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Hebden BridgeA carefully-restored retreat with original features with views of rolling hills and the Hardcastle Crags valley. A few years ago this Grade II l...A carefully-restored retreat with original features with views of rolling hills and the Hardcastle Crags valley. A few years ago this Grade II listed barn was nothing but a romantic ruin. Now, after a careful restoration, it’s been converted into a two-bedroom rural retreat that oozes rustic charm. Inside you’ll find intriguing original features from its agricultural past. Timber cow stalls form the kitchen area and original high stone walls are met by the timber frame ceiling. There’s a cosy sitting room complete with wooden floors and a log-burner and a spacious galleried bedroom upstairs. Upon arriving at Widdop Gate Barn you’ll be greeted with sweeping views of rolling hills and the wooded valley of Hardcastle Crags. From here 15 miles of footpaths unfold through unspoilt woodland, where waterfalls tumble into rocky steams. The market town of Hebden Bridge is only two miles away and the city of Halifax is 10 miles to the east. You’re also about an hours’ drive from the Yorkshire Dales which is to the north. We have an Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Point: 1 x 7kW 32A Type 2 Mennekes, ZeroNet
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.
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.
RippondenSwiftgate B&B is a light, en-suite south facing ground floor room with patio doors to the garden. The Victorian end-of terrace-house is nestled by ...Swiftgate B&B is a light, en-suite south facing ground floor room with patio doors to the garden. The Victorian end-of terrace-house is nestled by woods, fields and moors near Ryburn reservoir and sits just three miles from the Pennine Way at Blackstone Edge. With it's own separate, private entrance and car parking space you're free to come and go as you please whilst enjoying the peaceful, rural views. There are miles of moorland walks to be enjoyed straight from the walker-friendly house. A complimentary collection and drop off service for walkers following the the Pennine Way is also available. Free parking available at the premises. Breakfast provided.
HalifaxImagine a market day in Halifax. Two thieves are being led from the gaol and in turn, forced to lie with their heads between two upright posts. Abo...Imagine a market day in Halifax. Two thieves are being led from the gaol and in turn, forced to lie with their heads between two upright posts. Above, a fearsome blade is glinting in the sunlight. A horse, yoked to a rope, wrenches out the security pin and the blade slices down..! The date was 30th April 1650 and Halifax Gibbet had claimed its last victim. The Halifax gibbet was an early guillotine. The Lord of the Manor possessed the authority to execute summarily by decapitation any thief who was caught with stolen goods to the value of 13½d or more, or who confessed to having stolen goods of at least that value. Decapitation was a fairly common method of execution in England, but Halifax was unusual in that it employed a guillotine-like machine that appears to have been unique in the country, and it continued to decapitate petty criminals until the mid-17th century. A 15 foot high replica of the Gibbet has been constructed on the original site at the bottom of Gibbet Street. To find the Gibbet; from Halifax town centre, take Pellon Lane, turning left onto Bedford Street North. The Gibbet is at the end of the street, to your left, on the junction with Gibbet Street. The Gibbet’s original blade has been preserved and is on display at Bankfield Museum, Halifax.
HalifaxSelling new and used vinyl records amongst iconic artwork, influenced by seminal bands, their gigs and albums. Loafers is a haven for music lovers....Selling new and used vinyl records amongst iconic artwork, influenced by seminal bands, their gigs and albums. Loafers is a haven for music lovers. Owner Mark Richardson, a long-time lover of vinyl records, offers a wide range of genres to browse, with a selection of the more obscure sounds that can be found in the record rack titled ‘otherness.’ Mark also serves locally roasted and hand brewed Darkwoods Coffee, tea and soft drinks..
Hebden BridgeThe Birchcliffe Centre is owned by the charity Pennine Heritage, created as a result of efforts to save the magnificent Birchcliffe Baptist Chapel,...The Birchcliffe Centre is owned by the charity Pennine Heritage, created as a result of efforts to save the magnificent Birchcliffe Baptist Chapel, which now houses the Centre. The Birchcliffe Centre is now an expansive conference, exhibition and events venue. home to the Pennine Horizons Digital Archive, the Hebden Bridge Local History Society, the After Alice Project, and a number of valued tenants. The auditorium, mezzanine and yoga studio are all available for hire. All monies received go towards furthering the charitable aims of Pennine Heritage.
HalifaxStay at one of West Yorkshire’s top hotels. Holdsworth House is a 17th Century Jacobean manor house located three miles North of Halifax, with an a...Stay at one of West Yorkshire’s top hotels. Holdsworth House is a 17th Century Jacobean manor house located three miles North of Halifax, with an award-winning restaurant overlooking the garden and 39 bedrooms housed in the award-wining extension adjoining the house. The Restaurant's three adjoining, beautifully furnished rooms (The Stone Room, The Panelled Room and the Mullioned Room) overlook the gardens. Each offers a unique atmosphere, a lovely original fireplace and stone mullioned windows to the outside world. Our motto is fresh and local. We buy produce from Yorkshire suppliers and prepare all meals fresh. We want our food to speak for itself; great flavours, fresh ingredients all made with passion. Anne Lister Discovery Break: • Welcome drink and cream tea on arrival day at Holdsworth House • Overnight stay for two people sharing a room • Entrance tickets to Shibden Hall for two adults • £30 per person towards dinner in the Holdsworth House restaurant • Full Yorkshire breakfast with locally sourced produce • Late check out to 12 noon • Free WIFI and FREE car parking at the hotel • Rooms from £159 per night in a Snug Double, upgrades to House Rooms or Suites may be available Children are welcome at Holdsworth House. We have a special children’s menu available and a selection of rooms that can accommodate one extra bed or a cot/crib. There are also a number of interconnecting rooms for families with older children. We also have a ground floor accessible room. Holdsworth House has seen its share of celebrity guests over the last 50 years whilst in the caring hands of the Pearson family. Now the Jacobean manor is also becoming well known for its role as a TV set. In recent times the team has welcomed film crews from all over the UK, including the BAFTA-winning crew from Last Tango in Halifax, screened on the BBC. Holdsworth House was lucky to be featured in the final three episodes of series two, when Caroline and Kate escaped for a romantic break at ‘a luxury hotel’. The manor was also the setting for Celia’s hen party and for the series finale wedding of Alan and Celia. We are located less than a hundred metres from the route of The Calderdale Way, a 50 mile walking route which circles the borough.
Hebden BridgeVictorian house conveniently located on the edge of the market town of Hebden Bridge. This bed and breakfast is run from our family home, a very pr...Victorian house conveniently located on the edge of the market town of Hebden Bridge. This bed and breakfast is run from our family home, a very private accommodation with its own entrance via a garden. We offer an extensive breakfast menu and facilities for walkers and cyclists. Parking is available outside the house. Prospect End is conveniently located for public transport and transfers from Hebden Bridge Railway Station are available. Walkers/cyclists welcome - close to Pennine/Calderdale Ways, Stanza Way, Rochdale Canal, Mary Townley Loop & Pennine Cycle Route. Cycle storage, outside tap, drying facilities, packed lunches.
BrighouseQuality designer accommodation at realistic prices can be found at the Waterfront Hotel and Venue, situated on the banks of the Calder and Hebble N...Quality designer accommodation at realistic prices can be found at the Waterfront Hotel and Venue, situated on the banks of the Calder and Hebble Navigation waterway in Brighouse, on The Calderdale Way walking route. Our location, within easy reach of Leeds, Manchester, Elland, Halifax, Huddersfield and Bradford, makes it the ideal choice, whether your stay is for business or pleasure. Visit our award winning Italian restaurant; Prego and choose from a wide range of menus. You will find delicious Italian Continental food and a warm welcoming atmosphere, whatever the occasion. For guests with specific needs and requirements we offer accessible rooms. We have a standard single and twin room specifically designed for wheelchair users or those with mobility difficulties. Plus additional services such as large font menus, Deafgard alarm, porter service etc. available on request.
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.
Hebden BridgeOld Town Hall Cottage is a comfortably appointed early 17th Century cottage in the historic hamlet of Old Town which was mentioned in the Doomsday ...Old Town Hall Cottage is a comfortably appointed early 17th Century cottage in the historic hamlet of Old Town which was mentioned in the Doomsday Book. The cottage is only one mile from the tourist township of Hebden Bridge. The cottage was built around 1610 and was originally part of Old Town Hall - the principal dwelling house in Old Town. The cottage has been recently renovated by the current owners, which has revealed many original features such as the original stone fireplace, mullion windows and lovely oak beams. The accommodation comprises: Entrance porch with original stonework, leading into: Lounge of generous proportions (16ft square), which is comfortably furnished and includes TV, DVD player, music system, including tape, CD and radio. A selection of books, CD's and DVD's are available within the cottage for guest use. The original stone fireplace now houses a wood burning stove (gas fuelled). There are also exposed stone mullion windows and original oak beams. The lounge is fully carpeted, has fully co-ordinated soft furnishings and is tastefully decorated. Dining kitchen - fully fitted with electric cooker, microwave, fridge freezer and washing machine. Ample cupboard and storage space, dining table and chairs with terracotta tiled floor. Feature open staircase leading from the lounge to a small landing area. Bathroom with three piece suite, shower over the bath, large airing cupboard, tiled floor, pleasant and secluded outlook over the surrounding countryside. Double bedroom - with double divan bed, dressing table and mirror ample fitted wardrobes and drawer space. Hairdryer also provided. Tastefully decorated with co-ordinated bedding and soft furnishings. Mullion window with countryside views, exposed stonework and original oak beam. Bedroom 2 - with adult bunk beds and chest of drawers. All services, linen and towels are included in the hire charge. Fresh fruit, flowers and a welcome pack provided (tea, coffee, sugar, milk, bread, butter, fruit juice and locally produced biscuits). High chair and travel cot available on request. Private parking for two cars alongside the cottage garden and small patio area with garden furniture and BBQ. The village of Old Town has two public houses selling traditional beers and providing home cooked pub food; both are within 0.5 miles of the cottage. Set in spectacular scenery, the cottage is an excellent base for walking, cycling and is only a 15 minute drive away from historic Haworth, the home of the Brontes, and the Keighley and Worth Valley Steam Railway.
HalifaxBelle Vue (Beautiful View) Barn is a barn conversion, dating back to the 1800s which has been restored into a cosy holiday home, with lots of chara...Belle Vue (Beautiful View) Barn is a barn conversion, dating back to the 1800s which has been restored into a cosy holiday home, with lots of character retaining the original dry stone walls and beams. Want to go walking, cycling, mountain biking or horse riding in the area? You've come to the right place! We have lots of routes for all ages and abilities, from a quiet stroll along the canal towpath, to a bike ride that will test your endurance and provide a few white knuckle moments. The Pennines are wild and wonderful, a land of steep-sided valleys, heather-covered moorland, canals, reservoirs and packhorse trails. The people who live here describe it as 'spectacular', 'inspiring', 'breathtaking' and 'dramatic.' It's a place where you'll find intense local pride - people who are passionate about the area and want to share what they know. Cyclists and mountain bikers are spoiled for choice too: two national cycle routes come our way, whilst there's ample opportunity for off-road adventure on the Pennine moorland bridleways. Belle Vue Barn offers a fantastic opportunity to bring your own horse and enjoy some of the routes once trodden by packhorse trains, carrying cloth across the Pennine moors. The first long-distance trail designed for riders, the Pennine Bridleway National Trail is becoming one of the most well-known horse riding trails in the UK. Threading through the Pennine hills, it combines historic packhorse routes with specially created paths. The Pennine Bridleway and the Mary Townley Loop give the opportunity for long distance rides for the fitter horse and rider. We have three E.V. (Electric Vehicle) charge points installed at Belle Vue Barn; two Tesla vehicle charge points and one Universal. They are all 7KW points and classed as 'fast' charge points by Tesla. The chargers will charge all EVs, type 1 and type 2 and useage is free to customers renting Belle Vue Barn.
Hebden BridgeTwenty Seven Steps is a delightful two bedroomed, south-facing house, situated in the very heart of Hebden Bridge. We are in the middle of a cha...Twenty Seven Steps is a delightful two bedroomed, south-facing house, situated in the very heart of Hebden Bridge. We are in the middle of a charming cul-de-sac which is literally twenty seven steps away from the hubbub of Hebden’s lively cosmopolitan atmosphere. Enjoying a slightly elevated and secluded position so it’s very peaceful too, it’s the best of both worlds. Our recently fully refurbished underdwelling (or upstairs/downstairs house) has a small patio to the front, enabling you to enjoy the stunning panoramic views of both the town and The Calder Valley. Perfect for a glass of wine at the end of an eventful day. We can offer you private on-street parking.
TodmordenThe Loft Apartment is located on Water Street in centre of the market town of Todmorden, with views over the River Calder. The apartment has t...The Loft 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.
Shibden Hall is open until 24th December 2019. Monday to Thursday 10am - 5pm and Saturday & Sunday 11am - 5pm....
Shibden Hall is open until 24th December 2019. Monday to Thursday 10am - 5pm and Saturday & Sunday 11am - 5pm. Shibden Hall will close for winter from 24th December 2019 until 2nd March 2020. It's currently expected that the Hall will be closed for filming for a number of weeks during June/July and September/November 2020.If you're planning ahead for your visit then it's currently recommended to aim for March to May or August when the Hall is expected to be open.
Welcome to the valley of the sheep - schep dene - the home of the Lister family for over 300 years. Shibden Hall was the home of the noted 19th century diarist Anne Lister (1791 - 1840). The Hall, dating originally from circa 1420, is a distinctive half-timbered building furnished in the styles of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, adapted and extended throughout the centuries by the families who lived here.
Anne Lister is the focus of the new BBC drama series 'Gentleman Jack' written and directed by Sally Wainwright for Lookout Point Productions. The series will explore Anne's life and those who lived in the Hall and Estate. The series is currently being filmed will be aired on BBC and HBO in 2019. Suranne Jones plays the role of Anne Lister and Shibden Hall is being used as a filming location.
Shibden Hall is set in a 32 hectares of informal park and woodland, which have won the Green Heritage Award. Explore the beautifully restored historic grounds which offer cascades, pools, tunnels, terraced and fruit gardens and "Paisley Shawl" inspired Victorian bedding designs by Joshua Major.
Enjoy the boating lake, ride on the miniature railway, play on the pitch and putt course or the new children's play area -suitable for all abilities. The grounds also offer footpaths, an orienteering course and a permanent dry stone walling exhibition - a fine example of this fascinating craft.
Hidden within the depths of Shibden Park is a small wooded area known as Cunnery Wood. This Local Nature Reserve is on the footprint of Anne Lister's kitchen garden, fish pond, top up of the cascade and rabbit warren (hence the name Cunnery from Coney-rabbit). The area is rich in wildlife from stunning displays of bluebells under English oak, elm and birch to a multitude of songs from birds, healthy butterfly and moth populations and numerous small mammals throughout.
The Shibden Mereside Cafe and visitor centre is the perfect place to relax on your visit, with displays and information about the history of Shibden Estate, its habitat, landscape and environment. Function rooms are also available for you to hold your conferences, meetings and events in style. Shibden Estate also hosts live entertainment, music, walks, guided tours, storytelling and craft events in the park.
Craft fairs, exhibitions, workshops and working demonstrations take place regularly throughout the year.
Click here to Watch a short video, 'Shibden: 500 Years of History.'and click here to watch a second short video about 'The Anne Lister Story', with Helena Whitbread (you can see the video in full at Shibden hall).
There are frequent buses every 15 minutes or better from Monday to Saturday passing Shibden Hall, between Halifax and Bradford, Halifax and Todmorden/Burnley and Halifax and Brighouse. with other regular and less frequent services throughout the week. Up to date timetables are available from West Yorkshire METRO.
Make your trip to Shibden Hall into a stay to remember at the award-winning Four Star Holdsworth House Hotel and Restaurant.
Adult £8.00, Concession £5.00 (Children 5 - 16 years / Senior Citizens /Passport to Leisure), Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children): £21.00.