Category Archives: Hebden Bridge

Hardcastle Crags………a farewell walk

This morning I visited one of my favourite walking places (second only to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park), namely Hardcastle Crags, just north of Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire. It was a little damp and overcast when I arrived, but undeterred … Continue reading

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Its Bluebell time at Hardcastle Crags

I was up at 6.30 this morning and was greeted with a clear blue sky and the sun slowly rising in the East. I decided to make the most of the morning and set out for Hardcastle Crags at just … Continue reading

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Hardcastle Crags is very green………….

Earlier this week I decided to visit Hardcastle Crags hoping that the blue bells would be adorning the pathways through the woods and along the river bank. Alas, I was to be disappointed as there were a few that had … Continue reading

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Autumnal colours…….at Hardcastle Crags

After my recent rainswept experience of Vilnius, it was nice to see some autumn sun here in West Yorkshire and all the more reason to take off for Hardcastle Crags near Hebden Bridge. Entering the National Trust property you are … Continue reading

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The Road to Hebden Bridge………6 miles, 16 bridges and a lot of water

  As part of my on going project to try and walk as many of the canals as possible in the north of England, today I set off to Sowerby Bridge in West Yorkshire to walk the 6 miles to … Continue reading

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Valley Walk at Hardcastle Crags

Lovely day, weather warm, camera packed, so off to nearby beauty spot Hardcastle Crags, just outside Hebden Bridge to do the extended loop walk beyond the mill. A bit “up hill and down dale” and because of the recent floods … Continue reading

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Christmas arrives in Hebden Bridge……in June!

Anyone who has followed my blog will remember the one about the floods in West Yorkshire and which featured the above distressing image of the devastation of the floods. It was at Christmas time and for whole communities their priority … Continue reading

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