Local Area – Holmfirth

With the Pennine Way running through our moor the Upper Holme Valley provides some of the finest walking country imaginable with amazing views.

The Fleece Inn is just a five minute walk into the village. Here visitors can enjoy wonderful hospitality combined with the finest cuisine, and then collect their provisions from the Fleece Pantry adjoining the pub.

Holmfirth is three miles away and provides a wide selection of eating places to suit every taste. Here you can find most of your everyday needs, a good supermarket and a good variety of gift and souvenir shops. Holmfirth has an annual Music Festival,¬†Festival of Food, Band Contest and Folk Festival and is also the home of Bamforth Postcards. Holmfirth is also the location of the popular BBC TV programme ‘Last of the Summer Wine‘.

We are situated in the Peak District National Park and are within easy reach of the Derbyshire Dales, North York Moors National Park, Yorkshire Dales National Park.

With Huddersfield just 10 miles away, the M1 and M62 motorways are within easy reach providing access to the major cities of Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield.  Both Manchester and Leeds Bradford Airports are within a one hour commute.

 

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