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.
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.
Hebden Bridge is capital of independent shopping in Britain, according to one recent survey.
Holmfirth, the setting of Last of the Summer Wine, is an artistic and cultural centre, too.
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.
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.
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.
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.