Things to do around Bingley, West Yorkshire

On the doorstep

Mainline Border Collie Centre, Golcar Farm,
Golcar Farm accompanied horse rides for
experienced riders
Clay Pigeon Shooting--subject to availability
Brackenhall Visitor Centre, Glen Road, Baildon
Shipley Glen Tramway
Shipley Glen Amusement Park
Baildon Moor 


Five Rise Locks
Leeds Liverpool Canal
Canal Barge Rides to Shipley


Bettys Tea Rooms
White Well Spa
Cow & Calf Rocks


Bronte Parsonage Museum
Worth Valley Steam Railway
Shops, cafes, restaurants
Walks over the Pennine Hills to 'Top Withens'


Renowned World Heritage Centre
Model Village built by Sir Titus Salt to house his work force
Gift shops
Salts Mill, home of the Hockney Gallery


National Museum of Photography, Film & Television
The Industrial Museum
Cartwright Hall museum - art gallery & park
Bolling Hall Museum - Civil War connections
Colour Museum


Thwaite Mills Industrial Museum
Kirkstall Abbey
Harvey Nichols
Corn Exchange
Nightlife - clubs etc
Shops, restaurants & pubs
The Royal Amouries
Temple Newsham House & Gardens

  • Haymaking/silaging--Watch the winter fodder being harvested--June or July in hot, sunny weather!
  • Calving - Calves are born on the farm from February through to the end of April--usually!
  • Farrier--Watch a farrier at work.  One visits most weeks to the farm
  • Bird Watching--April & May  are the best times to see Lapwings & Curlews
  • Walking--Take a stroll over the moors
Plenty of things to see & do in  the locality

Pedigree Limousin with calf

Stabiliser cross Hereford
heifer calf

Haylage time at Glovershaw

Five Rise Locks, Bingley