Holdsworth House Hotel

in Halifax

Address: Holdsworth, Halifax, HX2 9TG, United Kingdom

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Holdsworth House Hotel a Hotel to stay in for a visit to Halifax and the surrounding region of Yorkshire.

NEW: this hotel was used in the filming of hit BBC series, Happy Valley, which aired in January 2023.

Property Description

A beautiful, listed Jacobean manor Holdsworth House Hotel offers 32 luxury rooms and an award-winning restaurant. Used as the film set for the BBC’s Last Tango in Halifax the historic house is surrounded by lovely mature gardens and hidden terraces, it has free private parking on site and guests get a free welcome drink on arrival.

Fresh, locally sourced ingredients are used in the award-winning restaurant. Guests can enjoy the extensive bar or a la carte menu in the restaurant which offers modern, home-cooked choice. The restaurant rooms feature mullioned windows, oak paneling and original fireplaces.

Rooms are individually decorated and include a TV, tea and coffee making facilities and a seating area. There is also an private bathroom with free toiletries, a hairdryer and bathrobes. Free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout.

Halifax’s lively town center is just 5 minutes’ drive away and Leeds city center is a 25-minute drive from Holdsworth. The Peak District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park can both be reached after 35 minutes’ drive.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Holdsworth House Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 1 Aug 2005

Property Highlights

  • Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)
  • Want a great night’s sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.
  • Breakfast Info
  • Full English/Irish
  • Free private parking available at the hotel

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Owner’s Description

This grand Jacobean Manor was built in 1633 and is a four star, independently owned hotel, packed full of character and history.

Attractive and Historic

Holdsworth House stands in three acres of attractive grounds and offers beautiful architecture, stone mullioned windows, pretty courtyards and well-kept gardens. Located three miles north of Halifax and close to scenic Bronte Country, Holdsworth House is popular with film companies and photographers, as well as those seeking a relaxing short break.

Packed Full of Features

In this historic house you’ll find open fires, cosy lounges, fine antiques and tapestries that together create a sense of history, calm and comfort. There are 36 charming en suite bedrooms, all are individually furnished and some are dog friendly.

Traditional Restaurant

Dinner is served by candlelight in the exquisite 17th Century, oak panelled restaurant with its open fireplaces and stone-mullioned windows. Choose from fabulous local favourites or opt for something extra special – perfect for fine dining connoisseurs.  The Long Bar has a wide selection of wines, local ales, whiskeys, cocktails and soft drinks and offers a cosy atmosphere at the end of the day.

Camera Friendly

The manor house has always been the premier choice in the area for famous guests since the ‘60s, and remains so today. More recently, the manor has been popular for TV filming including Jamie Oliver and the BBC; the hotel also featured in the BAFTA-winning TV show Last Tango in Halifax.

Yorkshire’s Best Scenery and Attractions Nearby

Within a short drive you’ll discover a host of Yorkshire’s top attractions as well as some stunning countryside. Explore nearby Shibden Hall, The Bronte Parsonage MuseumEureka! National Children’s Museum, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, and the Keighley and Worth Valley Steam Railway for days out full of culture, the arts and heritage.

All overnight guests benefit from free onsite parking and free WiFi. The hotel is under 10 miles from the M62, Bradford, Huddersfield and Haworth, Holdsworth House feels a world apart from the bustle of everyday life.


  • Disabled Access
  • On-Site Parking
  • Wi-fi
  • Pets Accepted
  • Child Friendly

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