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Heptonstall

Hebden Bridge, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Langdon Hills, Null, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

In this spectacular old West Yorkshire village you will be spoiled for history. Like in Hebden Bridge,there are millstone grit hoses and other buildings clinging to the steep hillside. If, like us, you like visiting old churches, you have your fill. The octagonal Wesleyan chapel of 1764 is the oldest Methodist chapel still in continuous use. The Church of England... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful place to visit. I would advise getting the guided walk booklet so you don't miss out on anything. The views are amazing, the locals very friendly and the White Lion Pub is warm friendly and quirky!!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Just enjoyed three days in this delightful neck of Yorkshire. Went to watch a stage of the tour. I found it a friendly place with plenty of decent places to eat and drink in the vicinity and delightful scenery. Will return .

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Cambrige England
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53 reviews 53 reviews
3 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We loved Heptonstall. The buildings are fascinating and the ruined church very evocative. Disappointed that Sylvia Plath's grave was so unkempt. Buy a copy of the "trail through Heptonstall" to get the most out of your visit. The walk up the Buttress and through the wood from Hebden is recommended.

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Heptonstall ,a medieval village based on weaving and farming is a charming place on a hill. The church is wonderful and contains the grave of Sylvia Plath. There is also an interesting John Wesley Chapel that is still in use and the views from there are stunning. The village has 2 pubs and a lovely tea room too. Had a... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

If you want to see a Yorkshire weavers village where you can really imagine yourself back 200 years then Heptonstall is the place to visit. It's a real village with two pubs but the historic atmosphere is palpable whatever the weather.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Sylvia Plath's grave was so poignant. The Church is absolutely fascinating. It's like stepping back in time.

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is a great little village to visit, especially for those keen on photography. The ruined church and the cobbled hilly streets make for good photos and backdrops for creative photos. There is a large car park just outside the village, and it's a short walk to the centre of village from there, where you'll find Towngate Tea Rooms -... More

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Beautiful village lovely cobble street and retains original charm. Great for views across the valley and off the beaten track walks. There is a tea shop now which is handy!

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

If stepping back in time is your thing then this place is perfect. There is such much history and the sleepy atmosphere and cobbled streets all add to the ambience. I have visited here on numerous occasions and each time I enjoy strolling around the old buildings. The one and only coffee shop is excellent and this really helps if... More

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