A Unique Destination in the Heart of Brontë Country

Great Local Walks

Crimsworth Dean, Lumb Bridge and Hardcastle Crags from Heptonstall – 7.5 Miles

This South Pennine walk captures the character of Calderdale starting from the interesting village of Heptonstall. Two valleys and some open country complete the content.

Stoodley Pike from Hebden Bridge - 11 Miles

This Calderdale walk starts from Hebden Bridge and climbs onto the moors to visit Stoodley Pike with its imposing monument. The route includes sections of the Pennine Way and offers a look at the industrial heritage of the area.

Stoodley Pike and Withens Clough Reservoir from Lobb Mill - 9 Miles

Starting from near Todmorden, this Calderdale walk climbs onto the moors to reach Stoodley Pike. The walk contuinues to Withen Clough Reservoir before returning across the moors to Lumbutts and the start.

Haworth Moor and Brontë Bridge - 3.5 Miles

A short walk that visits the Brontë Bridge and includes some wwalking on the Haworth Moors.

Brontë Walk - 8 Miles

The dramatic location of Haworth Moor is the perfect location for Top Withins, the ruined farmhouse said to have been the inspiration for Wuthering Heights, the novel by Emily Brontë.

Haworth and Wadsworth Moor – 13.5 Miles

This walk skirts Wadsworth and Shackleton Moors above Hebden Bridge. The walk takes you along the ancient route from Haworth to Hebden Bridge, passing picturesque reservoirs, the pretty Crimsworth Dene and returns via Top Withins (of Brontë fame).

Crags Consitutional (Hardcastle Crags) – 2 Miles

The valleys of Hardcastle Crags, west of Halifax, offer stunning riverside views while the oak, beech and pine woods are full of tumbling streams. Whether you decide to climb the rocky paths to the hilltops or enjoy a picnic by old weirs, there’s plenty of wildlife to see.

Railway Saunter (Hardcastle Crags) – 3 Miles

The valleys of Hardcastle Crags, west of Halifax, offer stunning riverside views while the oak, beech and pine woods are full of tumbling streams. Whether you decide to climb the rocky paths to the hilltops or enjoy a picnic by old weirs, there’s plenty of wildlife to see.

Woodland Wildlife Walk (Hardcastle Crags) – 3 Miles

The valleys of Hardcastle Crags, west of Halifax, offer stunning riverside views while the oak, beech and pine woods are full of tumbling streams. Whether you decide to climb the rocky paths to the hilltops or enjoy a picnic by old weirs, there’s plenty of wildlife to see.

Hebden Water – 4.5 Miles

Travel writer Christopher Somerville maps out the walk from the car park at the bottom of Hardcastle Crags up to Walshaw and back down. One way is through Hardcastle Crags, and the other goes high up the hillside past Lady Royd Farm and Shakleton.

Widdop and Gorple Moors – 2 to 5 Miles

This remote, bleak and exposed moorland walk is situated in an area of natural beauty with stunning scenery. Brushing the edges of 3 local reservoirs, Widdop, Upper Gorple and Lower Gorple, the route is within easy access of the Pennine Way. The walk is 4 miles long.