6 great walks near Hebden Bridge

PUBLISHED: 00:00 16 November 2018 | UPDATED: 11:44 17 November 2018

Hebden Bridge by John Cocks

Hebden Bridge by John Cocks

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Depending on wwho you ask, Hebden Bridge is a place for artists, commuters and hippies. Walkers also love this market town for its proximity to some fine West Yorskhire countryside.

Gibson Mill in Autumn by Rebecca GreenwoodGibson Mill in Autumn by Rebecca Greenwood

Hebden Bridge and Hardcastle Crag

0 miles from Hebden Bridge

Hardcastle Crags 400 acres of woodland with deep sided valleys that have over 15 miles of footpaths, this walk is ideal for an autumn hike.

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Heptonstall Church above Colden Clough by Terry FletcherHeptonstall Church above Colden Clough by Terry Fletcher

Hebden Bridge and Heptonstall

0 miles from Hebden Bridge

A fine walk for the short days of mid-winter takes in a stretch of canal towpath as well as a section of the Pennine Bridleway that shadows the line of the Pennine Way long-distance footpath

Click here to view the details of the Heptonstall walk

Stoodley Pike by Terry FletcherStoodley Pike by Terry Fletcher

Cragg Vale to Stoodley Pike

4 miles from Hebden Bridge

Traverse moorland tracks and green lanes with a couple of steep descents where you can enjoy the panoramic views near the obelisk of Stoodley Pike.

Click here to view the details of the Cragg Vale walk

Todmorden by Joan RussellTodmorden by Joan Russell

Todmorden

5 miles from Hebden Bridge

On this walk you take in a mill village, a canal, two reservoirs, wild open moorland and a revitalised packhorse causey – the stone-flagged tracks that were once the main route for goods coming in and out over the hills.

Click here to view the details of the Todmorden walk

Top Withens, Haworth by Raymond RickabyTop Withens, Haworth by Raymond Rickaby

Haworth

5 miles from Hebden Bridge

Haworth shamelessly trades on the literary heritage of the Bronte sisters who wrote their classic books in the village’s Parsonage, this walk follows in their footsteps onto the rocky paths and wind-scoured grasses which they frequently wandered to escape their gloomy home.

Click here to view the details of the Haworth walk

Flagged section of the Pennine WayFlagged section of the Pennine Way

Littleborough

8 miles from Hebden Bridge

The theme of this walk is of huge skyscapes and vast open spaces both of moorland and water as it takes in no fewer than five reservoirs along the way.

Click here to view the details of the Littleborough walk

 

All the routes were correct at the time of publication, over time access to certain parts of the walk may be subject to change.

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