Home | Join | Login
Top Towns & Villages
The Lake District
England Picture Tours
Pictures of Todmorden
in the county of West Yorkshire
One of the most famous buildings in Todmorden is the Unitarian Church, built between 1865-1869. This was built as a memorial to the memory of John Fielden (1784-1849) a wealthy cotton manufacturer and member for parliament. He had been one of the original members of the Cookite Society and was instrumental in the building of their first meeting house, built in 1824, this later became a Sunday School, and is now converted into flats.
The Victorian Gothic Church was paid for by John Fielden's sons, it is to a design by noted architect John Gibson, who also built the famous classical Town Hall and Dobroyd Castle. The church building is impressive and its interior is richly adorned with dazzling brass light fittings, furnishings of the highest quality and stained glass windows designed by the famous Brussels's glazier, J.B. Capronnier.
Modern day Todmorton offers visitors many delights, there is good shopping, pubs, inns, and sporting facilities include golf. However, a legacy of modern times is that the notorious serial killer Harold Shipman had his first medical practice in Todmorden, leaving many townsfolk wondering just how their relatives died.
Todmorton is mostly used as a commuter town for people working in Manchester, Oldham, Bolton and Bradford. Part of its attraction is its open aspects, heritage and easy access to Wadsworth Moor, the Forest of Trawden, and Keighley Moor, all reached by the Pennine Way which passes on the town's eastern side. Beyond Keighley lies the town of Skipton, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Planning a visit to Todmorden?
Nearby towns & villages..
in the county of West Yorkshire(4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction NE of Todmorden)
This beautiful old town grew up close to the River Hebden at the point where a stone bridge was built as part of a pack-horse route in the 16th century...
in the county of West Yorkshire(7.6 miles, 12.3 km, direction E of Todmorden)
Surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the South Pennines, with the town's gentle scenery being enhanced by the River Calder and the River Ryburn on which the town stands...
in the county of West Yorkshire(9.9 miles, 16.0 km, direction E of Todmorden)
Halifax is an industrial city close to the famous Pennines and the route of the Pennine Way in what is known as Yorkshire's "Bronte" country...
Haworth is famous the world over for its connections with the Bronte sisters, the famous novelists...
in the county of Greater Manchester(10.2 miles, 16.5 km, direction SW of Todmorden)
The countryside surrounding the town offers lakes, woods and hills, with distant Winter Hill rising to a height of 456 feet...All towns in West Yorkshire
Complete A to Z of towns in England
Beautiful wooded valley with 19th-century Gibson Mill at its heart, an exemplar of sustainable energy. This is the flagship.....
Healey Dell Nature Reserve on the Whitworth - Rochdale border, sits in a picturesque part of the Spodden Valley. Rich with flora.....
Gawthorpe Hall, home of the Shuttleworth family for several centuries lies close to the traditional Lancastrian market town of.....
Marsden Moor was gifted to the National Trust in 1955 by Captain Sir Joseph Benedict Everard Henry Radcliffe in lieu of death.....
All attractions in Todmorden
All attractions in West Yorkshire
Complete A to Z of attractions in England
Hotels & Accommodation in Todmorden
The Queen Hotel
Todmorden, West Yorkshire, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England (3.7 miles, 6.0 km, direction NE)
The Britannia Bed and Breakfast
Rossendale, Lancashire, England (3.8 miles, 6.1 km, direction SW)
The Cross Inn
Heptonstall, West Yorkshire, England (3.9 miles, 6.3 km, direction NE)
The Hare and Hounds Country Inn
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England (4.9 miles, 7.8 km, direction NE)
Robin Hood Inn
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England (4.9 miles, 8.0 km, direction NE)
Far Moorside Farm B&B
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England (5.1 miles, 8.2 km, direction E)
All Accommodation in Todmorden..
Please login to make a review
Nearby travel help
Random England fact:
Along the A4 Bath Rd near Heathrow Airport was where the infamous highwayman Dick Turpin used to wait to rob the stagecoaches going to Bath from London. Before the airport's time, the area was known as Heath Row.
Please like us on Facebook to get all the latest pictures each day - Thank you!
© 2001-2016 Pictures of England.com - All rights reserved
PestControl-Supermarket.com - Worldwide Pest Control Supermarket Price Comparisons including England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands.