Plan your stay
Whatever your group’s size and whenever you choose to visit, once you’ve discovered what Calderdale has to offer you’ll find r...
Whatever your group’s size and whenever you choose to visit, once you’ve discovered what Calderdale has to offer you’ll find reasons to visit again and again.
A Warm Welcome
Encounter miles of stunning countryside, bustling market towns where independent shops outnumber the national chains, magnificent gardens and parkland, fantastic locally sourced food and drink, two past winners of Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub, some of the finest examples of architecture anywhere in the country, festivals, theatres, agricultural shows, music, exhibitions, antiques, galleries and a rich mix of annual events.
Calderdale is the southernmost of the Yorkshire Dales and covers part of the South Pennines area of beautiful river valleys, moorland and hill country. Calderdale is not as well-known as its Northern neighbours as it does not fall within the boundaries of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Yet Calderdale has a tremendous amount to offer visitors, time after time.
Ideally located off major routes, getting here couldn't be easier - your group will be able to arrive relaxed and raring to go. Visit our Getting to Calderdale page and discover how simple it can be to come and pay us a visit.
Once you're here, you'll quickly realise there's a lot more to Calderdale than you can discover in a single day. There are plenty of hotels suitable for groups that will serve as an ideal base for you to explore our magnificently modest area.
Calderdale also has three friendly visitor information centres that are just a phone call away and who can help to provide you with additional information and inside tips to make your trip a real success, whatever your tastes and budget.
Calderdale offers great value for money and a warm Yorkshire welcome. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Coach Parking & Drop Off Points
Here's some handy information on set down points and parking for coaches:
Set Down Points:
Cobbled lay by (adjacent to 'The Woolshops Shopping Centre' car park, on your left) on Square Road, Halifax, HX1 1QG.
- Pre-booked coach parking is available in the Eureka! car parks. All coach parking must be booked in advance directly with Eureka! and is subject to availability.. Eureka! Contact: 01422 330069
- Pre-booked coach parking for a maximum of two coaches is available at The Shay Stadium, Halifax HX3 0AQ in the South Stand Car Park. All coach parking must be booked in advance. £25.00 for a full day – weekdays only, (cash only). No reduction for part days. The Shay Stadium 01422 264750
Set Down Points: Lay by on New Road, HX7 8AF (adjacent to Hebden Bridge Marina).
Coach Parking: There is a signposted car park in the nearby village of Heptonstall on Valley View Road. (Use the Heptonstall turning circle just outside Hebden Bridge to double back up towards Heptonstall.) The lay-by opposite the Heptonstall turning circle also sometimes has space to park, but the amount of space available there varies daily.
Parking is available for up to two coaches in a lay-by at the marina on New Road by Hebden Bridge Visitor Centre for up to three hours. Postcode HX7 8AF
There is a signposted car park in nearby Heptonstall, on Valley View Road. Postcode HX7 7LB.
There is also a lay-by opposite the Heptonstall turning circle on King Street (A646). There is sometimes space to park here, although the amount of space available varies daily. Postcode HX7 6LX.
Set Down Point: Stand A, Todmorden Bus Station, Burnley Road, OL14 5DJ. Please use Stand A, which is located on the main road, for both drop off and pick up.
Coach Parking: Todmorden Bus Station, Burnley Road, OL14 5DJ. After dropping off at Stand A, coaches can drive onto the bus station proper and park in one of two lay-bys at the station designated as 'bus lay over'. For more information please ring Metro on 0113 2517330.
Sowerby BridgeWelcome to Happydays Cycles, home to the Bike Shop & Cycle Café in Sowerby Bridge along with various projects to get people out and about. Happy...Welcome to Happydays Cycles, home to the Bike Shop & Cycle Café in Sowerby Bridge along with various projects to get people out and about. Happydays has a Bike Library where you can hire a bicycle from half a day to a week. You can also donate your old or unused bikes to the Library, so others can benefit from them. Happy Days Cycles is a social enterprise business, our main outlet is the shop and café in Sowerby Bridge. All profits go towards funding our work amongst the homeless in West Yorkshire. We are committed to journey with people to develop a love for cycling and enable them as individuals to reach independence. We value partnerships with churches, individuals, volunteers, local government and other organisations to promote integration into the wider community. We would love to welcome you to our café. Pop in to try scrumptious locally sourced cakes, fresh coffee or a delicious lunch! Happydays Café also hosts local groups such as 'Knit N Natter' and exciting community events for all ages.
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