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HOLMFIRTH - (05/12/04)

This page features photos from Holmfirth in West Yorkshire, Holmfirth is located to the south of Huddersfield, to see a map of the area click here.

Gritstone moors above Holmfirth can be seen in the photo to the left above before we arrive in the town itself. The other two photos are clues to the the towns woollen mill history, the river is the Ribble shortly before it's confluence with the River Holme which used to power the mills and the photo to the right shows three story weavers cottages.
     
Holmfirth is probably best known as the place where the BBC series 'Last of the Summer Wine' has been filmed for over 30 years. There are many places in the town that will be familiar to fans of the show, the photo to the left above shows Sid's Cafe and on the right the stairs lead to Nora Batty's house, otherwise known as the Wrinkled Stocking Tea Room.
     
Christmas and all it's trimmings have arrived in Holmfirth at the many gift shops in the Town. The photo on the right shows the view towards the town and it's surrounding villages from the summit of Holme Moss.
 

  

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