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Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge

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Hardcastle Crags is a wooded Pennine valley in West Yorkshire, England, owned by the National Trust. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it lies approximately 2mi north of the town of Hebden Bridge and 10mi west of the town of Halifax.Gibson MillApproximately half a mile along the valley there is a 19th century cotton mill called Gibson Mill. The mill was water powered and has been renovated to demonstrate renewable energy sources and a sustainability strategy. It is surrounded by 400acre of unspoilt woodland and crossed by 30mi of footpaths. The former cotton mill was one of the first powered mills built at the start of the Industrial Revolution.Water powered turbines, photo voltaic panels, composting toilets, a wood burning boiler, a wood burning ceramic stove and locally-sourced reclaimed interior materials have gone into making the venture sustainable.The mill reopened to the public on Saturday, 24 September 2005 and there are exhibits about the mill and its workers.
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  • We parked in the National Trust car park at Midge Hole, £5 all day. The ground under foot was a bit uneven and boggy in places but we were wearing walking boots so it was ok. There are stepping stones...  more »
  • Lovely afternoon..we managed to park near the he mill and cafe in one of the disabled bays ....best to ring in advance as not many spaces ....we took a circular path, a combination of a couple of rout...  more »
  • We took a picnic and the kids aged 9,7 & 5, plus the dog. We had phoned in advance and reserved one of the two disabled bays by Gibson mill as my husband has mobility issues. We went in the mill first...  more »