Holmfirth Essentials

Inspirational landscapes

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced photographer looking for new original landscapes, the Penistone Line links gorgeous countryside between Huddersfield and Sheffield you can also enjoy guided walks.

Cycle Holme Moss

Test your stamina against the iconic Holme Moss, part of the Yorkshire Grand Depart, Tour de France route 2014. It’s steep, exposed and brilliant! 

Arts and festivals

From Folk Festivals, to agricultural shows, and sheepdog trials to arts festivals, there’s a packed events programme from May to November. Experience the sound of the Valleys at the Holme Valley Brass Band Contest, or Brass Factor. Join in the fun at Holmfirth Festival of Folk, and Shepley Spring Festivals in May. In summer, Holmfirth Art Week and Holmfirth Arts Festival are great opportunities to view and buy art from local artists.

Discover your creative side on a workshop or course; visit one of the many galleries dotted around for unique pieces or inspiration. 

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