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Hebden BridgeThis newly renovated 18c. Wash House is uniquely situated on the Rochdale canal; a few minutes walk from the heart of Hebden Bridge. Sleeping four ...This newly renovated 18c. Wash House is uniquely situated on the Rochdale canal; a few minutes walk from the heart of Hebden Bridge. Sleeping four over two double bedrooms, a private garden and dog friendly, The Wash House offers modern conveniences in a character cottage and a simply stunning location. Whether you are a walker, keen cyclist or simply escaping the city, The Wash House is the perfect base for experiencing the many rich delights of the South Pennines and beyond. This newly renovated 18c. Wash House is uniquely situated on the Rochdale canal; a short stroll to the heart of historic Hebden Bridge and just three minutes walk trom Hebden Bridge Train Station. Sleeping four people over two double bedrooms, the Wash House offers modern conveniences in a character cottage and a simply stunning location. The accommodation is completely self-contained with a lovely canal-side garden for guests to enjoy. Fully serviced including towels and linen. Galley kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, microwave, electric cooker and hob. Lounge with cosy wood burning stove, TV/DVD and Bluetooth stereo. Shower room and toilet. Two double bedrooms with Bluetooth stereo, hairdryer, hanging and draw space and a dressing table. Free Wi-Fi We welcome one well-behaved dog per stay.
RippondenThis converted stone cottage, set on a working farm, is nestled down a quiet country lane just outside the village of Ripponden in the Ryburn Valle...This converted stone cottage, set on a working farm, is nestled down a quiet country lane just outside the village of Ripponden in the Ryburn Valley. The cottage retains some of its original features, inside you will find a luxurious open-plan living room with exposed beams and underfloor heating and flagstone floors The sitting room boasts a charming woodburner set within the inglenook, and mullioned windows are filled with green landscape scenery from outside. The kitchen is contemporary in style with spotlight illuminating the good quality fixtures. Climb the plush carpeted staircase to the modern bathroom at the top and indulge in a nice hot soak in the roll top bath. The well-presented bedrooms offer zip and link beds to suit your preferred choice of sleeping arrangements. Off-road parking is available at the front of the house, and a lovely enclosed garden at the side. Sit outside with views across to the moors while you sip a lovely glass of wine on a sunny afternoon, or relax in the hot tub after a long day of exploring the local area.
Hebden BridgeA beautiful house with many country walks and cycle routes on its doorstep. Located a five minute walk into Hebden Bridge, with its many cafes, bar...A beautiful house with many country walks and cycle routes on its doorstep. Located a five minute walk into Hebden Bridge, with its many cafes, bars and unique independent shops. Hebden Royd House has two bedrooms , one with a Super King bed and the other one double and one single. There are two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and free Wifi plus Smart TV to access Netflix etc if you have account. Washer and dryer for laundry and secure storage for bikes and muddy boots! Free on-site parking is available and pets are allowed at no extra charge. Enjoy a home away from home experience in this very cosy house. Email: email@example.com
HalifaxJust two miles from the centre, the Premier Inn Hotel Halifax South (A629) overlooks the historic Calder and Hebble canal. In fact, the transpo...Just two miles from the centre, the Premier Inn Hotel Halifax South (A629) overlooks the historic Calder and Hebble canal. In fact, the transport picture is brilliant whichever way you look at it, with fast connections via the M62, rail and bus routes. Get serious about fun at the Eureka Children's Museum. Then recover in style at Broad Street Plaza with its great restaurants and nine-screen Vue cinema. And if business is on the agenda, Calderdale Hospital, Halifax Town Hall and Lloyds HQ are all nearby. Whatever's behind your visit, round your day off in our Brewers Fayre restaurant before sinking into your super comfy bed.
Hebden BridgeHardcastle Crags encompasses deep rocky ravines, tumbling streams, oak, beech and pine woods and some of the best examples of upland meadows in the...Hardcastle Crags encompasses deep rocky ravines, tumbling streams, oak, beech and pine woods and some of the best examples of upland meadows in the country. Gibson Mill is situated within Hardcastle Crags woodland beside Hebden Water. The National Trust have put in some superb waymarked walking routes suitable for all abilities. Cross the river on stepping stones and spot birds, insects, amphibians and if you're lucky; deer! You'll find Hardcastle Crags offers a completely different experience throughout the year - from the icicles of midwinter to the carpet of bluebells in the spring. The early 19th century Gibson Mill is situated within the site. A tour of the mill tells the history of the valley and the mill over the past 200 years. The mill also has changing exhibitions throughout the year. Gibson Mill is 100% self-sufficient in energy, water and waste treatment. It has a hydro-electric system, solar photovoltaic panels and a log-burning stove fuelled by wood from the estate. You can also rest and recharge at the Weaving Shed Café, serving delicious ethical and locally-produced food and buy the perfect gift or memento in the shop located there. Built in around 1800,Gibson Mill was one of the first mills of the Industrial Revolution. The mill was driven by a water wheel and produced cotton cloth up until 1890. In the early 1900s, Gibson Mill began to be used as an ‘entertainment emporium’ for the local people. After the Second World War, the mill slipped into disuse, and was acquired by the National Trust in 1950. Hardcastle Crags is open all year round from dawn until dusk, admission to Hardcastle Crags and Gibson Mill are FREE. Dogs are welcome (including in the café and mill) if kept under close control. GETTING THERE You have three options to get to Hardcastle Crags: By car - there is parking at Midgehole (for Sat Nav use HX7 7AA) and Clough Hole (for Sat Nav use HX7 7AZ). A parking fee applies at both car parks, although parking is free for National Trust members By bus – the 906 runs from Hebden Bridge on weekends between May and October. It will take you to both the bottom and the top of the valley. Walking – there is a route from Hebden Bridge on good paths with a bit of road walking. It will take you about 45 minutes. Pick up a guide from Hebden Bridge Visitor Centre. See below for details of the wildlife you can discover at Hardcastle Crags.
The 121 foot (37 m) high Stoodley Pike Monument dominates the skyline above Todmorden, sitting atop Stoodley Pi...
The 121 foot (37 m) high Stoodley Pike Monument dominates the skyline above Todmorden, sitting atop Stoodley Pike, a 1,300-foot (400 m) hill The monument was designed in 1854 by local architect James Green, and completed in 1856 at the end of the Crimean War.
The monument replaced an earlier structure, commemorating the defeat of Napoleon and the surrender of Paris. It was completed in 1815, after the Battle of Waterloo, but collapsed in 1854 after decades of weathering and a lightning strike.
You can only reach the Pike on foot, as there is no vehicular or bicycle access to the monument. Stoodley Pike is accessible by well-defined Right of Way footpaths. The Pennine Way also passes Stoodley Pike. There are many walking routes to the Pike from Todmorden, Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd. Walking guides to all these routes available from local Visitor Centres and the Heart of the Pennines online shop.
Stoodley Pike Monument contains a spiral staircase of 39 steps, accessed from its north side. If you visit, please be aware that several of the internal steps are in darkness, so it’s useful to have a torch to light your way, as there are no windows. The entrance to the balcony is on the Monument’s west face, some 40 feet above ground level. The views are well worth the walk and the climb!
For more information about walking in Calderdale, please visit our Walking page.
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Hebden BridgeThis cosy terraced house, on a quiet street in central Hebden Bridge, sleeps 3 - 4 people. The house has been tastefully refurbished and has two be...This cosy terraced house, on a quiet street in central Hebden Bridge, sleeps 3 - 4 people. The house has been tastefully refurbished and has two bedrooms, a modern bathroom and a second upstairs toilet. Facilities include TV & DVD player, free WiFi, washing machine and microwave, central heating, bedding and towels provided. Travel cot is also available on request. There is an outdoor table & chairs and free on-street parking.
Following the success of Tour de France, Welcome to Yorkshire, supported by Yorkshire Bank; have helped local communities set up bike banks to a...
Following the success of Tour de France, Welcome to Yorkshire, supported by Yorkshire Bank; have helped local communities set up bike banks to allow free bike hire.
Used bikes are donated for free and then reconditioned and hired out, allowing children and adults to learn to ride, get fit or just enjoy their natural environment on a bike.
Calderdale has two bike banks located at:
- Happy Days Cycles in 18 Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge
- Active Calderdale Bike Library, Halifax Fire Station, in Skircoat Moor Road
The Active Calderdale Library at Halifax is open 10am -1pm on the first Saturday of each month and run by West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service in collaboration with Calderdale Council.To book a bike and for enquiries (including donating a bike) please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Bikes are also available for hire from:
The Bicycle Den – along the Rochdale canal towpath in Hebden Bridge
We Cycle offers electric bike hire to help tackle Calderdale’s hills. These fantastic sturdy bikes help to tackle the steeper inclines of the area and four sites have now been confirmed as hubs for the electric bike scheme. Pairs of bikes are available at:
- The New Delight Inn, Blackshaw Head
- The Hare & Hounds Inn, Lane Ends
- The Cross Inn, Heptonstall
TodmordenOld East View is an historic 19th-century manor house with a detached stone-built coach-house, and overlooks the Calder Valley in the heart of the ...Old East View is an historic 19th-century manor house with a detached stone-built coach-house, and overlooks the Calder Valley in the heart of the Pennines. The coach-house offers luxury modern holiday accommodation sleeping five in three bedrooms, and is available to rent on a weekend or weekly basis. The Coach House at Old East View sleeps up to five people in three bedrooms (king, double, and single beds). There is a modern bathroom, comfortable living room, and an open plan kitchen-dining room. Old East View provides the ideal opportunity for anyone who enjoys outdoor activities - whether you like walking, climbing, cycling, riding, or even boating or fell-running, there's plenty to do! Bed linen and towels are supplied and the kitchen is equipped with everything you'll need for a quick snack or a multi-course feast. There is ample parking for two cars in the courtyard. We also offer secure storage for bikes and other sporting equipment.
RippondenThis 17th century listed former farmhouse nestles into the quiet countryside and the surrounding farming community. Book-lined walls in the hall...This 17th century listed former farmhouse nestles into the quiet countryside and the surrounding farming community. Book-lined walls in the hall, where guests can sit and browse, and an open fire in the sitting room, add to the cosy ambience. Four comfortable bedrooms enjoy lovely views and come with courtesy trays, biscuits, toiletries and fresh flowers for traditional country living. All Four bedrooms come with courtesy trays, biscuits, toiletries and fresh flowers for traditional country living. Each room has its own style and décor giving them a very homely feel, each window opens to the glorious gardens and fields surrounding the farm. We also offer a stone built, single-storey, holiday cottage, located in the grounds of the Thurst House Farm. The cottage sleeps two people and one pet is welcome. We can arrange a bespoke healing package at our Health Studio including B & B and your evening meals - please contact us for more details.
Hebden BridgeSituated in the Crimsworth Valley, Gibraltar Farm Cottage is ideal for a relaxing rural holiday and boasts uninterrupted views of Shackleton Hill, ...Situated in the Crimsworth Valley, Gibraltar Farm Cottage is ideal for a relaxing rural holiday and boasts uninterrupted views of Shackleton Hill, that inspired some of the poetry of Ted Hughes, who was born and bought up locally. Gibraltar Farm Cottage is a delightful one bedroomed stone built mistel (45sqm) converted to a high standard. Sleeps 2/4 people and is ideally suited to a couple or young family. Enjoying uninterrupted rural views, this detached property comprises of a well equipped Kitchen/Dining room, double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and living room with a double sofa bed. There is plenty of outdoor space comprising of a patio with B.B.Q.and garden. Externally Gibraltar Farm Cottage has a driveway providing off-road parking. There is gas central heating, instant hot water as well as a traditional stove which burns logs and coal.
TodmordenThe River Apartment is located on Water Street in centre of the market town of Todmorden, with views over the River Calder. The apartment has ...The River Apartment is located on Water Street in centre of the market town of Todmorden, with views over the River Calder. The apartment has two bedrooms and one bathroom with a shower. Pets are allowed (charges may be applicable). Please note that the upper floors of the apartment are only accessible by a stairway.
BrighouseThe Casa Hotel is a lakeside hotel situated in its own landscaped grounds in Brighouse. We have seven double rooms, a family room, twin room and a...The Casa Hotel is a lakeside hotel situated in its own landscaped grounds in Brighouse. We have seven double rooms, a family room, twin room and a feature room for you to choose from. All our recently refurbished en-suite rooms offer tea and coffee making facilties, Hair Dryer, TV and wonderful countryside views. We have a passion for food and drink, and it shows. The property also includes a bar area and separate restaurant; children and families welcome. Our menus are created using the highest quality produce to create inspiring seasonal dishes. Wherever possible we use local suppliers, all of our meat is sourced from Yorkshire and our fish is delivered fresh – never frozen! We work closely with our meat, fish and veg suppliers to ensure we’re using the best produce the local area has to offer. We are located less than 200 metres from The Calderdale Way, a 50-mile walking route that circles the borough of Calderdale.
HalifaxPositioned just a mile from Halifax train station and 15 miles from Leeds Bradford Airport, the Halifax Hotel is a very convenient place to stay ne...Positioned just a mile from Halifax train station and 15 miles from Leeds Bradford Airport, the Halifax Hotel is a very convenient place to stay near a variety of local attractions. The hotel has our fresh new look and features Travelodges new room design complete with Dreamer Bed so you can be sure of a great night's sleep.
Todmorden Town Hall in Todmorden straddles the Walsden Water and it was situated in both Lancashire and Yorkshire until the county boundary was ...
Todmorden Town Hall in Todmorden straddles the Walsden Water and it was situated in both Lancashire and Yorkshire until the county boundary was moved on 1 January 1888. Designed by John Gibson of Westminster, this Grade 1 listed building holds a strong place in the hearts of local people.
Most iconic, from the outside, is the pediment. The carved stonework has two central female figures on a pedestal. The left hand one represents Lancashire (cotton spinning industry) and the right hand one Yorkshire (engineering and agriculture). Below the two figures are different friezes of the industries coming together to prosper on the border.
Inside the building there is an old Magistrate’s Court which now serves as Todmorden Town Council Chamber. The ballroom upstairs spans the length of the building and holds many memories for those who have attended the many varied events in the Town Hall for over 140 years.
Todmorden Town Hall is the People’s Palace. It was gifted to the people of Todmorden by the Fielden family on 6 August 1891. Please do get in touch to share your memories, explore and to ask questions.
All rooms at Todmorden Town Hall are licensed for civil ceremonies. All enquiries welcome and individual needs can be discussed and you are welcome on a pre-visit to see the magnificent hall so you can decide if it is the right place for you. There is no obligation to hire Todmorden Town Hall - we're happy for you to come and look around. Get in touch to confirm what date you'd like to look around, or to arrange a day.
The building has many stories to tell and is home to a Heritage Centre. Guided ‘Tea and Tours’ are available for groups with fully trained volunteer tour guides. Tours cost £4.50 per person, with a minimum group charge of £45.00. All tours include tea, coffee and biscuits.
Free ‘Taster Tours’ are available for individuals and couples on the first Sunday of the month (except January) and start at 2pm opposite the iconic pediment. There is no need to book a tour: you can just turn up. Please note that these tours last just one hour and are less comprehensive than the ‘Tea and Tours’.
For individuals and couples who would like to enjoy a more thorough tour there are also ‘Behind the Scenes Tours’ of Todmorden Town Hall available. These include access to the secret spaces of Todmorden Town Hall, including Caretaker’s Flat, bathroom in the attic and cellar. ‘Behind the Scenes Tours’ are charged at £6.50 per person and include tea, coffee and biscuits. To book your place on a ‘Behind the Scenes Tour’ please click here. :
If you would like to become a volunteer at Todmorden Town Hall or to book a tour please contact Todmorden Information Centre.
Todmorden Town Hall sits in the centre of Todmorden and all day parking is available in Bramsche Square, Todmorden, OL14 5AG. Parking charges are in force from 8am to 6pm .
Todmorden Town Hall is wheelchair accessible throughout. There are accessible toilets and a lift to the ballroom.
Thank you to GillGraphics for the virtual tours and Andy Wade Photography for the images.