Ogden Water Country Park
Ogden Ln, Halifax HX2 8XZ, UK
About Ogden Water Country Park
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.
Attractions near Ogden Water Country Park
Bankfield Museum is one of four sister-sites across Halifax, incorporating Shibden Hall, Heptonstall Museum & Smith Art Gallery, as well as the Akroyd Library within Bankfield Museum itself. It displays covers local history, costume, art, toys, military history, jewelry and textiles from around the world.
Halifax Minster is a handsome 15th Century Grade 1 listed Parish Church; a site of major historical importance, a place of worship, prayer, of civic engagement, education, and culture. It comprises a nave, chancel, and full-length aisles, and is thought to be the third church on this site, but it includes stonework from earlier periods. The organ has been enlarged several times in the 19th and 20th centuries and completely rebuilt in 1928 by Harrison & Harrison of Durham.
Built-in 1779, the Grade I-listed Piece Hall is the sole survivor of the great 18th-century northern cloth halls. In the Georgian period, “pieces” of hand-loomed woolen cloth were traded there and exported widely. By 1815, the courtyard was being used as a venue for public spectacles and the Victorian era saw it become home to a thriving fruit and vegetable market, a horse fair, and community sings. In the early part of the Millennium, Calderdale Council began planning the major regeneration of
Shibden Hall is a historic house located in a public park at Shibden which dates back to 1420 and offers visitors a fascinating journey through the lives of the people who lived and worked here, including the noted diarist Anne Lister. It is a mix of styles reflecting its interesting and varied history.
The National Children’s Museum is an extraordinary fun-packed day out for families. The only fully interactive museum totally dedicated to children aged 0-11 anywhere in the UK. It runs as an educational charity and not-for-profit organization. Eureka! is based on the North American model of children's museums, aimed at families with children aged 0–11 and encourages hands-on inter-generational learning. one of the unique location which attracts a lot of tourists.
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
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