14 of the best attractions in Calderdale according to TripAdvisor
Using the top rated things to do on TripAdvisor in Halifax, Brighouse, Hebden Bridge and Todmorden here are ten of the best attractions and things to do in Calderdale. Click here to see pictures from a night out back in 2002, here to see what you can buy for £100,000 in these Calderdale postcodes and click here to see 20 highlights to come in 2020.
Shibden Hall has seen a significant increase in numbers since the airing of BBC drama Gentleman Jack, making it a must visit location. See where the 19th century landowner Anne Lister once lived and take in the halls history.
Hardcastle Crags near Hebden Bridge is a great place to spend the day with paths and beautiful woodeed areas to explore as well as the chance to visit the historic Gibson Mill. The property is owned by the National Trust.
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Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve near Brighouse is the perfect spot for anyone wanting a scenic walk and to take a look at the local wildlife. It is situated next to the Calder and Hebble Navigation and the River Calder runs through the reserve.
Standing high above the Calder Valley, Stoodley Pike is popular with walkers. Take in the scenic views on one of the many walks up the 400m hill to the Monument at its summit. The Monument was designed in 1854 by local architect James Green.
Popular with tourists and residents alike, The Piece Hall is a major attraction in Halifax town centre. With shops to browse, restaurants to visit and plenty of events taking place throughout the year theres lots to see and do.
A beautiful scenic village above Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall is named on TripAdvisors as one of the most popular attractions according to users. Take in the wonderful scenery and pay a visit to the historic church of St Thomas a Becket.
Looking for an adrenaline filled active day out then look no further than ROKT Climbing Gym in Brighouse. Theres the chance to try your hand at bouldering as well as take on the UKs tallest man-made climbing wall.
A very popular spot for those in the know during the summer months, Gaddings Dam is a small beach in Lumbutts near Todmorden. If you pay a visit please be mindful of residents and the environment and think about using public transport.
As well as the historic Shibden Hall, Shibden Park is a popular place to visit. With the chance to take a boat out on the lake have fun in playground or take a stroll through Cunnery Wood theres something for the whole family.
Another amazing spot for an afternoon stroll that is popular with visitors and residents is Ogden Water Country Park. Have a walk around the woodland and look out for the local wildlife for a wonderful family day out.
According to TripAdvisor one of the most popular attractions in Hebden Bridge is the canalside. A very scenic way to see part of Calderdale why not take a stroll by the water.
This Brighouse location featured on TripAdvisor as a place to visit. The Pottery Painting studio features over 250 items to choose from making it great for a family day out. Pic: Google Street View
The Bride Stones and Wizard of Whirlaw near Todmorden is well worth the steep hike it takes to reach. A collection of amazing rocks make a great playground. Pic: Google Street View.
This museum in Halifax town centre is open every Saturday from 10am to 4pm and gives visitors the chance to see a collection of industrial machinery and artififacts from Calderdale's past.