The Carding Shed
Again, from their own website:
Welcome to The Carding Shed, a unique trip down memory lane to a golden, bygone era. While away a few hours on our retro, vintage themed experience, based in a magnificent former mill.
Sample the delights of our cafe for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or a glorious gateau. Drink from china tea cups and enjoy our home made food, made from locally sourced produce.
Browse around the classic car display, which echoes the nostalgic feel of the historic Goodwood Revival and fronts I.K. Sport Classic, who continue to offer bespoke car restoration facilities as well as routine services and M.O.T. work on all cars, alongside long and short term storage for both classic and general vehicles alike.
For Car Club enthusiasts, why not enjoy driving on a network of unspoilt roads, which remain largely unchanged from the days when classic cars were built, and book a guided tour of the garage workshop.
So come and share the feeling of stepping back in time, in the heart of ‘Last of the Summer Wine Country’ in Holmfirth West Yorkshire.
Holiday Let in Holmfirth
From the sites description:
House in Holmfirth, Yorkshire, England - Peaceful Loaction Yet In The Centre Of The Town
'Church View' gives you the opportunity to stay in a newly built holiday home in the centre if Holmfirth. The property has a stunning fully fitted dining kitchen, a large triple aspect lounge overlooking the town centre and of course the Church! The house has a king size bedroom and a twin bedroom both with ample storage, a family bathroom and a cloakroom.
Sid's Cafe featured in the long running BBC sitcom 'Last Of The Summer Wine'. As well as being an internationally famous TV filming location, we are also a fully operational cafe, open from 10 a.m. daily.
There is a 'useful information' page that will tell you more about their facilities.
They sell a variety of hot and cold drinks and freshly prepared food. Choose from a selection of sandwiches and toasties, hot roast beef sandwiches, delicious home-made soup, jacket potatoes, toasted currant tea-cakes, scones and home-made cakes.
We highly recommend a visit - you'll be assured of a very warm welcome.
Summerwine Magic Tour
Quoted from their website:
The tour is a 10 mile journey round the film locations used in the filming of the World record breaking BBC comedy
"The Last Of The Summer Wine" it incorporates some of the most beautiful scenery found in the foothills of the Yorkshire Pennines.
As well as getting an insight into the filming, there is a full running commentary on the history of the local area. Starting from outside the famous "Sids Cafe" in the centre of Holmfirth, the tour departs hourly and lasts for 45 minutes.
The tour is brought to you by Colin, who for nearly 20 years was the owner of "Sids Cafe" and was regulary involved with the cast and crew whilst filming took place on location, (actually appearing in one episode with the late, great Sir Norman Wisdom). Settle back in your seats and let Colin transport you through the beautiful hills and mystical valleys where time stands still.
Coddy's Farm Accomodation
Coddy's Farm is situated in the stunning Holme Valley near Holmfirth, Last of the Summer Wine country.
Explore the great outdoors
Whether it be a hike across the National Trust's Marsden Moor Estate, a tour of Ashley Jackson's favourite painting locations or following the Blue Plaque trail in Holmfirth town centre, the beautiful Pennine hills are waiting to be explored. For the more adventurous the Peak District National Park and Pennine Way are on our doorstep. We can offer local knowledge to help you to plan your own journeys and Holmfirth library have tourist information.
If you're game for a challenge why not become the king of the mountain and cycle the 2014 Tour de France Grande Depart route to the summit of Holme Moss. For less strenuous cycling the Transpennine trail offers miles of safe off road cycling, perfect for families. If you do bring your bike we can store it in a locked shed for you or you can hire a bike locally. For something a little different try a horse and carriage ride or star gazing at the Huddersfield observatory.
The Old Bridge Inn and Coffee House
Offering very comfortable accomodation and comprehensive Restaurant as well as offering bar meals from breakfast to supper and pretty much everything in between.
You really need to visit their website to see the variety of what they have to offer.
The Old Wash Kitchen
From their website:
Traditional, early 1800's weavers cottage nestling in the valley beside the river Holme, at the foot of Holme Moss, right on the edge of the Yorkshire Pennines and the Peak district with woodland, moorland and reservoir walks from the door. It's ideally located to explore all that Yorkshire and the surrounding area has to offer.
The Old Wash Kitchen nestles in the heart of the village of Hinchliffe Mill at the foot of Holme Moss, a location with views made famous in the hit comedy series, 'The Last of The Summer Wine'. It sits in a conservation area with characteristic stone cottages centred around a 19th century woollen mill and the river Holme which can be heard babbling by.
The cottage is surrounded by rolling green hills, open countryside and overlooks the river and mill pond a haven to wildlife and birds including ducks, herons and kingfishers.
This cosy, spacious, family and dog friendly 2 bedroomed cottage, the lower half of a pair of 150 year old mill workers cottages, features original beams, exposed stonework, an esse gas stove, an intricately carved antique mahogany bed and vaulted ceilings.
The Old Wash Kitchen is perfect for exploring Holmfirth and Yorkshire with scenic walks and cycle rides all from your door with the benefit of a village shop, 2 local dog friendly pubs, both serving food, a tea room and a vineyard with it's own restaurant within a few minutes walk.
Holmfirth centre with it's array of shops, cafe's, pubs, bars, restaurants and the Picturedrome is a short, flat, scenic 1 mile stroll away.
If this is the peaceful, scenic and authentically Yorkshire get away you're looking for then we look forward to welcoming you to The Old Wash Kitchen.
The Wrinkled Stocking Tearoom
The Wrinkled Stocking Tea Room
The Wrinkled Stocking is a real advocate of keeping it local, so they stock a wide range of local foods from around the area. They make delicious hand made cakes, lovely lunches and beautiful traditional afternoon tea.
Treat yourself, come and visit us in the heart of the Holme Valley.
We also cater for vintage style parties for adults and children, ideal place to come celebrate, and enjoy your event in style. Our children’s tea parties are ideal for that “something different”, we serve using our mini versions of our vintage crockery for afternoon tea (minimum of 10 – ring us for further details).
Afternoon tea for two people 19.95 including unlimited tea or regular coffee, please ring in advance to book
Last of the summer wine exhibition and gift shop
Dedicated to the world's longest running TV comedy show Last of the Summer Wine. The exhibition is inside Compo's house, as seen in the TV series.
Quoted from their website:
Summer Wine Souvenirs Gift Shop
You will find the Gift Shop stocked with unique and interesting souvenirs from the show and the town of Holmfirth, including postcards, toffees and fudge, maps, mugs and much more.
Online shop now open
We're now also selling all of our products from the gift shop in Holmfirth at the Last of the Summer Wine Online Shop, dispatching worldwide at affordable prices, starting at £9.99 for worldwide Delivery and £4.99 for UK Delivery. We have kept all of our products online at the same shop price, therefore it's exactly the same price to buy Gifts online as it is in the shop.
We accept all major debit and credit cards through PayPal and WorldPay, both well known and highly secure using the latest server security features.
We aim to dispatch all orders the next working day if placed before 5:00 pm, orders to the UK once dispatched will take between 1 - 5 days to be delivered, orders dispatched overseas will take unto 15 working days to arrive.
Nora Batty's Holiday Cottage, Holmfirth
From their website:
A unique opportunity to enjoy a self-catering holiday in Holmfirth and stay in one of the most famous homes in TV comedy.
Number 28 Huddersfield Road might be considered a rather unremarkable-sounding address, but it is, in fact, one of the most recognisable locations in the history of British television. This is because the picturesque riverside cottage, accessed by its famous steps, is the prim and proper home of none other than bossy battleaxe and TV comedy icon, Nora Batty.
The characterful, two-bedroom terraced house is furnished and maintained just the way Nora liked it, and it is also something of a shrine to Last of the Summer Wine with wonderful pictures from the series displayed throughout.
Be the envy of thousands of Summer Wine fans worldwide. Book now to enjoy the 'Nora Batty experience'.
Vintage, retro, and more than a little nostalgic, yet home-from-home with all mod-cons.