Holmfirth - Town that inspired Last of the Summer Wine

Where the rivers Holme and Ribble meet, you will find the pretty town of Holmfirth which is well known to many in Britain, as it featured for many years in a long running sit-com called Last of the Summer Wine, making it a popular destination with visitors.

On arriving, it’s easy to see why it was chosen by television as an archetypal Yorkshire small town, as it retains the quaint charm of bygone years, amidst impressive scenery.

Discover Holmfirth

Sitting in the heart of the breath-taking Holme Valley, this picture-postcard town is popular with walkers and wildlife lovers alike.  Holmfirth is the renowned location of the TV classic Last of the Summer Wine.

Places to Stay

The following accommodation is in or close to Holmfirth in the Kirklees area, near Huddersfield. Also see our Holmfirth hotels pages.

57 Woodland View in Holmfirth

57 Woodland View

57 Woodland View, Thongsbridge, Holmfirth HD9 3JE, UK

Ash Villa

Holmfirth, HD9 2PY, United Kingdom

Over-Under Cottage

Holmfirth, HD9 2JS, United Kingdom

Victoria House

Holmfirth, HD9 7AN, United Kingdom

Up-Top Cottage

Holmfirth, HD9 2JS, United Kingdom

The Hayloft

Holmfirth, HD92QG, United Kingdom

The Cow Shed

Holmfirth, HD92QG, United Kingdom

The Barn

Holmfirth, HD9 2QQ, United Kingdom

Sunnyside Villa

Holmfirth, HD9 3BL, United Kingdom

Springwood Cottage

Holmfirth, HD9 7EX, United Kingdom

School Cottage

Holmfirth, HD9 1TE, United Kingdom

Rotcher Cottage, Holmfirth

Holmfirth, HD9 2DL, United Kingdom

Olive Tree Cottage

Holmfirth, HD9 6DS, United Kingdom

Kingfisher Cottage

Holmfirth, HD9 2JN, United Kingdom

Ha’penny Cottage

Holmfirth, HD9 5RW, United Kingdom


Holmfirth, HD9 1QG, United Kingdom

Fleece Cottage

Holmfirth, HD9 2QF, United Kingdom

Chimney Cottage

Holmfirth, HD9 1TG, United Kingdom

Bramble Cottage, Holmfirth

Holmfirth, HD9 1EG, United Kingdom

Bell Cottage

Holmfirth, HD9 1HD, United Kingdom

Bamforth Cottage

Holmfirth, HD9 2SA, United Kingdom

74 Penistone Road

Holmfirth, HD9 2JG, United Kingdom

19 The Village

Holmfirth, HD9 2QG, United Kingdom

1 Oakleys

Holmfirth, HD9 2LG., United Kingdom

The Writers Cottage – Intriguing & Romantic

11 Upperthong Lane, Holmfirth, HD9 3BE, United Kingdom

The White Horse Inn

The white horse Inn Scholes Road, Holmfirth, HD9 1LY, United Kingdom

The Old Wash Kitchen

Old Road Holmbridge, Holmfirth, HD9 2NU, United Kingdom

The Old School House, Holmfirth, Peak District

6 Saint Johns Court, Holmfirth, HD9 2AN, United Kingdom

The Old Bridge Inn, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Market Walk, Holmfirth, HD97DA, United Kingdom

The Old Butcher’s Shop, A Unique Retreat for Two

69 Dunford Road, Holmfirth, HD9 2DU, United Kingdom

Winwood Apartment

Pell Lane Winwood Apartment, Holmfirth, HD9 1QL, United Kingdom

Wood Bank Studio Apartment

31 Summervale, Holmfirth, HD9 7AG, United Kingdom

Wimpenny Place

Burnlee House 12 Burnlee Road, Holmfirth, HD9 2LF, United Kingdom

Room with a View

Horsfield House, Holmfirth, HD9 2RG, United Kingdom

Rooms at The Nook

Rooms at The Nook Victoria Square, Holmfirth, HD9 2DN, United Kingdom

Room in Holiday house – Village Life Holmfirth

New Fold, Holmfirth, HD9 2DQ, United Kingdom
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Food & Drink in Holmfirth

Wondering where to eat or have a drink? There’s a range of options in and around Holmfirth. There’s a range of options in the area, from light bites in a cafe, through pubs and inns, up to sit-down restaurants; all options are literally on the table here.

Fact Pack – Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

  1. Holmfirth is a picturesque town located within the Holme Valley in West Yorkshire, England.
  2. The town is famously known as the filming location for the long-running BBC comedy series, “Last of the Summer Wine”.
  3. Nestled in the heart of the Pennines, Holmfirth offers breathtaking landscapes, including the scenic Holme Moss Viewpoint.
  4. Holmfirth Vineyard, situated on the hillsides above the town, is one of the UK’s highest and most renowned vineyards, producing award-winning wines.
  5. The Picturedrome in Holmfirth is a historic venue that regularly hosts live music events, drawing acts and fans from all over the UK.
  6. Every year, Holmfirth hosts the Holmfirth Arts Festival, which celebrates the arts, music, theatre, and film, bringing together local talents and international artists.
  7. The town has a rich textile history and was once a central hub for the production of cloth, powered by the fast-flowing River Holme.
  8. Holmfirth’s Summer Wine Exhibition offers fans of “Last of the Summer Wine” a chance to see memorabilia, watch episodes, and even take a themed tour around the town.
  9. The town is home to the Holmfirth Film Festival, one of Yorkshire’s biggest annual film events, showcasing a variety of films from local and international filmmakers.
  10. With its cobbled streets, historic stone cottages, and surrounding rolling hills, Holmfirth provides an idyllic setting that attracts tourists, hikers, and nature enthusiasts year-round.

Holmfirth on the map

Holmfith lies south of Huddersfield and due west of Penistone, in rural West Yorkshire.

FAQs About Holmfirth

Where is Holmfirth located?

Holmfirth is located in West Yorkshire, England.

What is Holmfirth known for?

Holmfirth is best known as the location for the popular British sitcom “Last of the Summer Wine”. It’s also known for its picturesque scenery and vibrant arts scene.

What can I do in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire?

In Holmfirth, you can visit the Last of the Summer Wine exhibition, explore the beautiful countryside, enjoy local food and drink, and attend various arts and music festivals held throughout the year.

Where Next after Holmfirth?

Having visited the charming town of Holmfirth in West Yorkshire, you might be wondering where to head next. Head into Huddersfield for culture, shopping & travel links.

A short drive away is the bustling city of Leeds, known for its vibrant nightlife, shopping, and rich industrial history. Alternatively, you could explore the historic city of York, with its stunning Minster, ancient city walls, and the fascinating Jorvik Viking Centre. If you’re a fan of the great outdoors, the Yorkshire Dales National Park is a must-visit, offering breathtaking landscapes, picturesque villages, and countless walking trails. Don’t miss the chance to visit the coastal town of Whitby either, famous for its atmospheric Abbey ruins and delicious seafood. All these locations are within easy reach and offer a diverse taste of what Yorkshire has to offer.