Hardcastle Crags - National Trust

Hardcastle Crags - National Trust
Estate Office
Hollin Hall
Crimsworth Dean
Hebden Bridge
West Yorkshire






01422 844518


01422 841026

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Beautiful wooded valley with 19th-century Gibson mill at its heart, an exemplar of sustainable energy:
* Woodland Pennine valley, a rich habitat for flora and fauna
* Home to the Northern hairy wood ant
* Guided-walks and orienteering courses available
* Recently conserved Gibson Mill offering education and conference facilities, tours and refreshments

Venue Type:

Industrial heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Gibson Mill: £3, child £1.50, family £7.50. Groups £2, child £1.20.
Reduced rate when arriving by public transport


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Additional info

Visitors are encouraged to come on foot, by cycle or public transport. Car parking and cycle racks available at Clough Hole car park on Widdop Road and Midgehole car park on Midgehole Road. During busy times limited car parking leads to heavy congestion. There are steep drops and water hazards throughout the property. Gibson Mill has narrow and low doorways and uneven floors. There is a possibility that Gibson Mill will be closed if there is insufficient power. WC not always available. WCs at Gibson Mill, closed at 6.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Fungi Foray

  • 26 October 2014 10am-1pm

Hardcastle Crags is famous for its unusual and varied fungi - join our expert guide and our Countryside Ranger on a hunt to identify and learn about some of these amazing organisms.

Children welcome but please note the walk may involve some rough terrain.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Adult £5.00, child £3.00.



Playing in the woods

Wild Things in the Woods

  • 29 October 2014 11am-4pm

This is a great opportunity to have photos taken of your young explorers with photographer Sarah Mason. Sarah's creative photographs of children in nature capture those beautiful fleeting moments.

The mini sessions will run at Lady Royd Field, near Gibson Mill. There will also be storytelling and a treasure hunt! The mini sessions will include a 9 x 6" fine art print.

Suitable for

  • Any age


All Tickets £45.00 (session includes 9" x 6" fine art print).