Absolutely lovely 5* cottage. In great area for walking. Very clean, dog friendly, well equipped. No bad points. Had great stay. Highly Recommended.
For us, Millpond Cottage's wow factor is its balcony overhanging the river, where there's nothing to hear but the babbling water and the ducks! Inside, the cottage was very clean and warm - central heating plus a wood-burning fire - and the kitchen was equipped with everything we needed. Kate (the owner) was so helpful and accommodating, with lots of suggestions for places to go during our stay. The cottage is about 25 minutes on foot from Holmfirth - not a problem on a dry day because there's a beautiful route along the riverbank for part of the way. And for evening meals, The Bridge pub is in easy walking distance and serves great food. Overall, this is a brilliant location for exploring the area and we had a lovely stay.
We had a great family break at this cottage, met Kate on the first day who gave us all the information we needed, we then walked down the river to Holmfirth which was so relaxing and took around 20 minutes, we ate at the Bridge Inn twice which was superb, the Wrinkly Stocking Tea House did an amazing breakfast so went there twice as well, takeaway from Raaj was again excellent.
The cottage itself was just right for myself, wife, son and dog and the balcony is really good to just pick up a book and chill out for a few hours.
Went into Sheffield and Huddersfield which were both easy to get to. highly recommended if you want a quiet get away.
I stayed here with two of my children. Absolutely beautiful little cottage in an idyllic setting overlooking the river. Wonderful opportunity to drink tea and eat toast laiden with Holmfirth marmalade watching the little ducklings swim around - it was like chicken soup for the soul!
Lovely local walks without needing to get in the car. Walked back from Holmfirth and had a few drinks in local pubs. Pubs and restaurants dog friendly and welcoming. The cottage was beautifully clean on arrival and Kate and Steve were there to welcome us with local produce and knowledge by the bucket load. I would highly recommend and my children on the drive home said, "when can we go back?". We had been in the car 5minutes! Thank you
We have just returned from a long weekend at this cottage and can't praise the owners enough. This was our second time here and Kate remembered us from before even though it was over a year ago. She welcomed us with some delicious supplies to revive us after our journey and helped us unload the essentials, we find it hard to travel without, as well as making our excited puppy very welcome. We saw the local kingfisher and heron, fed the trout in the river and saw some woodpeckers on a local walk. Very clean and well equipped. We hope to return at a different time of year to see the countryside without the snow and mud.
Gorgeous cottage in wonderful setting. Lovely warm welcome from the owner. Fed the ducks and fish from the balcony. Watched the kingfisher. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
We have just returned from millpond cottage and what a gem such a cosy place and thanks Kate for greeting us and telling us about the area and all the things to do around we also appreciated the welcome basket especially the mince pies it is nice to be greeted by a friendly face instead of finding your own way around and if this was mine I would be proud to show it off we went to Haworth one day which was lovely such a quaint place Sheffield Xmas market another day and we also sampled the catch restaurant just up the road which was lovely holmfirth itself is cute with quite a few shops and of course the famous cafe from last of the summer wine the only thing you have to be careful when travelling are the speed cameras there are loads!!!!!!!