West Yorkshire

Western Loop

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Overview

Leave Bradford and head up to Ilkley before dropping down to Keighley and on to Haworth. Enjoy the walks to Bronte Falls. Pause at Hebden Bridge before arriving at Sowerby Bridge. Take in Halifax before finishing Huddersfield.

Bradford

Bradford has a range of visitor attractions including The National Science and Media Museum, the Cartwright Hall gallery – recognising the works of local artist David Hockney and the Bradford Industrial Museum that is located in a 19th century mill.

Ilkley

The Cow and Calf Rocks provide a backdrop to the pretty spa town of Ilkley, an ideal base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales. Take in the views of Ilkley Moor or enjoy some refreshments in one of the delightful tearooms.

Keighley

Situated between the moors of Airedale and Keighley, Keighley is a welcoming Yorkshire town. Visit the 17th century East Riddlesden Hall, Museum of Rail Travel or take a ride on the Keighley and Worth Valley railway and enjoy the views.

Haworth

The cobbled streets of the village Haworth are the home of the Bronte sisters, attracting large number of visitors each year. Explore the shops of the lovely main street and take in the views of the surrounding rugged moorland or visit Cliffe Castle Museum.

Bronte Waterfalls

Surrounded by picturesque moorland, the Bronte Falls are a small waterfall located on a 4 mile walk that takes in the Penistone Hill Country Park, Bronte Bridge and the village of Stanbridge.

Hebden Bridge

The Upper Calder Valley is home to Hebden Bridge which displays a strong artist and writer influence. Enjoy the galleries, eateries and pavement boutiques and beautiful surrounding countryside.

Sowerby Bridge

Sowerby Bridge is the crossing point of the Ryburn River and Calder River where visitors can enjoy the atmosphere of the canal side and enjoy a meal or drink in one of the many restaurants, eateries or bars.

Halifax

Calderdale’s largest town, Halifax has a wealth of industrial heritage and impressive architecture. Visit the Halifax Minster, Eureka! - the National Children’s Museum and range of independent shops, markets and restaurants.

Huddersfield

Enjoy the Victorian architecture of Huddersfield, the birthplace of Prime Minster Harold Wilson, visit the Castle Hill monument and enjoy the shops and restaurants of this large market town.

Overview

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Bradford

2
11.8 miles

Ilkley

3
10.7 miles

Keighley

4
4.2 miles

Haworth

5
2.9 miles

Bronte Waterfalls

6
9.6 miles

Hebden Bridge

7
5.8 miles

Sowerby Bridge

8
3.5 miles

Halifax

9
8.2 miles

Huddersfield

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Village Hotel, Restaurant, Spa, & Gym- Headingley

186 Otley Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 5PR

Malmaison Hotel, Bar & Brasserie- Leeds

1 Swinegate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AG

TeamSport Indoor Karting- Leeds

South Accommodation Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1NQ

Diggerland Yorkshire

Willowbridge Lane, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 5NW

Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 3AA

About the Western Loop Trail

Distance:57 miles
Cities / Towns:9
Number Of Businesses:5

Enjoy the attractions and heritage of Bradford before heading out across the moors to the spa town of Ilkley. Travel across the moors to soak up the views from Keighley and arrive on the cobbles of Haworth. Enjoy the moorland landscape and the walks up to Bronte Falls before heading on to Hebden Bridge in the Upper Calder Valley. Pause at Sowerby Bridge before arriving in the large town of Halifax and then finishing your journey with the Victorian architecture of Huddersfield.

Moorland Landscape

West Yorkshire has some tremendous views across the spectacular moorland countryside – enjoy the vistas over colourful heather, rolling hills, dry stone walls and rock formations – ideal for walking, cycling or driving.

Market Towns

Home to a number of bustling market towns, the trail offers up a wealth of independent shops, boutiques, tearooms and restaurants in historic settings and impressive countryside.

Bronte Buffs

Many visitors head to Haworth each year to soak up the literary history of the Bronte sisters and the local inspiring landscapes – make this a stopping off point on your journey in West Yorkshire.

Also Nearby

Village Hotel, Restaurant, Spa, & Gym- Headingley

186 Otley Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 5PR

Malmaison Hotel, Bar & Brasserie- Leeds

1 Swinegate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AG

TeamSport Indoor Karting- Leeds

South Accommodation Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1NQ

Diggerland Yorkshire

Willowbridge Lane, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 5NW

Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 3AA