Famed for its associations with the worldwide hit TV series ‘Last of the Summer Wine’, Holmfirth on the north eastern edge of the Peak District is where the series was filmed and there are various sites and attractions related to the programme in Holmfirth centre, from the welcoming Sid’s Cafe to Nora Batty’s Cottage, the actual cottage lived in by Nora which today is available as holiday cottage accommodation. Book Nora Batty’s Cottage. Summer Wine magic bus tours also run regularly from outside Sid’s Cafe.
Holmfirth and the beautiful rolling Holme Valley is a favourite West Yorkshire location for walking and activity holidays, offering a huge choice of circular walks, gentle trails, bridleways and easy access into the North Peaks and Yorkshire Pennines for more rigorous hikes. Pretty Holmfirth town centre makes the perfect short break or holiday base, featuring a selection of chic cafes, restaurants, traditional inns, acclaimed studio theatre the Cragrats and independent cinema the Picturedrome.
Book a central old stone cottage in Holmfirth for the perfect romantic break or stay in a large luxurious old coach house ideal for families and walking groups. The Holme Valley offers a wonderful mix of character old Yorkshire stone bed and breakfasts and B&B inns with rooms serving fine Yorkshire real ales and hearty pub meals. Elegant award-winning bed and breakfast accommodation can be found in Summer Wine Country, perfect for that luxury getaway in the North Peaks, within easy reach of Huddersfield and the Digley Reservoir, home to a choice of family friendly walks.
The choice of breathtaking walks direct from Holmfirth centre includes the popular 24 mile Holme Valley Circular Walk and the shorter 5 mile Holmbridge and Holme Walk. Stay in Holmfirth in West Yorkshire and you’ve easy access into two breathtaking rural areas, the Peak District National Park and the Yorkshire Pennines. Don’t miss the annual late September Holmfirth Food & Drink Festival or Holmfirth’s fantastic markets including a Wednesday Vintage Market and a Saturday craft and food market. Browse and book Holmfirth accommodation now.
Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.