Located in the heart of the beautiful Holme Valley, Holmfirth is a small town that sits just north of the Peak District in West Yorkshire. The town is better known as the location for the popular BBC TV series Last of the Summer Wine, with thousands of fans making the journey every year to visit such locations as Sid’s Café and Nora Batty’s Steps.
Whilst Last of the Summer Wine is a major visitor attraction, it certainly isn’t the only reason people visit Holmfirth year in and year out. With it’s breathtaking scenery across the Holme Valley, Holmfirth is also popular with walkers and wildlife enthusiasts alike, and if that isn’t enough there are some wonderful attractions to be seen in the town itself.
With the CragRats Theatre and Café Bar located on Dunford Road, and the popular Picturedrome Cinema showcasing all manner of live acts and contemporary films, there’s always something to see and do in the evenings. During the day Sid’s Café provide an unmissable Summer Wine Exhibition and TV location tour that’ll see you visit some of the other popular locations used in the series, such as the White Horse Pub.
Holmfirth is also home to a wide range of eating places, including restaurants, wine bars, pubs take-aways that cater for a wide variety of tastes. The most popular amongst visitors being Hervey’s Wine Bar in Norridge Bottom, The Carniceria in Victoria Square, and the Old Bridge Hotel beside the river.
Holmfirth is one of the most popular and much loved destinations for short breaks in West Yorkshire, with visitors flocking to the sleepy town all year round.