Holmfirth is surrounded by the striking scenery of the south Pennines and the Peak District National Park and being close to the Pennine Cycleway, makes it the ideal spot for walking, cycling and touring.
Probably best known as the location of the BBC's Last of the Summer Wine, Holmfirth is situated in the picturesque Holme Valley, which cuts deep into the heather moorland of the Peak District and has with many fine walks using paths leading directly up from the town into the Pennine hills.
A charming town with many pubs, cafes and shops; visitors will discover secret alley ways, former weaver's cottages, art and craft galleries and some very familiar TV locations!
This area is well known for its artists and music, including the annual Holmfirth Folk Festival known as the Pennine Festival of Music and Dance which attracts many visitors every year. The Crag Rats Theatre and Caf� Bar is also well worth a visit, this intimate studio theatre hosts a wide range of theatrical and musical events as well as comedy nights.
A few miles north of Holmfirth is Honley, the second largest village in the valley with an attractive old centre close to the church. To the south is Holme, where scattered cottages and farms overlook picturesque countryside.