Nora Batty’s Cottage ref: W41091

Holmfirth, Bronte Country

3 Stars



Local area

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  • Barbecue 
  • Highchair 
  • Cot Available 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Heritage Collection 
  • Featured on TV 


Well known over the world as the home of Nora Batty in filming for the long running TV series ’Last of the Summer Wine’, this cottage gives a unique opportunity to step back in time and stay in the most famous house in TV comedy. Tastefully furnished in keeping with the era, yet with all modern facilities, it boasts an abundance of props, memorabilia and signed photos of the cast and crew. Centrally situated in Holmfirth, overlooking the riverside, there are plenty of shops, inns and restaurants to choose from close by, and of course the surrounding area has stunning scenery to explore on foot or by car. Shop 100 yards, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Dining room/kitchen with Yorkshire stone floor.

First floor

Living room. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. 5 steps to 2 double bedrooms, one with 2 additional singles.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. H/chair. DVD. CD. Elec cooker. M/wave.


Courtyard with furniture. Portable barbecue. Parking 50 yards.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    100 yards
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
    50 yards
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    50 yards
  • Railway station distance
    2.5 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

Anne, Charlotte and Emily Bronte wrote some of the most famous novels in the English language. Today, the moors and hills that inspired The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights draw many seeking to explore the dramatic landscape of Bronte Country and the South Pennine hills.

This is perfect walking country, whether you prefer a planned route to see the sights or a slow wander in the hope of discovering unexpected treasures.

You can visit the ruined farmhouse of Top Withens, on which Emily based the Earnshaw home of Wuthering Heights and the Bronte Waterfalls, a place the sisters visited often for peace, reflection and creative inspiration.

The moors are also home to a number of fascinating towns and villages. Haworth is a favourite and the house in which the Bronte family lived is now the Bronte Parsonage Museum.

The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway runs through Bronte country from bustling Keighley to the village of Oxenhope. There's a stop at Haworth and another at Oakworth, the station used for filming the classic movie, The Railway Children.

Bronte Country is much more than a day-trip and there's no better way to steep yourself in this ancient land of mystery and romance than to stay in a solid moorland cottage.

Whether you prefer a town location or a more remote and rural spot, it's great to know that a day on the moors is guaranteed to end in a hot meal, a relaxing bath and a comfy bed.

Things to do nearby

Mary Toodley Loop - Horse Riding

The Mary Towneley Loop, is a 42 mile circular route which forms part of the Pennine Bridleway National Trail.

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