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Eleven Calderdale parks and open spaces to enjoy a winter walk

With its rolling hills and wonderful woodland, it’s no wonder that Calderdale has some beautiful parks within its borders.

Whether you want to take a scenic stroll around some of the borough’s most recogniseable landmarks or spend the weekend doing activities with your family, our local green spaces have got it all covered. As the frosty weather is well and truly upon us, these are some of the best parks and open spaces in Calderdale to enjoy a weekend winter walk.

Clay House Park, West Vale has been a feature of the area since the 13th century. It sits next to Clay House. There is a memorial garden and terraced gardens which date back to when the house was first built.

5. Clay House Park, West Vale

Clay House Park, West Vale has been a feature of the area since the 13th century. It sits next to Clay House. There is a memorial garden and terraced gardens which date back to when the house was first built.
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This park was originally designed in 1921 but has since gone on to have improvements such as the ornamental lighting with the cenotaph.

6. Bailiff Bridge Memorial Park

This park was originally designed in 1921 but has since gone on to have improvements such as the ornamental lighting with the cenotaph.
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Ogden Water Country Park is 34 acres that has the peaceful sounds of the water and gentle noise of  chirping of birds and other animals from the woodland area. Over 300,000 visit the park every year.

7. Ogden Water Country Park

Ogden Water Country Park is 34 acres that has the peaceful sounds of the water and gentle noise of chirping of birds and other animals from the woodland area. Over 300,000 visit the park every year.
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Norland Moor is a peaceful place with rolling hills and beautiful views. It is the largest outdoor resource owned by Calderdale Council and is the perfect place to go for a walk and take in the surroundings.

8. Norland Moor

Norland Moor is a peaceful place with rolling hills and beautiful views. It is the largest outdoor resource owned by Calderdale Council and is the perfect place to go for a walk and take in the surroundings.
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