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Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
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About Holmfirth

This is a place that will forever be associated with the gentle, romantic comedy "Last of the Summer Wine" which has graced our TV screens for more than a quarter of a century. It was an inspired choice of location, for the charm of the region perfectly matches the warmth and humour of the characters, capturing the idyll of lazy summer days and the sort of amusement belonging to a long forgotten golden age.

The beautiful Holme Valley stretches down from the high Pennines along the River Holme towards Huddersfield, in West Yorkshire. Holmfirth is the main town, it offers visitors a delightful mixture of weavers cottages, Victorian hillside terraces with "top and bottom" houses, a rushing river and mills, all surrounded by breathtaking Pennine scenery.

For many the highlight of your visit will be a flip into the past with a trip around the "Summer Wine Trail" or a visit to the "Summer Wine Exhibition. A little bus takes visitor to see the most scenic locations for the show, and maybe, just maybe, you could bump into the cast and crew filming scenes for future episodes.

Holmfirth, and nearby villages have many pleasures in store, quaint shops, galleries, pubs with good ale and tasty food, and cafe's. Ivy's cafe, made famous by the TV show, was originally a paint shop, but fame has cast its hand and this is now a real cafe catering for the tourist trade.

The countryside around here is famous walking country where the air is bracing and you will never tire of the views.

Should you decide to spend a few days in the area you will be spoilt for choice for places to stay, these range from local hotels to friendly bed and breakfast homes, to caravan parks - no matter what you choose you can be assured of a hearty Yorkshire welcome from everyone - no wonder so many visitors choose to come back time and time again.

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The Old Bridge Inn in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England3 stars

The Old Bridge Inn

Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
In the centre of Holmfirth, by the River Holme, this historic hotel with free Wi-Fi offers good pub food and friendly service....
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The Coach House in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England

The Coach House

Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England (0.3 miles, 0.5 km)
The Coach House offers accommodation in Holmfirth. It provides free private parking. Composed of 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom with bath or shower and shower, this holiday home comes with a TV. The kitche...
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Nora Batty'S Cottage in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England

Nora Batty'S Cottage

Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England (0.4 miles, 0.6 km)
Located 31 km from Manchester, Nora Batty'S Cottage offers accommodation in Holmfirth. The holiday home is composed of 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, equipped with a bath or shower and a shower. The kitc...
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Pellcot in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England


Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England (1.1 miles, 1.8 km, direction NE)
Situated in Holmfirth in the West Yorkshire Region, this holiday home is 33 km from Manchester. The property is 28 km from Leeds and free private parking is offered....
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Stumble Cottage in Holmbridge, West Yorkshire, England

Stumble Cottage

Holmbridge, West Yorkshire, England (1.4 miles, 2.2 km, direction SW)
Stumble Cottage offers pet-friendly accommodation in Holmbridge. The kitchen is fitted with an oven, a toaster and a refrigerator and there is a private bathroom. A TV and DVD player is featured....
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The Red Lion Inn in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England

The Red Lion Inn

Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England (1.5 miles, 2.4 km, direction E)
Set in the small, quiet village of Jackson Bridge, The Red Lion Inn offers free WiFi access a bar and a garden with outdoor seating. Just 5 miles from the edge of the Peak District National Park, the ...
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Ackroyd House in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England5 stars

Ackroyd House

Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England (1.7 miles, 2.8 km, direction NE)
Set in just under 2 acres of private gardens, Ackroyd House is a 5-star country house located in Thurstonland, in the heart of Yorkshire countryside. It offers free WiFi and free private off road park...
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