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Holmfirth is a small rural town in West Yorkshire , about 5 miles south of Huddersfield. Pronounced "Home-firth", it is at the heart of the beautiful Holme Valley. Holmfirth is a picturesque village in Yorkshire. Nested deep into the heather moorland of the Peak District. Holmfirth no longer has a railway station so it's best to go to Huddersfield by train and then onto Holmfirth by bus.
There is a railway station on the rural 'Penistone Line' in the village of Brockholes about 2—3 miles from Holmfirth. If travelling from London, it may be advisable to depart at Wakefield Westgate. Opposite Wakefield Westgate, there's a bus Arriva no. A Free City Bus at the train station will take you straight to the bus station if you have a lot of luggage or if the weather is bad. From 9 December new bus routes were introduced. Some of the information below is out-of-date. New express X10 runs at peak hours, plus an X Some of the 'convoluted routes' mentioned below have been changed.
Holmfirth can easily be reached from Huddersfield by buses 20, , , , , , and Generally speaking, they each operate on an hourly basis providing plenty of buses, Watch out, some buses and take a convoluted route which can be up to twice as long as the direct journeys.
Since , the services in the region have been running under the name "Holmfirth Connection", with all First Huddersfield services running through to Huddersfield Train Station, and the latest bus leaving the train station around ten past midnight. Tickets to Leeds, Dewsbury and Manchester can be bought straight from the driver, and timetables are generally coordinated to connect to the most popular rail routes from Huddersfield. As of December , the "Holmfirth Connection" will be using a revised route network, with lines replaced by a limited stop X10 service from Huddersfield, and the rerouted for more direct services to and from Holmfirth.
Once you are in Holmfirth. Sunday mornings in the centre of town. The nightlife in Holmfirth is fairly quiet when compared to larger towns. The best night would probably be Friday when the whole town does come alive. A few miles north of Holmfirth is the village of Holme where scattered cottages and farms look on to the dam which supplies water to the wider Huddersfield area. The Pennines can be seen in the distance and the road carries on into Derbyshire, past Ladybower reservoir and the town of Glossop and le eventually into Stockport and Manchester.
There are a of villages that surround Holmfirth, including Upperthong, Netherthong, and Hepworth. It is great just to stroll round these villages which have changed little over the last years. Hepworth in particular has some lovely walks and is on the Kirklees Way. The village hall in Hepworth shows a vibrant community with activities going on most days.
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Country Road near Holmfirth, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom