Local Area

Local Area

Bingley Five Rise Locks

Bingley Five Rise Locks are one of the most awesome features on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. They are the steepest staircase locks on the longest canal in the country.


Bolton Abbey

Explore the ruins of the Priory and discover a landscape full of history and legend. Walk along the riverside, woodland and moorland paths.


Brontë Parsonage Museum

The famous Brontë Parsonage Museum is in the picturesque village of Haworth in West Yorkshire, once the home of the Brontë family.


Cliffe Castle Museum and Park

Cliffe Castle has undergone a major restoration. Visitors can see sparkling Victorian rooms and furniture, paintings, and decorative art. Special galleries deal with natural history, archaeology and social history, all of which can be seen on your visit along with the internationally important display of stained glass by Morris and Co. The Castle also hosts changing exhibitions from our collections and the community. Family areas ensure that there is something for all ages.


East Riddledsen Hall

Historic house and intimate gardens with lots of natural play areas for families to enjoy.


Ilkley Pool and Lido

The indoor pool is open year round. The outdoor Lido is open between Spring Bank holiday in May and September. Facilities include: indoor pool, outdoor pool, tennis, putting green, bowling, picnic areas and café.


Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway is a preserved standard gauge line which joins the national railway network at Keighley and runs 5-miles up the valleys of the River Worth and Bridgehouse Beck to Oxenhope. The Railway is perhaps most famous for its role in the 1970 film version of Edith Nesbit’s story The Railway Children. The Railway has played host to many film crews the most notable in recent years has been the World War 1 drama, Testament of Youth and the children’s classic, Swallows & Amazons.


Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Low Wood is on the side of the the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, it is the longest canal in Britain built as a single waterway. The canal passes through picturesque countryside and villages on the edge of the Yorskhire Dales before reaching Leeds. Walkers love the canal, and thousands of visitors come every year to marvel at the impressive Bingley Five Rise Locks and the historic salt town of Saltaire.


Skipton Castle

Over 900 years old, Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England and is well worth a visit at any season of the year.


Wharfedale Scout Sailing Centre - REVA

Wharfedale Scout Sailing Centre – Reva, is located at Reva Reservoir enjoying stunning panoramic views. They provide RYA Sailing Courses and Water Activity Sessions which can include sailing, kayaking, open canoes, rowing, stand up paddleboarding, paddleboarding, bellboating and raft building.


Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls