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WalsdenWaterstalls Farm Cottage boasts an elevated position at the end of a no-through lane, roughly half a mile from the main road on the fringes of Wals...Waterstalls Farm Cottage boasts an elevated position at the end of a no-through lane, roughly half a mile from the main road on the fringes of Walsden in the Upper Calder Valley. Right on the Pennine Way and close to Hebden Bridge and Todmorden, this is the ideal destination for a lovely break away with your family or friends. This characterful holiday home is nestled within the owner's grounds, with horses grazing in the fields and gentle lakes you can walk around, before spending your down time within the cosy sitting room. You can sink into the sofa on a cool wintry evening and get toasty and warm by the fire as you catch up on your favourite TV shows. Use the kitchen next door to rustle up a home-cooked meal and get together around the dining table to discuss plans for the following day. Later, choose from a super king-size bedroom upstairs, which has zip/link beds for flexibility, or catch your rest in the single room. They are each served by the well-appointed shower room and boast remarkable views of rolling hills and vales. Outside, you have your very own private patio area for soaking up a balmy afternoon with a drink and you can greet the horses over the fence. No smoking and no pets allowed. We do not accept children under the age of 14.
RippondenWanting to escape to the countryside for walking, cycling, relaxation and site seeing? Then look no further. This beautiful single level Cabin, ...Wanting to escape to the countryside for walking, cycling, relaxation and site seeing? Then look no further. This beautiful single level Cabin, furnished to a high standard consists of open plan fully equipped kitchen, dining and living area with two bedrooms and a bathroom with separate bath and shower cubicle. The master bedroom has a king size bed whilst the second bedroom has 2 single beds. There is also a double sofa bed in the living area. You will enjoy magnificent views over the valley made famous by the successful TV series Happy Valley, Last Tango in Halifax and Sally Wainwright's new series Gentleman Jack. There is room for children to run around and play.
A recently refurnished, modern apartment within the centre of Ripponden village.
This one bedroom accommodation located in the centyre o...
A recently refurnished, modern apartment within the centre of Ripponden village.
This one bedroom accommodation located in the centyre of Ripponden can sleep up to four people. The apartment comprises one bedroom with a king-sized bed, kitchen, dining lounge and shower room. There is a double sofa bed in the living room making it ideal for up to four people.room. WiFi is available.
The apartment is ideal for walkers as many walks are available from the door. A local guide may also be available, if required.
Well behaved dogs are welcome.
Minimum of 2 nights stay.
The stunning landscapes of Calderdale offer walks that are suitable for all ages and abilities. There’s n...
The stunning landscapes of Calderdale offer walks that are suitable for all ages and abilities. There’s no better way to immerse yourself and discover more about this beautiful area than on foot.
Visit our Walking page for information about guided walks, E Trails, walking guides, easy & family walking and ideas for great walking routes to follow, such as The Calderdale Way, the Pennine Way & Hebden Bridge Loop, Todmorden Centenary Way and great walks at Hardcastle Crags, Ogden Water and more!
RippondenFive High quality self-catering apartments adjoining The Butcher's Arms Pub in Ripponden, each with a luxury double bed and en-suite bathroom, full...Five High quality self-catering apartments adjoining The Butcher's Arms Pub in Ripponden, each with a luxury double bed and en-suite bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, comfortable lounge area and Freeview television. Free on-site parking is available.
Across CalderdaleThe Rochdale Canal runs for 33 miles between Sowerby Bridge in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, all the way to Manchester. It runs through the Upper Cal...The Rochdale Canal runs for 33 miles between Sowerby Bridge in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, all the way to Manchester. It runs through the Upper Calder Valley passing Luddendenfoot, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden and Walsden. The canal is close to train stations at Sowerby Bridge, Mythomroyd, Hebden Brige, Todmorden and Walsden. There is a towpath all the way which makes it a great flat walking route, suitable for buggies. You can walk short sections by using regular local buses to get you to the start and finish of your walk.
RippondenSpacious converted barn in peaceful countryside in Scammonden. Open-plan. Off-road parking. Private garden. Woodburner. Table tennis room. 2 double...Spacious converted barn in peaceful countryside in Scammonden. Open-plan. Off-road parking. Private garden. Woodburner. Table tennis room. 2 double ensuite rooms, sleeps 4+infant. Ripponden 3 miles, Sowerby Bridge 5 miles. Sorry no pets.
RippondenTop Barn is a detached barn-conversion resting in the village of Rishworth, near Ripponden in West Yorkshire. It houses four king-size beds with en...Top Barn is a detached barn-conversion resting in the village of Rishworth, near Ripponden in West Yorkshire. It houses four king-size beds with en-suite shower rooms and two king-size beds with en-suite bathroom. On the ground-floor you will find a kitchen/diner, a sitting room, a snug and a utility. Outside, there is ample off-road parking and a hot tub. Top Barn is a wonderful base for exploring with your loved ones on foot in the picturesauq hills, or on bike for those who are more active. Ripponden is a small village resting within the rural Pennine landscape, three miles from Sowerby Bridge, in the Ryburn Valley. Within the village you will find a small high street with shops, cafes, an award-winning restaurant, takeaways, several excellent pubs serving food and real ale. Close by you will find Rishworth Moor, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where you will find rare animal and a series of ancient round barrow burial sites.
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.
The Countryside Code has been updated, to take into account the new circumstances we face as a result of the COV...
The Countryside Code has been updated, to take into account the new circumstances we face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please follow the code so we can all enjoy Calderdale's magnificent countryside responsibly.
Here's a summary of the Code's key points.
Respect other people:
- consider the local community and other people enjoying the outdoors
- leave gates and property as you find them and follow paths unless wider access is available
Protect the natural environment:
- leave no trace of your visit and take your litter home
- keep dogs under effective control
Enjoy the outdoors:
- plan ahead and be prepared
- follow advice and local signs
Please follow the hyperlink below for the full version of the guide.
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.
A superb way to go walking in Calderdale - The Calderdale Way is a 50 mile (80 km) walk exploring the...
A superb way to go walking in Calderdale - The Calderdale Way is a 50 mile (80 km) walk exploring the hills, moors and valleys of Calderdale that recently celebrated its 40th anniversary.
It is an ‘up and down’ journey with few level sections. However, the higher levels provide some exceptionally fine panoramic views. The main and link routes to the valley bottom are designed so that they can be completed in short stages.
The Calderdale Way encircles Halifax, Hebden Bridge and Todmorden, following old packhorse ways across the open gritstone hillsides with sections of traditional stone causeway, passing through hillside villages and old mill towns on the banks of the River Calder.
There are numerous link paths which connect the Calderdale Way to the valley floor. There are medieval settlements at Lumbutts and Mankinholes, and Withens Gate, where the Pennine Way crosses. A short diversion along the Pennine Way takes in the popular walk to the 100ft monument, Stoodley Pike.
The full length of the route is 51.39 miles, with a total climb of approx 2,600 metres (over 9,000 feet) at a climb rate of 43 metres per mile. This makes a flat equivalent distance of 57.49 miles.
For more information about walking in Calderdale please visit our Walking page.
Hot weather leads to an increased risk of moorland fires in Calderdale. Please take care when out and about in moorlands around Calderdale and West Yorkshire. You can find more advice here. The burning of moorland is not a victimless crime. If you see anything suspicious report it to crimestoppers 0800 555111. #moorlandfires @WestYorksPolice @West_Yorks_FRS
RippondenOver The Bridge is a detached, 18thC, Grade II Listed cottage situated in the heart of Ripponden's picturesque conservation village at the foot of ...Over The Bridge is a detached, 18thC, Grade II Listed cottage situated in the heart of Ripponden's picturesque conservation village at the foot of an ancient Packhorse bridge. The cottage overlooks the River Ryburn and has its own fishing rights. Nearby is the 'oldest pub' in Yorkshire and also St Bartholomews Church. The 50-mile waalking route The Calderdale Way passes right by us, and there are other excellent walks to be enjoyed from the village, as well as many cycle routes. After a day's activity why not sample some of the numerous pubs and restaurants in the area. We are a short driving distance from many key tourist attractions including Hebden Bridge, The Bronte Country, (home place of the Bronte Sisters), Last of the Summer Wine Country, Esholt (the birthplace of Emmerdale Farm) and, for those of you who enjoy shopping and exciting nightlife, Leeds and Manchester are only a 20 minute drive away. Why not make a special occasion of your stay with us and order wine, champagne, chocolates or flowers to be provided in your room upon arrival or even reserve a table for a bar meal in the 'oldest pub' in Yorkshire 'The Bridge Inn' dating back to the 1300's. These, or other ideas, can be arranged during the time of booking. Our aim is simply to do what we are able to do to make your stay with us as pleasant and enjoyable as possible.
The Pennine Bridleway runs for 205 miles (330km) from Derbyshire to Cumbria. The Bridleway runs roughly paralle...
The Pennine Bridleway runs for 205 miles (330km) from Derbyshire to Cumbria. The Bridleway runs roughly parallel with the Pennine Way, but offers access for Horse Riders, Cyclists and Walkers.
The Mary Towneley Loop is a 47 mile section of the Pennine Bridleway with a variety of tracks, looping past Blackshaw Head, Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge Todmorden, Walsden where you will encounter open moorland and hidden reservoirs, ancient packhorse tracks sweeping into valleys with gritstone walls, mill chimneys and canals offering a both a glimpse of past histories.
For more information about walking in Calderdale, please visit our Walking page.