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Local attractions

Oats Royd Mill self-catering apartments are just minutes from some of the Pennine region’s best attractions:

Pennine Way

At Oats Royd Mill you are just a 10 minute walk from this famous national trail. The Pennine Way has something to offer every long distance walker. You want to test your stamina and endurance? This is a 270-mile walk that will take you from the Peak District National Park along the Pennine ridge through the Yorkshire Dales, up into Northumberland, across the Cheviots, setting you down in the Scottish Borders. Fortunately for less adventurous walkers, the Pennine Way can also be enjoyed in small sections, with something to suit everyone.

Hebden Bridge

Wander the creative, bohemian streets of Hebden Bridge, and you can feel the influence of the writers and artists who flocked to the village in the 70s and 80s. From artisan shops and inspiring galleries to organic pavement cafés and charming picture houses, the village is justifiably proud of its artistic identity. And just a few moments away are pretty wooded valleys and picturesque heather moorland aplenty.

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Hardcastle Crags (National Trust)

Explore this beautiful wooded valley with its deep ravines, tumbling streams and glorious waterfalls. Walk through woodland rich in wildlife, with over 15 miles of footpaths and see the striking seasonal changes in the plants and trees. At its heart is Gibson Mill, a former cotton mill and entertainment emporium, now a visitor centre using sustainable energy, where you can discover more about the valley's 200-year history with dressing up and exhibitions. There are also themed walks, and guided tours of Gibson Mill to enjoy. Note: steep paths throughout.

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Haworth – Bronte country

Home of the famous Brontë sisters, Haworth is an undisputed literary mecca, attracting visitors from all around the world. With its historic cobbled Main Street, iconic parsonage and rolling moors, the picturesque proportions of this Airedale village exude a vintage charm that makes you feel you've stepped into another era.

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Keighley & Worth Valley Light Railway

"One of Britain’s 10 Best Train Trips” – The Sunday Times. The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Line was built in 1867 by local mill owners. British Rail closed the branch in 1962, but it reopened in 1968 and has been owned, operated and managed entirely by volunteer members of the Keighley & Worth Valley Preservation Society ever since. The Railway Children, 1969/1970 EMI production starring Jenny Agutter considered to be the best produced film of E Nesbit's story, was filmed at the railway. Most of the filming was done at Oakworth Station.

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Halifax – The Piece Hall

The Piece Hall is unique. A Grade 1 listed Georgian masterpiece, it’s been a Halifax landmark for over 230 years. Built to provide a spectacular marketplace for Halifax’s hugely successful trade in cloth, it’s now home to a host of shops, cafes and even an art gallery. Events of all kinds take place throughout the year, ranging from celebrations, children’s fun days, and concerts.

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Eureka! The National Children's Museum – Halifax

Recently named one of the top three Favourite Family Days Out by The Independent. Everything at Eureka! has been designed to inspire children to find out about themselves and the world around them through 100s of hands-on exhibits. Eureka! offers something for everyone whether you're a family looking for a fun day out or a group looking to learn through play.

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