Within an hourís drive, you could be in the Yorkshire Dales, the Peak District, Bronte Country, or "Summer Wine" Country, or, if retail therapy is what you want, the vibrant city of Leeds is nearby. Manchester too is within easy reach, for shopping, theatre or a visit to the Lowry Centre, the Museum of Science and Industry.
Elland Hall is in the Calder Valley, which boasts excellent countryside for walking and cycling, as well as attractions such as the splendid Piece Hall and the Eureka Childrenís Museum in Halifax. The small, thriving town of Hebden Bridge is well worth a visit, with itís interesting hillside houses and the restored Rochdale Canal. In nearby Bradford, there is the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television.