Last of the Summer Wine Exhibition
HOLMFIRTH, WEST YORKSHIRE
In Compo’s house you will find not only his disreputable sleeping garments hanging up, but other fascinating props, including a rather large inflatable lady. The main display room is a real treasure trove of Summer Wine memories, appealing not only to dedicated Summer Wine fans but to just about anyone, and all age groups. The exhibition entrance has been changed to make it easier for visitors to access. Go past the wellies and up the staircase. The Wrinkled Stocking tea rooms are adjacent to Compo and Nora Batty’s houses.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
Assist dogs allowed
- Parking nearby
- Opening Times: Open Apr-Oct, Thu-Tue 10-4. Closed Wed & Dec-Feb. Please check website for opening hours during Mar & Nov
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About the area
Discover West Yorkshire
Everybody knows that Yorkshire has some special landscapes. The Dales and the Moors first spring to mind, but what about West Yorkshire? That’s Leeds and Bradford isn’t it? Back-to-back houses and blackened mills… Certainly if you had stood on any of the hills surrounding Hebden Bridge a hundred years ago, and gazed down into the valley, all you would have seen was the pall of smoke issuing from the chimneys of 33 textile mills. But thankfully, life changes very quickly in West Yorkshire. The textile trade went into terminal decline, the mills shut down forever and in a single generation Hebden Bridge became a place that people want to visit.
The surrounding countryside offers walking every bit as good as the more celebrated Yorkshire Dales; within minutes you can be tramping across the moors. And this close proximity of town and country is repeated all across West Yorkshire. There’s such diversity in the area that you can find yourself in quite unfamiliar surroundings, even close to places you may know very well. Take time to explore this rich county and you will be thrilled at what you find to shatter old myths and preconceptions.
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