Castle Carr Fountain Walk 2018

Culture & Heritage, Events & Festivals, Family, Walking : Halifax

Castle Carr Fountain Walk 2018

Starting 1st Jul 2018 See all Dates for this event

On Sunday 2nd July 2017, in the estate of Castle Carr, their famous gravity fed fountain once again rose magnificently into the sky.


In 2018 in it anticipated that the Rotary Club of Halifax will arrange another walk (Date & Time TBC) and with permission granted by Yorkshire Water and the land owner, it is again hoped the fountain will reach a height of over 100 feet.


Watch a great video of the 2017 fountain walk, by Alan Hamer, with music by Analog Heart. 

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The 2018 walk is expected to be a strictly a ticket-only event.

In 2017 Tickets costing £5 each could be purchased from the Crossroad Inn, the Cat ith Well Inn, Woodlesford Newsagents near Mount Tabor and Harvey’s of Halifax ( 3rd Floor Customer Services). For families, a ticket enabling entry for two adults and up to three children was available for £15. Children under 5 had free entry.

This famous local landmark designed and built in the 1870’s comprises an ornamental water garden situated between two reservoirs. The garden consists of a main circular pool in the middle of which sits a single jet fountain. It attains a height that is only second in England, to that at Chatsworth House!

‘The format, says Sherri Highley-Hammond, Rotary’s organiser is ‘A picturesque walk, 2.5 miles each way will commence from the Cat I’th Well Inn at 12pm prompt. The estate will be open from noon until 3pm. Suitable footwear should be worn as parts of the walk are wet and muddy and uneven and last year a number of walkers finished up with wet feet!

Well behaved dogs are welcome, but must be kept on a lead. Tickets can also be booked through Eventbrite (please click on the hyperlink below under 'Want more information')
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Short Description

On Sunday 2nd July 2017, in the estate of Castle Carr, their famous gravity fed fountain once again rose magnificently into the sky.

In 2018 in it anticipated that the Rotary Club of Halifax will arrange another walk (Date & Time TBC) and with permission granted by Yorkshire Water and the land owner, it is again hoped the fountain will reach a height of over 100 feet.

Watch a great video of the 2017 fountain walk, by Alan Hamer, with music by Analog Heart. 

Type Culture & Heritage, Events & Festivals, Family, Walking
Location Halifax
Event Date 1 Jul 2018
Event End Date 1 Jul 2018
Event Dates NB this 2018 Date is provisional and is still to be confirmed.
Address Cat i th' Well Inn Wainstalls HX2 7TR
Web Address https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/castle-carr-tickets-34591658582
Recharge Point No
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Castle Carr Fountain Walk 2018

Cat i th' Well Inn Wainstalls HX2 7TR

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