A Warm Welcome

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A Warm Welcome Sarah Mason Photography

In Calderdale you will encounter miles of stunning countryside, bustling market towns with independent shops, fantastic markets, magnificent gardens and parkland, fantastic locally sourced food and drink, some of the finest examples of architecture anywhere in the country, festivals, theatres, agricultural shows, music, exhibitions, antiques, galleries and a rich mix of annual events!


Calderdale is a special part of Yorkshire and covers part of the South Pennines area of beautiful river valleys, moorland and hill country – nestled between Manchester and Leeds. Few locations offer this blend of beauty and history in such a small place and there is much on offer, time after time.

Once you’re arrive, you’ll quickly realise there’s a lot more to Calderdale than you can discover in a single day. Halifax has the award winning Borough Market which hosts a wide range of events. Todmorden’s popular indoor market boasts a wide range of knowledgeable and enthusiastic traders reflecting products from both Yorkshire and Lancashire. The open markets in Brighouse, Elland, Hebden Bridge, Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden offer a wide variety of products, including craft, produce and secondhand. See the website for all information you’ll need.

Calderdale also has plenty of heritage and culture available as well as great shopping. The fantastic museums include Bankfield Museum and Shibden Hall in Halifax. Shibden Hall is the home of Anne Lister (Gentleman Jack) and attracts visitors from across the world.

Shibden Hall, Listers Road, Halifax, pic by English Heritage

Shibden Hall, Listers Road, Halifax, pic by English Heritage

The Information Centres are just a phone call away and provide you with additional information and inside tips to make your trip a real success, whatever your tastes and budget. See the website for more information on hotels, restaurants, culture, heritage, walking, cycling and much more.

Getting here couldn’t be easier – your group will be able to arrive relaxed and raring to go. Visit the Getting to Calderdale page and discover how simple it can be to come and pay a visit. Calderdale offers great value for money and a warm Yorkshire welcome, they look forward to seeing you soon!


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