Kelham Island is one of the oldest industrial sites in Sheffield, the museum stands on a man-made island over 800 years old. The island was formed in the 1180s when a goit or millrace was created to carry... Read More »
On the site of a medieval Cistercian Abbey, which was destroyed in 1538 by Henry VIII during the dissolution, lays the Forge Mill Needle Museum.
This historic site illustrates the rich heritage of the... Read More »
The earliest record of Armley Mills dates from the middle of the sixteenth century when local clothier Richard Booth leased ‘Armley Millnes’ from Henry Saville. A document of 1707 provides the first... Read More »
Just outside of Keighley town centre lies the amazing Dalton Mills, steeped in history and being a key part of the town for centuries. The first mill on site was owned by Miss Rachael Leach who resided at... Read More »