Alternative Technology Centre
See renewable energy systems and explore the One Planet exhibition room, full of quirky facts and information about sustainability.
Visit the ATC website
What makes it special
- Explore how renewable energy is being tackled in Yorkshire
- Hire an electric bike for cycling the towpaths
Mondays to Fridays - 10:00 to 17:00
Saturdays - 12:00 to 17:00
Sundays & Bank Holidays - 12:00 to 16:00
Other things to do nearby
There's a range of walks for all ages and abilities. From a gentle walk along the canal to Hebden Bridge or a serious hike along the Pennine Way.
There is a whole network of paths and tracks that are suitable for mountain biking.
Walk from the parsonage, past Bronte Falls and continue to the now ruined Top Withens - inspiration for Wuthering Heights. Visit the website
11.7 miles A Grade 1 listed Georgian masterpiece, it’s now home to a host of shops and cafes with events throughout the year. Visit the website
An intimate museum furnished as in the Brontë’s day with displays of their personal treasures books and manuscripts. Visit the website
The only interactive museum designed especially for children aged 3-12, opens up a fascinating world of hands on exploration. Visit the Museum website
Take a memorable steam train journey back in time. Travel from delightfully restored stations through evocative scenery. Visit the website
Enjoy the delights of what Doe Park Water Sports Centre has to offer.
Enjoy a walk through the country park and spot the local birds, or explore the historical village of Broxbourne and Waltham Abbey just a few miles away. Cycling H
There is a range of local walks suitable for all ages and abilities. The Railway Children Walk visits locations in the iconic film and is ideal for families.
Get out and about on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape.
Superb scenery and cycling routes… but not for the faint hearted!
A range of water sports and activities are available at the Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre, including sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and canoeing, all with tuition and courses available.
Set on the edge of Hollingworth Lake, the Centre offers a range of water sports including sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and rowing. Visit the Centre's website
Admire the carriages that are often used by film companies who to recreate a bygone era. The Vintage Carriages trust runs the Museum of Rail Travel in Ingrow. Visit the website
The former home of a textile magnate, some rooms furnished in Victorian splendour, with displays of birds, animals and fossils. Visit the Museum website