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Things To Do In Holmfirth

Explore the vibrant local culture and rich industrial heritage of Holmfirth!

There’s so much to explore in Holmfirth, as its rich history stretches back centuries, it’s packed full of pristine walking trails and it was an important location for the development of the film industry.

The Last of the Summer Wine tour is one of Holmfirth’s most popular attractions amongst fans of the show, but there are countless other experiences to enjoy, like the Holmfirth Folk Festival! Take a closer look at what’s on offer below..


Walks In Holmfirth

Looking for the best walks in Holmfirth? Whether you’re getting ready to hike, cycle, trail run, or explore other outdoor pursuits, there is a route for everyone.

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Last of the Summer Wine tour

Last of the Summer Wine tour

The tour is a 10 mile journey round the film locations used in the filming of the World record breaking BBC comedy

“The Last Of The Summer Wine” it incorporates some of the most beautiful scenery found in the foothills of the Yorkshire Pennines.

As well as getting an insight into the filming, there is a full running commentary on the history of the local area. Starting from outside the famous “Sids Cafe” in the centre of Holmfirth, the tour departs hourly and lasts for 45 minutes.

Holmfirth Food & Drink Festival

The two-day festival attracts over 40,000 people to the picturesque town of Holmfirth and this year promises to be another jam-packed weekend. Expect streets lined with tasty, quality produce, talented local musicians, entertainment for all the family, and one huge feast for your eyes…and stomachs of course!

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Holmfirth Folk Festival

There has been a folk festival in Holmfirth for more than 40 years. A community based festival involving schools, local talent, most businesses in the town and, of course, a small army of volunteers.

Holmfirth Beer Festival

The Nook Brewhouse hold an annual summer beer festival in the heart of Holmfirth. There is always live music,  guest beers from some fantastic local breweries and of course a full selection of their very own Nook Ales.

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Live Music

With its’ relatively small size, The Picturedrome is the ideal place to enjoy live musical entertainment due to the close proximity to the artists. With a venue capacity of around 650, you can see why music-lovers flock here.

The Picturedrome is full of history, and it shows. It has a built in stage, a sizeable dance floor and a state-of-the-art sound system. The stage is well lit with spot lights creating a perfect atmosphere.

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