Must see Pennine Yorkshire

World class heritage

Saltaire, created by nineteenth century mill owner Sir Titus Salt, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Salt’s Mill is now home to the world's finest collection of works by David Hockney.

Tunnel vision

See the Pennines from underneath, in a cruise through the deep and dark Standedge Tunnel.

Hats off

Ilkley Moor, famous in song, has some of Britain's most impressive prehistoric carvings.

Independent thinking

Hebden Bridge is capital of independent shopping in Britain, according to one recent survey.

Vintage stuff

Holmfirth, the setting of Last of the Summer Wine, is an artistic and cultural centre, too.

Brontë mania

The Brontë sisters' home in Haworth is now the Parsonage Museum.

Chuffing good fun

The Kirklees Light Railway is fantastic fun for families. Fancy driving the train? You canlearn how to at the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.

Hands on

Eureka! The National Children's Museum in Halifax is interactive heaven for active kids.

The pits

Descend 140 metres to explore one of Britain's oldest mines at the National Coal Mining Museum for England.

Moore to see

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is an open air art gallery, with forty sculptures set in 400 acres. Look out for the Henry Moore works.

Rambling on

Walking boots on to visit Stoodley Pike obelisk on the Pennine Way near Todmorden or the heather moors of Marsden Moor. Hardcastle Crags offers over 400 acres of un-spoilt woodland and guided walks, it’s a paradise for families and walkers alike.

Salter Hebble Navigation

Part of the Calder and Hebble Navigation, the waterway features 3 electriclly operated guillotine locks. The Calder and Hebble Navigation runs for 21 miles from Wakefield to Sowerby Bridge.

Castle Howard York

Castle Howard is the home of the Howard family and Yorkshire's finest historic house and estate. Visit over the winter months and your family can enjoy exhilarating walks in our breathtaking gardens.  Children can also let off steam down at the adventure playground and discover the gardens with our illustrated trail. Afterwards warm up with homemade seasonal food and drink in the cafés, or take home some delicious teatime treats from the Farm Shop.

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Market Towns

Market Towns

The history and geography of the Pennine region have created a landscape punctuated with quirky, bustling market towns - each with its own character, style and customs. Plan your visit here.

Pennine Region

Pennine Region

Whether your are looking for a fun filled family activity holiday, a romantic short break or a country walking holiday along the Pennine Way, Pennine Yorkshire offers you all this and much, much more.

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

With mile after mile of some of the country’s most beautiful countryside it’s no wonder Pennine Yorkshire is the destination of choice for outdoor enthusiasts of all persuasion.

Family Holidays

Penthouse Apartment

From tots to teenagers and parents to great grand parents, everyone will remember the fantastic family holiday they had in Pennine Yorkshire.