to appreciate the panoramic views, but to also sample one of Ilkley's greatest attractions. The moor, which rises to 402 m above sea level, is well known as the inspiration for the Yorkshire "county anthem" On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at.
6.81km from Shipley Glen Tramway
Horton House, is a charming 18th-century plantation house. Built in 1787 by William Horton, the two-story farmhouse was designed with symmetrical architecture featuring Flemish bond brickwork. The home is much more than aesthetically pleasing - it is a national historic landmark and has served as an example of authentic southern plantation life for centuries. It is one of the most well preserved houses in the state, having been continuously occupied over the course of its long history.
8.47km from Shipley Glen Tramway
Cliffe Castle was originally the home of Victorian millionaire and textile manufacturer, Henry Isaac Butterfield. Completed in the 1880s the building was funded by the Butterfield family’s industrial empire which included wool textile mills and a shipping business that took British goods to Europe, America and China. The completed house was a showpiece of international art and French decoration. It was the scene of many glittering social events.
8.68km from Shipley Glen Tramway
The Chevin Forest Park is a wooded escarpment overlooking Otley, with fabulous views over the Wharfe valley. This local nature reserve comprising 700 acres of woodland and crags. The Chevin is largely covered in attractive old woodland and heathland. It is a part of the Carboniferous Millstone Grit group. A Roman road ran along the top of the Chevin, part of the road that linked Eboracum (York), Calcaria (Tadcaster) and Olicana (Ilkley), perhaps on the same route as the modern road, Yorkgate, or
9.62km from Shipley Glen Tramway
The Dales Way is an 84-mile Long-distance footpath in Northern England, from Ilkley, West Yorkshire to Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria. following mostly riverside paths and passing through the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the gentle foothills of southern Lakeland to the shore of England's grandest lake.
Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
10.22km from Shipley Glen Tramway
The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway is a heritage railway that was reopened in 1968 and runs from Keighley to Oxenhope through beautiful Brontë country. Board our steam train and enjoy the sound of the engine climbing the steep sides of the valley, while great clouds of steam and smoke add drama to the scene. The five-mile journey is a powerful reminder of our industrial heritage, as well as being a unique way of enjoying the beautiful countryside immortalized by Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bront
Ogden Water Country Park
10.6km from Shipley Glen Tramway
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.
Brontë Parsonage Museum
10.79km from Shipley Glen Tramway
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.
Abbey House Museum
12.58km from Shipley Glen Tramway
Abbey House Museum is Leeds' primary social history museum. With the northwest gatehouse forming the core of the Museum, this site has a long history which is reflected in its displays. With displays covering the Victorian streets of Leeds, childhood, and life through the ages, plus an annual special exhibition program, it is recognized as Leeds' most family-friendly museum.
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Prod Ln, Baildon, Shipley BD17 5BN, UK
Shipley Glen Tramway is a majestic manmade monument that was opened in 1895, Britain’s oldest working funicular offers a steep ride up to the sprawling site of long gone fairgrounds. An Edwardian sweet shop at the top station serves as a nod to that era. You can have a scenic stroll across expansive moors to discover dozens of the carved rocks, largely found near Dobrudden Farm. Theories on how they were used by ancient inhabitants range from religious ceremonies to tools for shaping stone axes