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Heptonstall

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Address: Hebden Bridge, England
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High on a hill

Anyone visiting Hebden Bridge really should take the time out to see Heptonstall. A look back in time is how it's best described. Untouched by modern living the main street is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Yorksandlincs
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Anyone visiting Hebden Bridge really should take the time out to see Heptonstall. A look back in time is how it's best described. Untouched by modern living the main street is a total throwback to the days it was a major community of cottage industry. Go midweek on a crisp bright autumn or winters day for the full effect. Wonderful

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Thank Yorksandlincs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much history, amazing church architecture, and the grave of Sylvia Plath. Worth a visit for friendly pubs, photos and grave rubbings with views of the English countryside in an idyllic setting.

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Thank LisaNanci
England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Heptonstall is a quirky little village which is well worth calling into. It is a pretty village with very few shops but a stunning ruin. There is also a small museum there that is free to walk around (even though I'm sure they appreciate a donation).

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Thank silkaEngland
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked up the steep path to the village from Hebden Bridge. We had lunch at the busy cafe there and wandered around the village and the graveyard which was very interesting. It's a very peaceful place and was worth the steep walk. There is only the cafe, the post office and the pub there to go into. There are... More 

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Thank ChippyB3
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous place, passed through on our walk to Hardcastle Craggs. Lovely little town, well worth a visit and everyone we met was very friendly!

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Thank Amelia J
Manchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Myself and my partner stumbled across Heptonstall whilst out walking around Hebden Bridge area. From what we could make out, there's pretty much one road that runs through Heptonstall, down into Hebden Bridge. We noticed a couple of pubs (which we ear-marked to come and visit at another time as they looked nice, and the setting of Heptsontall is lovely)... More 

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Thank StashGrovers
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Heptonstall is an absolute treasure. perched on the hilltop above Hebden Bridge, this small village is a pleasure to explore. There's not a huge amount here, but what there is is fascinating. I was particularly impressed by the ruins of the Church of St Thomas a Beckett. The ruins and their many surrounding uneven, gravestones make for a dramatic setting.... More 

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Thank Christopher E
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Heptonstall is such a lovely place Was only here for a few hours, but will most definitely return for a much longer stay The locals are very inviting & the scenery is outstanding

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

A beautiful cobbled weavers' village not to be over-looked beyond Hebden Bridge. The main attraction is Heptonstall's original church, dedicated to St Thomas a Becket. It was founded c.1260, and was altered and added to over several centuries. The church was damaged by a gale in 1847, and is now only a shell. A new church, St Thomas the Apostle,... More 

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Thank Lieutenant_Feraud
Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Walk - if you have the legs! - get the bus or drive..; however you get to beautiful Heptonstall, right at the top of the hill overlooking Hebden Bridge, your visit will be worthwhile, if you enjoy total peace and tranquillity in the countryside. All the basic amenities you could need including a pub, post office, bakers and shop but... More 

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