The Fleece Countryside Inn

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RIPPONDEN, WEST YORKSHIRE

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Our Inspector's view

A sympathetically restored 18th Century inn in a superb location with stunning views over the village of Ripponden and The Calder Valley. The interior retains many original features including half timbered walls and exposed beams, which are matched by eclectic furnishing and decor styles. Imaginative and very enjoyable food can be enjoyed within the interior or on the superb alfresco terrace and bedrooms feature a combination of practical and thoughtful extras. A warm welcome is assured.

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5 Star Inn
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2-Rosette restaurant
The Fleece Countryside Inn
Barkisland,RIPPONDEN,WEST YORKSHIRE,HX4 0DJ

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 7
  • Family bedrooms: 2
  • Bedrooms ground: 2
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Laundry facilities
  • Children's portions or menu
Facilities
  • Free TV
  • Wifi
  • Lounge with TV
  • Open parking
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
Opening times
  • Open all year
Weddings
  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
Food
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Dinner Served

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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