Keighley & Worth Valley Railway & Museum



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The line was built mainly to serve the valley’s mills, and passes through the heart of Brontë country. Beginning at Keighley Station – shared with the mainline – it climbs up to Haworth, and terminates at Oxenhope, which has a storage and restoration building. At Haworth there are locomotive workshops, and at Ingrow West, an award-winning museum. Steam trains operate at weekends and holiday time, but there’s also a regular diesel service. Many special events take place throughout the year, including the successful curry and fish-and-chips trains. The much-loved 1970 family movie, The Railway Children, featured the KWVR and particularly Oakworth Station.

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway & Museum
Keighley,HAWORTH,BD22 8NJ


  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Parking onsite
  • Parking nearby
  • Cafe
  • Fully accessible
  • Facilities: Level access to all sites, ramps on trains and stations
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open daily in summer & weekends all year

About the area

Discover West Yorkshire

Everybody knows that Yorkshire has some special landscapes. The Dales and the Moors first spring to mind, but what about West Yorkshire? That’s Leeds and Bradford isn’t it? Back-to-back houses and blackened mills… Certainly if you had stood on any of the hills surrounding Hebden Bridge a hundred years ago, and gazed down into the valley, all you would have seen was the pall of smoke issuing from the chimneys of 33 textile mills. But thankfully, life changes very quickly in West Yorkshire. The textile trade went into terminal decline, the mills shut down forever and in a single generation Hebden Bridge became a place that people want to visit.

The surrounding countryside offers walking every bit as good as the more celebrated Yorkshire Dales; within minutes you can be tramping across the moors. And this close proximity of town and country is repeated all across West Yorkshire. There’s such diversity in the area that you can find yourself in quite unfamiliar surroundings, even close to places you may know very well. Take time to explore this rich county and you will be thrilled at what you find to shatter old myths and preconceptions. 

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