Heritage tours will explore the rich history of Brighouse

Treasure hunt pic'St John's church, Coley
Treasure hunt pic'St John's church, Coley

The Brighouse Civic Trust are hosting a range of events between September 11 and 14 to mark the 20th anniversary of Heritage Open Days.

A walk around Brighouse, led by the Trust’s footpaths officer, Peter Davies, will take in the canalside and town centre before finising at The Rydings.

The tour starts at 10.30am outside the old Town Hall, Thornton Square on Friday September 12 and will last approximately 90 minutes.

There will also be an opportunity to take part in the 12-mile Brighouse Boundary Walk on Saturday September 20 and 21. Meet Peter Davies at the Thornhill Beck Car Park, Wellholme Park at 10.30 to explore the countryside around Brighouse.

During the Heritage Open Days, St. John the Baptist Church in Coley will open its doors between 1pm and 5pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Visitors will be able to enoy the new ‘Green Oasis’ in the Church’s historic grounds.