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Tudor Building, Thaxted

Thaxted

in the county of Essex

Exbury house, Exbury gardens, Exbury, Hampshire

Exbury

in the county of Hampshire

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Recommended Towns & Villages near Sowerby Bridge

Town of Halifax

Halifax (83 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (2.7 miles, 4.3 km, direction NE)

Halifax is an industrial city close to the famous Pennines and the route of the Pennine Way in what is known as Yorkshire's "Bronte" country...

Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire seen from the road to Heptonstall

Hebden Bridge (43 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of West Yorkshire (4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction NW)

This beautiful old town grew up close to the River Hebden at the point where a stone bridge was built as part of a pack-horse route in the 16th century...

Golcar

Golcar (2 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (5.5 miles, 8.9 km, direction SE)

Sturdily built of stone, this small hill town is perched north of the River Colne and the now restored Huddersfield Narrow Canal...

The center of Huddersfield, Yorkshire

Huddersfield (98 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (6.7 miles, 10.9 km, direction SE)

Huddersfield is a lively and interesting town that offers a rich cultural experience...

Peel Street, Marsden, West Yorkshire

Marsden (33 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (7.4 miles, 12.0 km, direction S)

Marsden offers visitors a wealth of heritage, particularly in association with the town's expansion which came about during the heady days of the Industrial Revolution...

A picture of Todmorden

Todmorden (12 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (7.6 miles, 12.3 km, direction W)

Todmorden lies on the historic border between Yorkshire and Lancashire in an area of the Calder Valley ringed by the hills of the Pennines...

Haworth, West Yorkshire - Home of the Bronte sisters

Haworth (227 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of West Yorkshire (8.7 miles, 13.9 km, direction N)

Haworth is famous the world over for its connections with the Bronte sisters, the famous novelists...

ALMONDBURY CONSERVATIVE CLUB, ALMONDBURY, HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE

Almondbury (6 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of West Yorkshire (8.8 miles, 14.1 km, direction SE)

Almondbury is one of the oldest and prettiest of the villages dominating the edge of the Pennine moors...

The Dumb Steeple

Mirfield (8 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (9.1 miles, 14.6 km, direction E)

Mirfield is a residential town situated between Huddersfield and Dewsbury. It has a long history, and associations with Robin Hood, the Luddites, and the Bronte sisters. More.....

Harden Waterfall near bingley, West Yorkshire

Harden (4 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (9.6 miles, 15.4 km, direction N)

Harden lies in the famous countryside area between Cullingworth and Bingley surrounded by rivers and meadows. It is a favoured commuter base for those working in nearby Bradford...

Saltaire the Mill Town

Saltaire (54 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of West Yorkshire (10.4 miles, 16.7 km, direction NE)

This perfectly preserved village originated as an answer to Bradford's 'dark satanic mills', it was the brain-child of industrialist Sir Titus Salt, who in the early 19th-century.....

Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Holmfirth (40 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction SE)

This is a place that will forever be associated with the gentle, romantic comedy "Last of the Summer Wine" which has graced our TV screens for more than a quarter of a century...

Keighley Station

Keighley (47 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (11.1 miles, 17.9 km, direction N)

This is an industrial town in West Yorkshire. It lies in a fold between the fine countryside of Airdale and Keighley Moors...

A view of the countryside round Ilkley west Yorkshire

Ilkley (39 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (15.6 miles, 25.1 km, direction N)

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Leeds, Civic Hall.

Leeds (233 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (16.3 miles, 26.2 km, direction NE)

In the middle ages Leeds was a wool centre and it flourished. The sheep on the Yorkshire moors providing the wool for the cottage craft industry of spinning and weaving. The.....

River Wharfe and Weir, Otley, West Yorkshire

Otley (47 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (16.5 miles, 26.5 km, direction NE)

Otley is a beautiful old town with attractive buildings in medieval courts and alleyways and a lovely parish church that dates back to Norman times...

Wakefield Cathedral, West Yorkshire. Viewed from Westgate

Wakefield (43 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (16.8 miles, 27.0 km, direction E)

Wakefield was the capital of Yorkshire's woollen industry for more than 700 years, it was an important weaving and dying centre as far back as the 13th century...

Overlooking East Lancs railway from St.Catherines Close, Ramsbottom

Ramsbottom (11 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (17.2 miles, 27.7 km, direction W)

The countryside surrounding the town offers lakes, woods and hills, with distant Winter Hill rising to a height of 456 feet...

Padiham, Lancashire

Padiham (14 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire (17.8 miles, 28.6 km, direction W)

Padiham is a thriving Lancashire town lying on the Calder River. It is most famous as the home of Gawthorpe Hall, a noted country estate built early in the 17th-century for the.....

Skipton, North Yorkshire

Skipton (168 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire (18.2 miles, 29.3 km, direction N)

Long considered "The Gateway to the Dales" which lye to the north, moors extend southwards, and the tranquil countryside of the Ribble Valley is to the west...

Recommended attractions near Sowerby Bridge

Eureka Science Museum  - Yorkshire - 1996

Eureka! Museum for Children (3 Pictures)

(2.5 miles, 4.1 km, direction E)

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Shibden Hall, Halifax, West Yorkshire

Shibden Hall (36 Pictures)

(3.4 miles, 5.4 km, direction NE)

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Gibson Mill in Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge, West Yorks.

Hardcastle Crags & Gibson Mill (6 Pictures)

(6.1 miles, 9.8 km, direction NW)

Beautiful wooded valley with 19th-century Gibson Mill at its heart, an exemplar of sustainable energy. This is the flagship.....

Kirklees Priory Gatehouse, West Yorkshire

Kirklees Priory (2 Pictures)

(7.2 miles, 11.6 km, direction E)

Home of the wicked Prioress who bled the unsuspecting Robin Hood to death. All that remains today is the Priory Gatehouse and.....

Marsden Moor, Yorkshire

Marsden Moor Estate (2 Pictures)

(7.2 miles, 11.6 km, direction S)

Marsden Moor was gifted to the National Trust in 1955 by Captain Sir Joseph Benedict Everard Henry Radcliffe in lieu of death.....

Robin Hoods Grave, Kirklees Priory, West Yorkshire

Robin Hood's Grave (4 Pictures)

(7.3 miles, 11.8 km, direction E)

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National Museum of Photography, Film and TV. Bradford.

National Museum of Photography, Film & Television (3 Pictures)

(8.6 miles, 13.9 km, direction NE)

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Bradford Cathedral, West Yorkshire

Bradford Cathedral (3 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 14.9 km, direction NE)

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Dewsbury Museum in Crow Nest Park, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire.

Dewsbury Museum (1 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.7 km, direction E)

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Cliffe Castle museum, Keighley, West Yorkshire.

Cliffe Castle Museum (2 Pictures)

(11.7 miles, 18.8 km, direction N)

The approach to Cliffe Castle Museum, gives the visitor little hint of the amazing treat in store, for awaiting is a magnificent.....

Front view of East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley, West Yorkshire

East Riddlesden Hall (5 Pictures)

(11.7 miles, 18.8 km, direction N)

For a glorious day out amongst spectacular countryside where you get an evocative glimpse into the past there are few properties.....

One of several waterfalls at Healey Dell, Whitworth, near Rochdale, Lancs.

Healey Dell (7 Pictures)

(12.4 miles, 20.0 km, direction W)

Healey Dell Nature Reserve on the Whitworth - Rochdale border, sits in a picturesque part of the Spodden Valley. Rich with flora.....

Pit head gear at Caphouse Colliery

National Coal Mining Museum (33 Pictures)

(12.5 miles, 20.2 km, direction E)

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Towneley Hall, Burnley, Lancashire

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum (2 Pictures)

(13.4 miles, 21.6 km, direction W)

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Kirkstall Abbey near Leeds, West Yorkshire

Kirkstall Abbey (14 Pictures)

(14.7 miles, 23.6 km, direction NE)

Kirkstall Abbey is one of Yorkshire's finest ruined Cistercian abbey's. It was founded in the 12th-century from which much of.....

Armley Mills Industrial Museum near Leeds.

Armley Mills Industrial Museum (4 Pictures)

(15.1 miles, 24.3 km, direction NE)

Formerly the largest woollen mill in the world, Armley Mills is now a museum which explores the rich industrial past of Leeds...

Cow and Calf, Ilkley.

Cow and Calf Rocks (21 Pictures)

(15.1 miles, 24.3 km, direction N)

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, West Yorkshire

Yorkshire Sculpture Park (35 Pictures)

(15.5 miles, 25.0 km, direction SE)

This is an exciting, fascinating tourist attraction that is both fun and thought provoking for all the family. It has fast.....

Cannon Hall park

Cannon Hall Country Park (24 Pictures)

(16.3 miles, 26.2 km, direction SE)

Outstanding country park originally landscaped in the 1760's by Richard Woods. The park surrounds a magnificent hall designed by.....

1998. Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds, Outside Display

Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds (20 Pictures)

(16.6 miles, 26.8 km, direction E)

The Royal Armouries Museum occupies a dazzling modern building set beside the river. At nightfall it becomes one of the town's.....


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