Hebden Bridge is at it’s most luscious and green right now. The leaves are fresh and young, the bluebells are blooming and the meadows have their first dusting of buttercups.
It’s early morning, the wind and rain banging of the window has kept me awake. 5.30 and my first alarm goes off. I quickly stop it so as to not wake up my wife, creep down stairs, eat some breakfast and go back to bed. It’s 7.30 when my next alarm goes off and again […]
Eaves Wood is a hidden gem. Criss-crossed with old stone steps that wind their way up to Hepstonstall it’s worthy of some exploration. This route keeps you in the trees so if the weather isn’t playing ball this route offers plenty of shelter. Distance: 3.5km / 2.2miles Total Ascent: 156m / 511ft
Hebden Royd Town Council are now taking orders for our summer hanging basket scheme! This hanging basket scheme is run annually and really makes a difference when it comes to brightening up our town and getting it ready for summer. They would like as many people as possible to join in the scheme as the […]
Every town needs a great bike shop and Hebden Bridge is no different. Blazing Saddles is an award winning shop packed with all manner of bikes, clothing and accessories to get you out on two wheels but it’s the knowledge and character that is packed into the shop that makes it something special. We got […]
We asked Thirza Hyde from Mytholmroyd based Calder Valley Fell Runners a few questions about taking your first small step into the world of fell running. What’s the attraction in fell running? If you have a love for the great outdoors and if you don’t want to be pounding the roads with the added problem of pollution, then fell […]
One of the things I love most about living in the middle of Hebden Bridge is that I can head out in any direction from my house and within ten minutes be walking in nature. We are surrounded by an abundance of deciduous woodland and the forests are criss-crossed with paths so we can explore […]