West Yorkshire Walking

3 Nights in UK
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Half Board

What can you expect

Holmfirth

Explore the home to Last of the Summer Wine TV series

Bagden Hall Hotel

Stay in a superb Victorian country house hotel.

Emley Moor Mast

Views to the iconic tallest concrete structure in Europe

Yorkshire Countryside

Discover and experience the beautiful West Yorkshire countryside

About the trip

Join us this August for a fantastic Solos three day walking break to the “Last of the Summer Wine “ county of West Yorkshire. Our two exclusive fully guided walks include delightful country trails and of course the picture-post card village of Holmfirth the renowned location for the classic TV series

GRADE – EASY TO MEDIUM

What's Included

  • Room With Private Facilities
  • Half Board: Breakfast & Dinner
  • ½ bottle of wine with dinner
  • Welcome drink & information meeting
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Two fully guided walking days with transfers
  • Fully Financially Protected

Itinerary

  • Arrive & Check In
  • Dales, Bridleways & Trails
  • Last of the Summer Wine Country
  • Departure Day

Extras

  • Insurance click here
  • Lunches

What you'll be doing

DAY 1

Arrive & Check In

Arrive at the Bagden Hall Hotel Denby Dale
Check-in at our hotel. When evening comes, we can enjoy a welcome drink with other Solos guests before dinner in the hotel restaurant.

  • Dinner Included
DAY 2

Dales, Bridleways & Trails

After breakfast we start todays walk from our hotel and head off around the Denby Dale district where interestingly the village of Denby Dale is renowned for its giant pies! The first one of which was baked to celebrate the recovery of King George III from his mental illness. Our route will take in the lovely scenery and the heritage of the area plus our blue badge guide will ensure we see everything this delightful area has to offer as we walk. We will walk along bridleways, crossing dikes, over stone stiles and through iron kissing gates, enjoying woodland trails plus extensive views to the iconic Emley Moor Mast, which at 1080 feet is the tallest concrete structure in Europe.

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DAY 3

Last of the Summer Wine Country

Today we take our coach to the picture-post card village of Holmfirth to start our days walk. The village popular with walkers and wildlife lovers is also made famous by ‘Last of the Summer Wine’ the wonderful TV series which ran from 1973 to 2010 following the antics of Compo, Cleggy and Cyril who tried to stay young through their youthful antics! After exploring the village, our walk for the rest of the day will take us through the gorgeous surrounding countryside and rolling hills which showcase this lovely area. At the end of the afternoon we take our bus back to the hotel for dinner.

Walking Distance 10 miles approx
Walking Time 6 hours approx

  • Breakfast & Dinner Included
DAY 4

Departure Day

After a leisurely breakfast we check out , say good bye and make our way home

  • Breakfast Included

Accommodation

Bagden Hall Hotel 3*

This luxurious West Yorkshire Victorian country house hotel set in 40 acres of glorious countryside, gardens and grounds making it a perfect accompaniment to this lovely Yorkshire walking break

Facilities Include

Facilities include reception, lounge areas, the Glendale a la carte restaurant, & Nortons Bar & Bistro overlooking the hotels beautiful gardens and grounds , free Wi-Fi

Room Includes

The comfortable Lakeside rooms over-look the Lake and Folly and are only 30 seconds walk from the main hotel and have their own dedicated parking. The rooms include en-suite bathroom & toiletries, , tea/coffee making facilities, flat screen TV with digital channels, desk, easy chairs and coffee table, iron/ironing board, hair-dryer and free Wi-Fi

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
January - February 6 °C 1 °C
March 9 °C 2 °C
April 11 °C 3 °C
May 15 °C 6 °C
June 18 °C 9 °C
July - August 20 °C 11 °C
September 17 °C 9 °C
October 14 °C 7 °C
November 9 °C 3 °C
December 7 °C 2 °C

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