Attractions in Brontë country

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Attractions in Brontë country
– April 2017

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Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Discovery Road, Halifax HX1 2NE. Tel 01422 330069 Email info@_;

Eureka! is the leading children’s museum in the UK and gives children aged 0-11 a fun-packed day out. Build pyramids and enter a giant garden where the flowers sing and the butterflies you paint fly off into the sky. In our child sized town fill up your shopping trolley. Rob the bank and crack the safe codes to find amazing treasures. Cook dinner in our child sized kitchen and drive off in a great big lorry. Save a polar bear and and you can surf the waves to create power for a city. Children welcome. Special events, see website for details. Accessible. Fully accessible, accessible toilets. Free bookable extra pair of hands to help with visit. Dogs welcome with conditions.

Harewood, Leeds

Harewood House

Harewood House Trust, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LG. Tel 0113 218 1010 Email info@_;

Children welcome. Bird garden, adventure playground, dressing up in the house Accessible. Wheelchair lift up to front door, the rest of the house is accessible via ramps and wheelchair ramps. Grounds accessible, although there are slopes. Accessible toilets Dogs welcome with conditions.

Haworth, Keighley

Brontë Parsonage Museum

Church Street, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8DR. Tel 01535 642323 Email bronte@_;

The Brontes are perhaps the world's most famous literary family and Haworth Parsonage, now the Bronte Parsonage Museum, was their home and the place where Charlotte Bronte wrote Jane Eyre and Emily Bronte wrote Wuthering Heights. 2016 will see the 200 centenary of Charlotte's birth so please see our website for further details of events and celebrations etc. Children welcome. Children's guidebook, interactives & activity area. Accessible. Access is limited, please call ahead for advice

Keighley&Worth Valley Railway

The Railway Station, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8NJ. Tel 01535 645214 Email admin@_;

Steam train run every weekend throughout the year and every day in summer. Beautiful Victorian stations with gas lamps & coal fires will welcome you from the train. The railway has used been used many times as a film location, including 'The Railway Children'. Children welcome. Accessible. Dogs welcome


Yorkshire Trike Tours

97 Town Street, Horsforth LS18 5BP. Tel 0113 258 5055 / 07903 957274 Email info@_;

Kirkstall, Leeds

Abbey House Museum

Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH. Tel 0113 3784079 Email;

Museum exploring 19th century life and social history. Children welcome. Family activities Accessible. Accessible toilets, accessible for wheelchair users, hearing loop

Kirkstall Abbey

Abbey Walk, Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH. Tel 0113 3784079 Email abbeyhouse@_;

12th century monnastic ruin. Children welcome. Family activities Accessible. Dogs welcome


City Varieties Music Hall

Swan Street, Leeds LS1 6LW. Tel 0113 243 0808 / 0113 391 7777 Email marketing@_;

Music, comedy & variety venue Children welcome. for family shows & pantomime Accessible. lift to all levels, but call beforehand

Henry Moore Institute

74 The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AH. Tel 0113 246 9249 Email info@_;

Accessible. There is an accessible lift from Cookridge Street to the ground floor reception Visitors with wheelchairs can access all parts of the gallery on the ground floor, but not the mezzanine level of Leeds Art Gallery, disabled toilet. Passenger lift to all floors

Leeds Grand Theatre

46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NZ. Tel 0844 848 2700 Email info@_;

Children welcome. Over 3s, depending on production. Accessible.

Royal Armouries

Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT. Tel 08700 344344

National museum of arms & armour Children welcome. Live performances. Combat demonstrations. Collection handling sessions, talks and tours. Jesters Yard for ages 0-10. Crossbow shooting gallery. School holiday activities. Accessible. Fully accessible, accessible toilets. Assistance dogs welcome

Thackray Medical Museum

Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7LN. Tel 01132 444343 Email info@_;

Discover the incredible story of medicine and health Children welcome. Interactive exhibits and events - fun family activities in the school holidays Accessible. Lift to all floors

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Playhouse Square, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7UP. Tel 0113 2137700 Email info@_;

Children welcome. Accessible. Accessible toilets, lifts to all area, all theatres wheelchair accessible. Audio-described & captioned performances available.

Morley, Leeds

Morley Potholing Club

45 Rooms Lane, Morley, Leeds LS27 9PA. Tel 0113 253 9007 Email info@_;

Caving mainly in the Dales but also further afield. Welcomes new members, novice or experienced. Field meets to suit all levels are organised and training provided. Children welcome. If accompanied by parent/guardian.

Saltaire, Shipley

Saltaire World Heritage Site

Saltaire, Shipley BD18 3LA. Tel 01274 437942 Email saltaire.vic@_;

Saltaire is named after Sir Titus Salt and the River Aire. Thanks to its preservation as a model village, Saltaire is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Salts Mill to see one of the largest collections of work by David Hockney, independent retailers, cafes and diner. Salts village is easily explored on foot and has some great little shops, bars and restaurants. Children welcome. Shipley Glen tramway, Roberts Park Accessible. Dogs welcome with conditions.


The Hepworth Wakefield

Gallery Walk, Wakefield WF1 5AW. Tel 01924 247360 Email hello@_;

Children welcome. Accessible. Fully accessible

West Bretton, Wakefield

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

West Bretton, Wakefield WF4 4LG. Tel 01924 832631 Email info@_;

Yorkshire Sculpture Park presents work by some of the world's most extraordinary artists in over 500 acres of beautiful, historic parkland and five indoor galleries. Children welcome. 500 acres to explore. Baby facilities & children's menu Accessible. Scooters for hire, some uneven terrain Dogs welcome with conditions.