Activities

Things to do, and places of interest…

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OrienteeringCycling, ‘A Weekend Programme’

1 mile
Country walks – Terrain Zero (below 500m) – so a walking permit holder isn’t required.
Compass work and map making
Orienteering – local coaching available on enquiry.
Cycling
Historical fieldwork
Geographical studies

2 miles
Lee Hill Riding School and Livery
Country walks (below 500m)
Village study eg Marsden, Stainland, Slaithwaite etc
Historical fieldwork (packhorse trails, churches, canal transport, textile industry)
Standedge Visitor Centre (exhibition and boat trips into the tunnel)

5 miles
Country walks (below 500m)
Marsden Moor Estate (National Trust)
Colne Valley Museum of the domestic textile industry
Huddersfield Town Centre (Sports Centre, Bowling Alley, Swimming Pool)
Slaithwaite and Marsden (“Where the Heart is”)

10 miles
Challenging walks (some over 500m)
Holmfirth (Last of the Summer Wine Country)
Halifax (The Piece Hall, Eureka Museum, Sports Centre)
Castle Hill (Iron Age Fort)
Tolson Local History Museum (Huddersfield, prehistoric to the present day)

15 miles
National Museum of Coal Mining (descend 450ft underground)
Bradford City Centre (National Museum of Film and Photography, Colour Museum)
Oakwell Hall (16th Century manor house and country park with Bronte connections)
Red House Museum and Bronte gallery
Bretton Hall Sculpture and Country Park
Haworth (Bronte Museum)
Worth Valley Steam Railway
Kirklees Light Railway
Cannon Hall Museum and farm
Dewsbury Museum of Childhood

Further afield
Leeds (Royal Armouries)
Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham
York (City walls, Minster, Shambles, Jorvic Centre)