Dry Stone Walls in Yorkshire – Exhibition at Shibden Park

How to build a dry stone wall. Complete guide to Shibden Park’s exhibit representing all elements employed in the craft of dry stone walling shows the variety of skills of the master craftsperson, the styles and features of walling and the variety of indigenous stone found in Yorkshire. The permanent Dry Stone Walls in Yorkshire … Read more

Bankfield Museum’s Dazzling Heritage in Halifax

Captain Sir Tom Moore Portrait at Bankfield Museum Halifax

Bankfield Museum’s outstanding must-see exhibitions are set in a magnificently decorated Victorian mansion, 1 mile from Shibden Hall and Piece Hall. Bankfield Museum Address Bankfield Museum Address: Bankfield Museum, Akroyd Park, Boothtown Road, Halifax, HX3 6HG Bankfield Museum has Free Entry and a Free Car Park Entrance to Halifax’s Bankfield Museum is free and only … Read more

Shibden Park

There’s much at Shibden Park in Halifax: a children’s adventure play area, cafe, boating lake, miniature railway, land train, children’s rides, ducks to feed, and huge gardens so all ages can explore or enjoy picnics. Of course, there’s also its history dating back to 1420 with Shibden Hall, Gentleman Jack – Anne Lister and Ann … Read more

Shibden Hall Museum

Shibden Hall Museum and 1600s Aisled Barn are attractions included in the entrance fee for Shibden Hall and are only accessed from inside Shibden Hall, using the corridor near the buttery room that leads to the courtyard. Access to the Shibden Hall Folk Museum and 1600s Aisled Barn is included with Shibden Hall Entrance Fee… … Read more

The Anne Lister House – Best Inside Shibden Hall Guide

Anne Lister's Bedroom

The Anne Lister House, Shibden Hall, is open to visitors – see here the location, parking and interior which is still the family home Anne Lister would recognise. 300 years (1615–1926) the Shibden estate was owned by the Lister family, the most famous resident being ‘Gentleman Jack’ Anne Lister (1791–1840), who became sole owner of … Read more

Essential Guide to Anne Lister Gentleman Jack of Shibden Hall Halifax

Anne Lister (Gentleman Jack) of Shibden Hall, Halifax

Anne Lister Gentleman Jack wrote a 5 million word diary; 16% is encrypted combining Greek alphabet, zodiac, mathematical and punctuation symbols, covering her daily life, travels and lesbian romances. Anne Lister – Born in Halifax At the time Anne Lister was conceived in 1790, her parents were living in Ireland. Her father Captain Jeremy Lister was serving … Read more

Best Visit Halifax Guide

Halifax Visitor Brown Tourist Sign

Use our quick Visit Halifax guide, with an interactive UK map including Piece Hall, Shibden Hall, Dean Clough, Things to do with Kids in Halifax, Halifax Pubs, Shops, Victoria Theatre, and much more! Here, we show you places to go in Halifax, with links to click to our more in-depth posts and other sources should … Read more

What to do in Scarborough

New to Scarborough, or do you think you know it well? What to do in Scarborough? Car parking Scarborough? Pubs Scarborough? Our by-interest sector guide with location maps is here to ensure you enjoy your time exploring the wonderful resort of Scarborough on the magnificent Yorkshire Coast. 1: Where to Find the Best Ice Cream … Read more

Loup Scar

We show you where to park, walk, swim & cliff jump at Loup Scar Gorge on the River Wharfe, between Burnsall village and the suspension footbridge at Hebden. Burnsall Parking and Loup Scar Parking Free road parking – The Village Green, Burnsall BD23 6BS – B6160 opposite the Wharfe View Tearoom overlooking Burnsall village green … Read more

Ribblehead Viaduct Walk – Ingleborough – using a quieter Path

Ingleborough Ribblehead Viaduct Walk

A quieter path Ribblehead Viaduct Walk across Ingleborough making use of the scenic Settle-Carlisle railway on a linear walk across a fabulous Yorkshire peak, and it’s as fine a section of ridge walking you’ll find anywhere in the county. Ingleborough is among the most climbed summits in the Yorkshire Dales and one of the iconic … Read more