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this site was great we walked around for hours cost nothing to get in and had lots of history very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
susan b
Berkeley, Australia
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The folk are so friendly. helpful and smiley! Whether it's bright sunshine or a damp, misty... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John P
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

this site was great we walked around for hours cost nothing to get in and had lots of history very very olg great worth a visit

Thank susan b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The folk are so friendly. helpful and smiley! Whether it's bright sunshine or a damp, misty autumnal day the village has its own unique atmosphere.

Thank John P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very interesting old Yorkshire weavers’ village with stone cottages and cobbled streets. A ruined medieval church in an ancient graveyard and another big Victorian church next to it.. poets and villains in the graveyards, A post office/ shop and cafe on the corner. High...More

Thank tashi155
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here in the springtime and it was such a beautiful place. I’ll never forget the day spent there. The ruined churches in town are pretty amazing. Well worth a visit and look around. And there is a boundary walk if you get an ordnance...More

Thank Warren A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to experience a bit of England from by-gone years, head to Heptonstall, it won't disappoint .

Thank Louise V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

on the same day we did Hardcastle Crags my parents brought us to Heptonstall. Goodness what a beautiful little village. So pretty and atmospheric. See if you can find the dungeon where they used to lock up the drunks overnight (!). We also took in...More

Thank Abi C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've travelled all over the country but Heptonstall, nestled in the hills above Hebden Bridge, is one of the most remarkable places we've been to. The seventeenth and eighteenth century weavers' cottages are ranged up the steep cobbled street and around the various courtyards. The...More

Thank Liandli
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We visited Hebden Bridge and noticed from the orientation sign that Heptonstall was somewhere that could be visited on foot from the town. We had some time to kill so decided it would be worth doing. What a lovely surprise this tiny hilltop village turned...More

2  Thank Minnowpea
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is an unusual and interesting place to find off the beaten track. The nearby museum is free and adds to the visit. The newer replacement church is also next door.

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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Stayed for midweek break can heartily recommend this inn we had bed and breakfast we were made to feel at home by the hosts and we really enjoyed our stay in a well appointed room with a great view while I wouldn’t recommend Heptonstall for...More

1  Thank Ged A
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19 August 2015|
Response from Nic C |
The Festival is in the Summer. This year it is Saturday 2nd July.
11 February 2015|
Response from Calder46 | Reviewed this property |
Sylvia Plath's grave is not in the most obvious (older part) of the graveyard immediately adjacent to St.Thomas' but in the "newer" part.