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
This magnificent engine in a working cotton mill, steams on most Sundays during the summer.
A hotbed of sporting activity, Manchester is proud to boast three magnificent sporting venues.
The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway (E&BASR) is a heritage railway in North Yorkshire.
Walk from the parsonage, past Bronte Falls and continue to the now ruined Top Withens - inspiration for Wuthering Heights. 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
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.
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.
Experience the steam and the deafening sounds of real working looms at Lancashire’s last 19th century steam powered mill.
Built as a village for textile workers, the old mill has been transformed into an art gallery housing David Hockney artwork.
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!
If you're visiting the area to climb, don't miss the famous Cow and Calf rocks at Ilkley.
Enjoy the delights of what Doe Park Water Sports Centre has to offer.