Things to do & see

Welcome to our information page. Here you'll find all the up-to-date information you'll need to help make your stay with us as enjoyable as possible including things to entertain children of all ages - and many things for the grown ups too! We'll also keep you up to date on the latest information regarding our fabulous and popular swimming pool as well as facilities for people with limited mobility, visual or hearing impairment.

Eating Out

Please see our Eating Out list

Kids on the farm

Beatties Deli and Coffee shop. Towngate, Holmfirth HD9 1HA
Light lunches & snacks

: 01484 689000

Bengal Spice, Victoria Parade, Dunford Rd, Holmfirth HD9 2DP.
Indian Restaurant-buffet nights Thursday & Sunday

Phone: 01484 683882 - 01484 685239

Bloc Cafe, 19a Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 2JR

: 01484 687228

The Butchers Arms, 38 Town Gate, Hepworth, Holmfirth HD9 1TE
Homemade pub favorites and Sunday Lunch

: 01484 680553

Boshaw Trout, Penistone Road Hade Edge
Pub food

: 07818703662

Blue Tiger, 1 Bradshaw Rd, Honley HD9 6EE.
Indian situated within Foresters Pub

: 01484 667000

Finlay’s 38 Woodhead Road, Holmfirth HD9 2PR.

Fish and Seafood Restaurant

Phone: 01484 943133

Compo’s .Greenfield Rd, Holmfirth
Family Restaurant and Takeaway

: 01484 686040

Corner House Café, 4 Station Road, Holmfirth
Regular café open early for breakfast and used by locals.

Phone: 01484 686154

Devour at the Dyehouse, Woodlands Mill, Luke Lane, Thongsbridge, Holmfirth HD9 7TB
Italian delicatessen & eatery

: 01484 684793

Dog & Partridge Inn, Boardhill Flouch, Sheffield, S36 4HH, South Yorkshire
Traditional Country escape

: 01226 763173

Elephant and Castle, Hollowgate, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 2DG
Homemade pub favorites and Sunday Lunch

: 01484 683178

Foxhouse Inn, Penistone Rd; Hade Edge
Carvery meals, specials, pub grub

: 01226 762536

Gallery Cafe, 1-2 Lupton Square, Honley, Holmfirth HD9 6AD
English cafe, sandwiches

Phone: 01484 666144

Harvey's Bar/Kitchen, 6 Market Street, Holmfirth HD9 1AH
Light bites to 3 course meal. Uses local suppliers

Phone: 01484 681983

Hollowgate Fisheries, 1 Hollowgate, Holmfirth
Fish & Chips
, Take-away & Eat-in (2000hrs)

Phone: 01484 686842

Holmfirth Vineyard, Woodhouse Farm Cartworth Moor HD9 2QR
Beautiful views, brunch, lunches, wine tastings and tours

: 01484 691861

Huntsman Inn, Greenfield Rd; Holmfirth
Bar Meals & Restaurant. Great views and special meal deals each month

: 01484 850205

Jacob's Well, 16 Wood head Road, Holmfirth HD9 6PU.
"For a quaint pub it should have an restaurant status as the attention to detail on presentation, taste and menu is out of this world"- pub style food.

: 01484 660313

Scholes Chippy, 18 Paris, Scholes. Holmfirth. HD9 1UA

Traditional fish and chip shop

Open Monday to Friday

Phone 07974478960

Lou & Joe's Burger Co, 11 Westgate, Honley, Huddersfield, Holmfirth HD9 6AA

Fine cuisine, small dining area

: 01484 508996

Punch Bar and Tapas, Honley HD9 6AA
Fine cuisine, small dining area

: 01484 662066

Oil Can Cafe, Washpit Mills, Green Lane, Holmfirth, HD9 2RD
Vintage shops, classic car museum, tearoom- brunch, lunch afternoon tea

: 01484 680300

Old Bridge Hotel, Norridge Bottom, Holmfirth HD9 7DA
Bar Meals & Restaurant. Centre of town.

: 01484 681212

Olive Tree, Down Shutts lane, Totties Holmfirth HD9 1AU.
Cafe within a Garden Centre

: 01484 680227

Oscar's Cafe & Wine Bar, Rotcher House, 1 Rotcher Rd, Holmfirth, HD9 2DL
Cafe and Wine Bar

: 01484 767972

Penny Lane Pantry and cafe. 14c Daisy Lane, Holmfirth HD9 1HS
Tea rooms, lunches, craft shop beneath.

Phone: 01484 688151

Poppa Piccolino’s, 23a Victoria St; Holmfirth HD9 7DF
Italian & Modern Menu

: 01484 688121

Pure North Cider Press Cafe, Deanhouse, Netherthong HD9 3TD.

Serving homemade and locally sourced hot meals and snacks made using own ciders, along with sandwiches and salads.

: 07720 398706

Raj of India, 5-7 Huddersfield Rd, Holmfirth HD9 2JR
Indian restaurant and take away

: 01484 687900

Red Lion Inn, Jackson Bridge, Hepworth, Holmfirth, HD9 7HB
Real ales and pub food

: 01484 680840

Riverside Cafe
Classic cafe food; English breakfasts and much more

Phone: 07702 621878

Rock Inn, New Mill Rd; Brockholes HD9 7AE
Bar Meals, ‘gastro food’

: 01484 662572

Savaro, 7 - 13 Church St; Honley HD9 6AH

Experience the authentic taste of the Levant coupled with exquisite wines of the Beqa'a Valley in Lebanon

: 01484 301670

Shimla Indian Cuisine, 57/59 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3JH
Indian Cuisine

: 01484 680742

Sid’s Café, 4 Towngate, Holmfirth HD9 1HA
Tearoom and café where Last of Summer Wine scenes took place

: 07706 823855

Sovereign Inn, Penistone Rd; Shepley HD8 8BE
Bar meals in Restaurant.

: 01484 601901

Spice Fusion, Sheffield Road, New Mill, Holmfirth, HD9 7JT.
Asian Fusion

: 01484 688661

The Bistro In The Barn, Hazlehead Hall, Lee Ln, Millhouse Green, Sheffield, S36 9NN
Fully Licensed Cafe Bistro

: 01226 765700

The Fleece Inn, Woodhead Rd, Holme, Holmfirth HD9 2QG
Pub meals

: 01484 683449

The Krafty Kettle, 11A Westgate, Honley, Holmfirth HD9 6AA
Craft beer and Gin bar

: 01484 662066

The Nook,, Victoria Square, Holmfirth HD9 2DN

Bar snacks, Light bites and burgers

: 01484 682373

The Pickled Pheasant, Holmbridge, Woodhead Road, Holmfirth, HD9 2NQ
Bar Brasserie and Brewery

: 01484 687652

The Tap House, 3 Victoria St; Holmfirth.
Modern menu and Tapas

: 01484 682373

The Three Acres, Roydhouse, Shelley HD8 8LR
Fine dining, good furnishings, deli shop.

: 01484 602606

The Travellers Rest, 88 New Mill Rd, Brockholes, HD9 7AZ

Very popular locally for good food at affordable prices


Phone: 01484 661605

The Whippet And Pickle, 14c Towngate, Holmfirth, HD9 1HA
Cafe, Restaurant, Cinema

: 01484 688151 - 07725639740

The White Horse Inn, Scholes Road, Jackson Bridge, HD9 1LY
Newly refurbished and a cosy pub atmosphere

:01484 0683940

The Winking Stag,11 Huddersfield Rd, Holmfirth HD9 2JR
Serving a fine selection of cocktails and beverages, and a menu of freshly cooked Japanese food.

: 01484 768290 - 07854 135335

Westgate Fisheries, 37 Westgate, Holmfirth HD9 6HD
Classic fish and chip shop

Phone: 01484 661816

Wrinkled Stocking, 30 Huddersfield Rd; Holmfirth HD9 2JS
Tea shop & Hot Snacks. Summer Wine Exhibition

Phone: 01484 681408

Y's Bar & Snap, Norridge Bottom, Holmfirth, HD9 7BB
Traffic free setting. Outdoor heated seating area.

Phone: 01484 686925

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Morton Wood and Carr Woods: pleasant woodland walk with stream and footbridges.

Digley, Brownhill & Ramsden, Langsett & Dovestone Reservoirs, Cheesegate: Nab – above A616 Sheffield Rd; Hepworth: circular walks with well-made paths taking in moorland, fields and woodland.

Kirklees Way & Holme Valley Circular Walk.

Pennine Way: local access at Marsden or Holme Moss.


Hepworth Recreation Ground: football field and play area - turn right off Towngate just before Far Lane.

Sands Park: Holmfirth. Skate park, basketball, public swimming pool, safe play area across river, football pitches.

Holmfirth Pool & Fitness Centre - Kirklees Active Leisure, by Sands Park. Contact 01484 766365

GOLF: Meltham Golf Course. Tel: 01484 850227 for visitor bookings

FISHING: via Slaithwaite & District Angling Club. Contact 01484 656389 or Day tickets can be bought at Holme Valley Sports in Holmfirth for £4.00. Rod license also needed and can be purchased at The Post Office in Holmfirth.

CYCLING: on Trans Pennine Trail at Dunford Bridge & Longendale Trail, Tintwistle. Central Kirklees & Spen Valley and North Kirklees cycling maps are in the black box file in your cottage. Nearest Cycle Hire at Lex’s Cycles, Penistone 01226 763763 on trans pennine trail. Tour de Yorkshire,

Safari Sam’s: in Honley 01484 667383, 9.30 – 6.00 everyday.
The Zone: in Huddersfield 01484 484134 10-7pm Mon-Fri, 9-5pm Sat & Sun

LASERZONE: Huddersfield 01484 307040. Open Mon – Fri 12 noon – 10.30pm. Weekends 10.00-10.30pm. Price £4.75 per game. Concessions £4.25

BOWLING: UK SUPERBOWL, Leeds Road, Huddersfield – 10 pin bowling alley. For opening times, prices, and to book, tel: 01484 431431

HUDDERSFIELD SPORTS CENTRE, Spring Grove St, Huddersfield HD1 4BP –indoor pool, climbing wall, fitness suite, squash courts, indoor bowling, café, crèche. Tel: 01484 766269. r


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Lowfold Equestrian Riding Centre; Lowfold Farm, Balk Lane, Lepton, Huddersfield. HD8 0EW. Tel: 01484 604472. Approx 6 miles.

Whitley Equitation Centre: Whitley Road, Dewsbury. WF12 0LY. Tel: 01924 496441. Approx 9 miles.

Westwyns Riding School, Manchester Road, W Slaithwaite Rd, Huddersfield HD7 6LP. Tel: 07484 687793.


Holmfirth Vineyard & the Tasting Lounge. Vineyard tour and wine tasting every day at 10.30am and 3pm - £7.50 per person. Tasting lounge with amazing views over valley open for food from 10am - 6pm, except Tuesdays. Tel 01484 691861 Woodhouse farm HD9 2QR

Summer Wine Exhibition: The exhibition incorporates Compo’s house, as seen in the TV series, which is part of the Wrinkled Stocking tearoom and Gift Shop.

Pugneys Water Park: Wakefield WF2 7EQ Tel: 01924 302360 open 10-8pm in summer – Windsurfing, pedaloes, kayaks, Canadian canoe Hire.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park: West Bretton, WakefieldWorld famous parkland set in rolling countryside with indoor & outdoor galleries, exhibitions and restaurant. – Tel: 01924 832631

Cannon Hall Country Park, Open Farm & Museum: Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT – Walks by river and through grounds, children’s’ farm and large adventure playground, farm shop, gift shop and tearoom, grassed areas for ball games. Tel: 01226 790427

Kirklees Light Railway: Park Mill Way, Denby Dale HD8 9XJ– Train rides on hand-built steam trains along 3-4 miles of track through South Pennine foothills. Thomas The Tank weekends on selected weekends. Opportunity to alight from train and use train-themed play areas, sandpit and picnic areas. Café and shop, free parking and miniature railway rides too. Open weekends and midweek during school holidays and high season. £7.00 adult, £5.00 child return trip. Tel: 01484 865727

Huddersfield Canal & Standedge Visitor Centre: Marsden HD7 6NQ tel: 01484844298 – a historic trail taking in the Huddersfield narrow canal, the River Colne and the village of Marsden (used as a location for TV & Film companies). Glass topped boat trip from Standedge Centre into Tunnel

Saddleworth Museum: in Uppermill, Oldham OL3 6HS tel: 01457 870336. Pretty village with canal & river walks and canal barge trips. Newbank garden centre along river towards Dobcross. Cafes and gift

Cliffe House:140 Lane Head Road, Shepley, Huddersfield, HD8 8DB Tel no. 01484 221000.Woodland Adventure is a fantastic, highly adventurous play area with ropes, swings, slides and a tree house allowing children and young people more challenging play. There is also an area for organic play (natural woodland), where children can experience play in the natural environment and build dens.The play area is open at all times for visiting schools, and open to the public freeof charge at specified times, usually every Saturday 10.30am to 3pm andweekdays 10.00am to 3pm during school holidays.Café opening times: Monday to Friday 10am–3pm (excluding bank holidays)


The Potters Den: 9 Norridge Bottom, Holmfirth HD9 7BB tel:07984996479. Paint your own plate/mug/bowl, plus many other items, and have it fired to be dishwasher proof. Ideal for children.P&P ranges from £1.50-£5.00. Café on site The-Potters-Den.

Ultimate Kids Play Centre at Full Life Church Tel: 01484 684545. The play centre offers great value and adventure; Mirror Maze, Large twin slide, Ball pool, Lego construction site, Triple slide, Trampolines and coffee shop. Miry lane, Thongsbridge, Holmfirth, HD9 7RW

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield HD1 2SP – 01484 430528

Penistone Picturedrome: Penistone – old fashioned picture house showing films and live entertainment tel: 01226 762004 or 01226 767532

Odeon Cinema: Huddersfield HD1 6PG – Tel: 0871 22 44 007

The Picturedrome: Holmfirth – Live music and film.

ICE Sheffield:Ice skating sessions welcome to all ages.

National Coal Mining Museum, Overton, Wakefield WF4 4RH – Open 10-5pm every day, free admission, pit ponies, restaurant, underground tours, nature trail, interactive exhibitions and displays, gift shop. Disabled access. Tel: 01924 848806.

The Carding Shed/Oil Can Café: The Carding Shed is found at Washpit Mills, Green Lane, in Holmfirth, HD9 2RD , a multi-venue attraction based around a vintage theme. It's a lovely place to visit for the car, coffee, and vintage enthusiast! Combining a Classic Car Display, Automobilia, Vintage Clothes Shop, Antiques Store, local handmade gifts.

Barnsley Metrodome: The metrodome is a sports and leisure facility. An award winning multifunctional venue offering a wide range of leisure activities. Home to Calypso cove water park, metrodome bowling and fitness flex metrodome. The venue has something for


Xscape, Colorado Way,Castleford WF10 4TA (just off M62 at J32)- indoor real snow slope, ice & rock climbing walls, aerial assault course, indoor skateboard park, 10 pin bowling, multiplex cinema, Laser Zone games area, soft play centre, bars and restaurants, next door to Designer Outlet Village. Booking of activities advised. Snow-0871 2225671, Climbing & Aerial Assault-01977 555124, Cinema-0871 2002000, Bowling- 01977 668111, Skating- 0871 2225671.

Chill Factore, Traffords Quay Leisure Village, Trafford Way, Manchester M41 7JAIndoor skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing on real 180m snow slope. 9am – midnightand 7.30 am – midnight Wed & Sunday. 0161 749 2222 or,

Ice Sheffield, Coleridge Rd, Sheffield S9 5DA (nr Meadowhall Shopping Centre) – indoor ice skating rink with café and restaurant. Family fun and general sessions. Tel: 0114 2233900

Barnsley Metrodome, Queens Rd, Barnsley S71 1AN – indoor pool and water fun park with slides, flumes, waves and diving pool. Tel: 01226 730098

Hollywood Bowling Complex, The Leisure Exchange, Vicar Lane, Bradford BD1 5LD– 10 Pin Bowling Hall next to multiplex cinema and restaurants. Tel: 01274 734222

Ladybower Reservoir, Hope Valley, Upper Derwent, Sheffield – traffic-free walking and cycling around reservoir at weekends. Minibus service and cycle hire centre. Café and shop. Tel: 01433 650953 & Cycle Hire 01433 651261

Fishing. Day fishing can be organized at Ladybower (lake and river) Bamford, Sheffield S30 2AB01433 651254 approx 45 mins away; at Scout Dyke near Penistone off A629 tel:07505477851 and at Littleborough Pennine Fisheries, Calderbrook Road, Littleborough, Rochdale OL11 9HL tel: 01706 378325

Yorkshire Wildlife Park, The UK's number one walkthrough wildlife adventure park.

HOLLY HAGG - Long Lane, off Stephen Hill/Back Lane, Crosspool, Sheffield, near S10 5PY, (not Clough Fields).Take our seven gorgeous alpacas for a walk through the stunning woodlands of Rivelin Valley and the country lanes around Holly Hagg Community Farm, Sheffield.Visit our beautiful farm garden on an Open Day or Sunday Family Hour. Go to our events page for more details. Meet our alpacas and feed them by hand. Explore our forest garden and go pond dipping in the lake.

Old Trafford, Manchester M16 0RA. The home of Manchester United, stadium tours, tickets etc. e-mail 01618688000

Flamingo Land, Theme park, zoo and conservation.


Diggerland, Whitwood, Castleford, WF10 5NW – an adventure park where children and adults can drive a variety of real diggers and enjoy “digger related” rides and attractions. Tel: 0871 2277007 or book online

The Deep, Aquarium – Tower St, Hull, HU1 4DP Tel: 01482 381000 the world’s only Submarium. Home to over 3,500 fish including sharks and giant rays. Open every day 10-6

Eureka The National Children’s Museum, Discovery Road, Halifax, HX1 2NE - a museum for children where they can touch, play, imagine, explore and create. Can easily spend 2-3 hours there. Café and shop too. Open 10-5 pm. every day. Tel: 01422 330069

Magna Science Adventure Centre, Sheffield Rd, Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1DX– interactive activities involving the elements of nature, large outdoor water play area, Hi-tek outdoor playground, restaurant, café, shop. Tel: 01709 720002

Castleton Caverns – Peak, Speedwell, Treak and Blue John, Castleton, Hope Valley, Peak District, Winnats Pass, Castleton, Derbyshire S33 8WA 01433 620512 – underground guided tours of the caverns on foot and by boat. Suitable for all abilities, except the very young and disabled. The village of Castleton has many tourist attractions and places to eat. Peak Park information Centre 01433 670679 -

National Media Museum for film, television & photography, Bradford City Centre BD1 1NQ – fascinating displays and hands-on exhibits in a modern building with Imax Cinema, shop, galleries and café. Free admission to museum but charges to watch films. Galleries open Tues – Sunday 1000 – 1800. Cinema open every day from 1000. Tel: 0844 8563797 for Box Office & general enquiries

Thackray Museum of Medicine, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7LN – a museum that tells the story of medicine with hands-on displays, quizzes, touch and feel exhibits, film clips etc. Open daily 10.00 – 5.00pm. Shop and café. Located 2 miles north east of city centre next to St James’s Hospital. Entry fee to museum. Tel: 0113 244 4343

Tropical World, Roundhay Park, Park Cotts, Leeds LS8 2ER – simulated indoor tropical island and rainforest within the grounds of the park. Experience white sandy beaches, swamps, rainforest, desert and the cool of a nocturnal house with bats, bush babies and monkeys. Gift shop and café. Tel: 0113 266 1850

Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1LA (2miles south of Bakewell on A6) – stately medieval home of Lord & Lady Manners. House, Gardens, Restaurant & Shop. Admission charges apply. For opening times ring: 01629 812855

Chatsworth House and Grounds, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1PP (follow brown signs from M1 j29) – House, Gardens, Maze Farmyard, Adventure Playground, Shops, Farm Shop and Restaurant. Many special events throughout the year. Open March – December. Admission charges apply. Tel: 01246 565300

Red House and Oakwell Hall, Oxford road, Gomersal, BD19 4JP _(M62 j 26 or27) –Houses dating back to 19th Century and associated with Bronte Sisters. Gardens, shop and displays at Red House. Oakwell Hall Tudor house set within a country park and offering café, shop, adventure playground, nature trails and special events in school holidays. Oakwell Hall, Tel: 01924 326240. Red House, Tel: 01274 335100

Doncaster Dome: The Dome is a leisure center full of many activities for any ages. The dome is one of the regions premier sports, leisure and entertainment destinations with over 50 activities taking place under one roof.

National Railway Museum, The National Railway Museum is a museum in York forming part of the British Science Museum Group of National Museums and telling the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society.for more information;

Tourist Information Offices in the area.

Holmfirth Library and Tourist Information 01484 223200Huddersfield -01484 223200Bradford – 01274 433678Leeds – 0113 242 5242Wakefield – 0845 601 8353 Halifax – 01422 368725Sheffield – 0114 221 1900

Shopping Destinations

Meadowhall Shopping Centre, Sheffield

The Trafford Centre, Manchester

White Rose Centre, Leeds

Further a field:
Many of our visitors have travelled beyond 60 minutes for day trips and have highly recommended places such as: Whitby and Robin Hood’s Bay on the East Coast, Pickering, Alnwick and the North York Moors (Harry Potter country) 2 hours. Chester and Chester Zoo and Alton Towers are both approx 90 minutes from Uppergate Farm, Hepworth.