Places to Stay in Calderdale with the ‘Gentleman Jack’ Factor

Image: Holdsworth House Hotel and Restaurant

Holdsworth House Hotel and Restaurant is a historic Jacobean manor and award-winning four-star hotel, packed with character and set amid stunning, secluded gardens on the fringes of Halifax, West Yorkshire. You can stay on their ‘Anne Lister Short Break’ whilst you explore Calderdale:

£210 per room per night:

• Overnight stay for two people sharing a House double or twin room.
• Entrance tickets to Shibden Hall for two adults (Saturdays and Sundays 11-4pm; Mondays – Fridays 10am-4pm).
• £30 per person towards dinner in the Holdsworth House restaurant  (A La Carte or Guest Favourites menus).
• Full Yorkshire breakfast with locally sourced produce.
• Free WiFi and car parking at the hotel.

Book online or please call 01422 240024

Terms: The break is for two adults including breakfast, £30 dinner allocation per person in the hotel restaurant, and two adult passes to Shibden Hall, excludes transfers (3.5 miles away) and parking. Rates differ by days of the week and availability. Standard booking terms and conditions apply. Please note that entry to Shibden Hall is by ticket only.


Shibden Mill Inn is an award-winning country inn nestled in the fold of the beautiful Shibden Valley, close to Anne Lister’s home at Shibden Hall. Originally a corn and spinning mill, the property used to be owned by Anne Lister’s wife Ann Walker. The Mill was converted into a country pub in 1890, today you can enjoy first class dining against an inviting backdrop of open fires, low beamed ceilings and a cosy bar. Eleven individually styled bedrooms make comfortable and luxurious retreats, epitomising boutique country style and featuring lots of thoughtful touches.

You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to accommodation in Calderdale, with our cosy self-catering cottages, modern serviced apartments, B&Bs, guesthouses, hotels and camp sites. You can find out more about accommodation in Calderdale here.