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Address: Hebden Bridge, England

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Wonderful place!

Visited Heptonstall just to visit Sylvia Plath's grave, but spent the day here and absolutely fell in love with the place! Grabbed lunch (sandwich, tea and cake) in the church... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Derbyshire, england
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Visited Heptonstall just to visit Sylvia Plath's grave, but spent the day here and absolutely fell in love with the place! Grabbed lunch (sandwich, tea and cake) in the church, served by the lovely women volunteering in there. Was lovely to hear their stories, and they are obviously very proud of the graveyard's famous residents. Stunning location, with breathtaking views... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We went to Heptonstall to visit the grave of Sylvia Plath, we had no idea the area was so beautiful. We had a lovely walk around the quaint cobbled streets and the many footpaths. It was like stepping back in time

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Heptonstall, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

What's not to like about Heptonstall? I'll tell you: nothing! The village, though built on steep and sturdy lines, is worth the climb. With cobbled setts on the road in the older part of the village, dirt tracks, hidden alleyways and ginnels for exploration, around every corner is something new and pleasing to the eye. The history of the village... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The two churches are well worth seeing. The village is on a hill and has a nice little cafe and a pub. The poet Sylvia Plath is also buried on the left side of the new cemetery.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

interesting independent shops, lots of cafes and pubs. Good interesting food in cafes, especially for vegetarians. Good park, canal through town to walk along. bus and train links are fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Amazing views from this very old village - great museum and curator very helpful. A few shops to visit - check opening times. Lovely bistro and very friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I've been here many times, I've taken a lot of people here over the years, friends, family, and nobody has ever been disappointed, cobbled roads, village fish friery, the stocks, the old jail, the old water pump in the wall arch, the old School museum that is free to enter and just relies on donations or a purchase from its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Spectacular views from the top, lovely ruins of old church and a churchyard (about 700 y.o.) Lovely & friendly staff in the museum nearby. If you are thinking to go or not. I'd say go. I enjoyed it!

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

a step back in time, make sure your feet are in comfy shoes. well worth a walk up the steep hill and round the grave yard of the church

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

A wonderful little hidden gem! A place to keep returning to at different times of the year! it's pretty cold up on that exposed hillside in the winter time though, so wrap up warm!!! We were glad that the nice little café was open on a Sunday (10am)! We managed to locate David Hartley's gravestone in the old church yard.... More 

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