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Hebden Bridge, England
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Guided walk

Amazing to visit the churchyard and see the coiners grave and that of Sylvia Plath Hughes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Geoff W
Halifax, United Kingdom
Totally unspoilt village

I'm probably more biased than most because this is my home village but I have to say it is totally... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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Hebden Bridge, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing to visit the churchyard and see the coiners grave and that of Sylvia Plath Hughes. Surprising to see the gravestones with names stacked up showing how many had been buried in one spot. I recommend going round with a local guide as you get...More

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm probably more biased than most because this is my home village but I have to say it is totally unspoilt. If you want shops - think again. We have the local post office which stocks a surprisingly wide range of non post office stuff...More

Thank Calder46
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

.... passed through here many times but never before stopped to pay attention - well worth the walk up from Hebden Bridge - wandered round the graveyards of the 2 churches & paid tribute to Sylvia Plath the poet & David Hartley the famous local...More

Thank jonny t
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It's a steep drive or walk out of Hebden Bridge, but well worth it, as the village is like stepping back in time. It is tranquil and calming. Built in the 15th century the old ruined church and graveyard is full of atmosphere. The new...More

1  Thank DiamondDiva771
Reviewed 29 April 2017

A most wonderful typical Yorkshire Village. Brings back memories of Last of the Summer Wine but there is definitely no sign of Nora Batty

Thank PeterReigate
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We went for a walk from Hebden Bridge to up to this village and it was a steep but nice walk. We got a bit lost but it was ok.

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The two churches are a good place to start. One ruined with fascinating old headstones laid like paving stones, the other a good example of a church for a worshiping community with modern seating, books for sale and cafe area. The main street is like...More

Thank ionay1
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Picturesque, quaint beautiful are all adjectives that can be said of Heptonstall,the village is used frequently for an out door film set . Catch the bus to Heptonstall (695) from Hebden Bridge or walk up Colden Water, wander round the village take in the ruined...More

1  Thank Unit623
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a must visit village,if you are visiting Hebden Bridge then you must make time to visit Heptonstall.It is a lovely walk from Hebden Bridge if you are feeling quite fit,once you arrive at the village you can then take in the atmosphere and...More

1  Thank fishwickMidlands
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Walk the Buttress up from Hebden Bridge. View the church ruins and go inside the new church. See Sylvia Plath’s grave and the octagonal church. Tea shops and pubs in the village.

Thank LCNtraveller
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Does Heptonstall have a festival in October?
20 August 2015|
Response from Nic C |
The Festival is in the Summer. This year it is Saturday 2nd July.