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Tours > Robin Hood's Yorkshire > Robin Hood's Stone

Robin Hood's Stone
At Holden Park, Keighley (045465)

Robin Hood's Stone, Keighley Robin Hood's Stone is to be found 950 feet above sea level in Holden Park, 4 miles south east of Skipton. Holden Park was an ancient deer forest through which the Airedale trunk road is cut. It is mentioned by Haliwell Sutcliffe in his book By Moor and Fell in West Yorkshire in which he also tells of three wells near Ponden Kirk. The wells are now buried under shale but bore the names Robin Hood, Little John and Will Scarlet, though no-one knows why this is so. was later broken up by road menders.

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