Must See Pennine Yorkshire
Hebden Bridge is the capital of independent shopping in Britain, according to one recent survey. (Also known for its non-conformist religious heritage hence the presence of many small chapels built in some surprisingly remote locations.)
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.
See the Pennines from underneath, in a cruise through the deep and dark Standedge Tunnel.
Ilkley Moor, famous in song, has some of Britain's most impressive prehistoric carvings.
Holmfirth, the setting of Last of the Summer Wine, is an artistic and cultural centre, too. Hebden Bridge also has several vintage shops.
The Brontë sisters' home in Haworth is now the Parsonage Museum.
Chuffing good fun
Eureka! The National Children's Museum in Halifax is interactive heaven for active kids.
Descend 140 metres to explore one of Britain's oldest mines at the National Coal Mining Museum for England.
Walking boots on to visit Stoodley Pike obelisk on the Pennine Way near Todmorden or the heather moors of Marsden Moor. Hardcastle Crags, a National Trust estate - offers over 400 acres of unspoilt 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 three electrically operated guillotine locks. The Calder and Hebble Navigation runs for 21 miles from Wakefield to Sowerby Bridge.
Castle Howard Leeds
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 breathtaking garden. Children can also let off steam at the adventure playground and discover the gardens with our illustrated trail. There are cafés and a farm shop.
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.
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.
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.