Keighley and Worth Valley Railway
Take a memorable steam train journey back in time. Travel from delightfully restored stations through evocative scenery.
What makes it special
- Travel back in time on a steam railway
- Ride through the West Yorkshire countryside
Runs during the school holidays and half-terms, as well as every weekend throughout the year
Adults: £18 (or less depending on length of ride)
Concessions: £15 (or less depending on length of ride)
Children 5 to 15 inclusive: £9 (or less depending on length of ride)
Other things to do nearby
An intimate museum furnished as in the Brontë’s day with displays of their personal treasures books and manuscripts. Visit the website
Superb scenery and cycling routes… but not for the faint hearted!
Get out and about on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape.
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.
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
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
Enjoy the delights of what Doe Park Water Sports Centre has to offer.
The former home of a textile magnate, some rooms furnished in Victorian splendour, with displays of birds, animals and fossils. Visit the Museum website
Walk from the parsonage, past Bronte Falls and continue to the now ruined Top Withens - inspiration for Wuthering Heights. Visit the website
Rebuilt during the Civil War, the house has a dramatic history and numerous ghosts. Beautiful embroideries and colourful gardens. Visit the National Trust website
Built as a village for textile workers, the old mill has been transformed into an art gallery housing David Hockney artwork.
See renewable energy systems and explore the One Planet exhibition room, full of quirky facts and information about sustainability. Visit the ATC website
If you're visiting the area to climb, don't miss the famous Cow and Calf rocks at Ilkley.
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
The only interactive museum designed especially for children aged 3-12, opens up a fascinating world of hands on exploration. 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.