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Local Attractions

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Haworth 5 miles; Halifax 7 miles; Skipton 18 miles; Holmfirth 19 miles

The charming town of Hebden Bridge sits within the picturesque Calder Valley and has the magnificent Pennine hills and Pennine Way as its back drop. This wonderful charming little town provides an exciting mix of shops and eating establishments as well as an array of public houses and café’s. Having various attractions Hebden Bridge is home to the Rochdale Canal, historic picture house, and victorian railway station. It is also the location for “Happy Valley” the award winning BBC drama.

We are also proud to announce that Hebden Bridge is the winner of the “Best Small Market Town” in the Great British High Street Awards 2016 and we have also won the “People’s Choice Award 2016”

GBHS - BEST SMALL MARKET TOWN

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This region is excellent for walkers and supported by the Ramblers Association has been celebrated as the first “Walkers Welcome” town in the UK, making Hebden Bridge a haven for those who enjoy the outdoor lifestyle. The National Trust’s Hardcastle Crags is just around the corner, with its lovely walks by Hebden Water, through Hardcastle Crags woodland and paths up to Gibson Mill one of the first mills of the Industrial Revolution, built around 1800 with its water wheel and workers cottages,  it really gives you an insight into the bygone era.

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For those of you who like to venture further afield, there are many alternative’s. The 2nd stage of the 2014 Tour de France and the 2015 Tour de Yorkshire both come directly through Hebden Bridge and can be accessed right from the doorstep. Just a short scenic drive away is the town of Haworth, home of the Haworth Parsonage Museum built in 1778-9. This was the home of Patrick Bronte, his wife Maria and their six children, the famous Bronte family. This area is a must for steam enthusiasts with the Worth Valley Railway at Oxenhope the location for the 1970’s British drama based upon E Nesbit’s classic book “The Railway Children”.

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In the opposite direction you will find the town of Halifax, famous for being the center of the woolen trade and manufacture dating back to the 15th century. Home to the uniquely designed Piece Hall, the highly acclaimed Eureka Museum and Dean Clough it is situated just seven miles away. Other Yorkshire towns such as Skipton “The Gateway to the Dales” and Holmfirth the town which was the home of the “Last of the Summer Wine”  and stunning Bolton Abbey are all easy and scenic car rides away.