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Highlights in Holmfirth
- Stunning landscapes
- Cultural history
- Delightful walks
- Last of the Summer Wine sets
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Cottages in Holmfirth
Nestled deep in the Holme Valley on the outskirts of the Peak District, Holmfirth is a delightful, traditional Yorkshire town, perfect for country-loving visitors. In the valley, look out for cottages on the banks of the river to enjoy the sounds of the water rushing past, or a home close to the shops and cafes in Holmfirth. Enjoy rural peace and quiet with holiday cottages higher up the surrounding hills, with magnificent views over the valley and beyond.Traditional Yorkshire Stone cottages in Holmfirth
Holiday cottages in Holmfirth are built using the local grey Yorkshire stone, with dark grey roofs. Their uniform materials belie the unique character of every property – each with its own story and history. Delightful gardens abound, often clambering over the holiday cottages themselves; climbing roses, rising ivy and bowing wisteria add vibrant splashes of colour to the stone background. Many holiday cottages are perfectly prepared for summer with enchanting outdoor areas to enjoy a meal or glass of wine, and winter-ready with roaring fires to welcome you home after a lovely day in the town of Holmfirth.
Travellers and activities
Holmfirth is a wonderful destination for hikers, with its stunning countryside and routes to suit all abilities and fitness levels. A particular favourite is a circular route around the Ramsden reservoir, which is about 2 miles long and very family friendly. For a longer trek, consider walking to the village of Blackpool Bridge via Digley, which has an attractive picnic site for pre-hiking sustenance. Hiking anywhere in and around Holmfirth is an absolute pleasure, so no matter where you walk, you’ll find some of the true beauty of the British countryside!Holmfirth for Last of the Summer Wine fans
Holmfirth and the surrounding area of the Holme Valley was the film location for the beloved long-running BBC comedy Last of the Summer Wine, and it attracts lovers of the programme from around the UK and the world. Pay homage to this long-running classic by exploring the streets and countryside that were the backdrop to the exploits of its charming characters, and enjoy a wonderful walk back through time at the Summer Wine Exhibition. The exhibition, featuring Compo’s house (together with his now-empty ferret cages!) and a multitude of props from the show, are all curated to bring back the joy and laughter that it brought to so many.Holmfirth for artists and photographers
Holmfirth and the surrounding areas, leading into the Peak District National Park just 4 miles from the town, is a beloved spot for artists, especially those who specialise in landscape painting. Holmfirth delightful stone-built cottages are back-dropped by stunning countryside, dry stone walls meandering through fields and meadows, and wild woodlands. Photographers and artists gather here to capture not only the landscapes, but the bird and animal life. Look out for rare birds such as the Eurasian Curlew or the Rough-Legged Buzzard which can be spotted and captured on film by the patient photographer.
For many years Holmfirth was home to Bamforth and Co, producers of the unequivocally British saucy seaside resort postcard!
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Yorkshire watercolour painter Ashley Jackson’s exclusive gallery showcases his original works, prints and merchandise. Born in nearby Barnsley, Ashley Jackson has lived and worked in Holmfirth for many years, and his paintings reflect the beauty, grace and drama of the area.2. Experience more of the summer wine!
An unexpected find in Holmfirth is the Holmfirth Vineyard, creators of some exquisite Yorkshire wines. Enjoy a fabulous tour of the vineyard, learning about its history and how the wine is produced, and round off the visit with a taste of some of the divine products of its vines.3. Discover the Magic Rock Tap’s local craft brews
Magic Rock Tap is a superb pub in Holmfirth with fresh, tasty tap and cask beers from Magic Rock Brewing, Huddersfield. As well as offering the finest artisan beer, Magic Rock Tap also has an excellent range of delicious foods.4. Spend some peaceful time at St John’s Church
The resting place of Last of the Summer Wine stars Bill Owen and Peter Sallie, St Johns Church is a place of peace and reflection. It’s perfectly kept grounds and serene surrounds are restful and calm, and a wonderful place of worship for locals and visitors alike.5. Take in a show at the Southgate Theatre
Amateur theatre at its finest, the Southgate Theatre offers superb entertainment with a variety of different shows and events for the whole family. From pantomimes to drama, the local acting talent is well and truly on show here!6. Enjoy some ‘me-time’ at the HD Nine Spa
Holmfirth’s own massage therapist offers massage therapy from her spa rooms in Stable Court, surrounded by attractive surroundings and calming music. True pampering and relaxation – you know you’re worth it!7. Treat yourself to a beautiful meal at The Cider Press shop and cafe
Accompany their delicious home cooked food with a glass (or two!) of The Cider Press’ outstanding home-pressed, home-brewed cider. Welcoming to dogs, hikers and muddy boots, The Cider Press is the perfect destination for walkers and tourists alike. Don’t want to eat? Drop in and pick up a bottle of cider to take away with you!
FAQs: Cottages in Holmfirth
Among the facilities you can find on Holidu, it appears that the cottages in Holmfirth benefit from everything that travellers dream of! Here, the cottages generally have a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (92%), garden (52%), and view (40%)...Pretty cool!
On average, the cottages are rather highly rated. Last year's data reveals that 44% of cottages have a rating average of 4.5 stars. A ratio high enough to confirm that you will without a doubt find the ideal cottage for a wonderful holiday!
Holidu's data reveals that 16% of cottages in Holmfirth are suitable for families with children, so you won't have any difficulty finding the ideal cottage for you and your children.
Yes! In Holmfirth, 56% of the cottages accept pets, 52% also have a garden!
Of course! According to Holidu's data, 92% of cottages in Holmfirth offer Wi-Fi. This means that you will be able to access your emails and favourite social media sites at any time!
A big percentage of cottages in Holmfirth (84%) roughly cost less than £100 a night. Therefore, this destination is perfect for finding a cheap cottage!
Of course! According to Holidu's data, many cottages in Holmfirth . Fancy a weekend by the fire? Don't delay in booking a cottage in Holmfirth!
According to last year's Holidu data, 68% of cottages welcome small groups of up to four guests. Approximately 72% of the cottages here include at least two separate bedrooms. Holmfirth is the perfect destination for small groups of friends!