A cosy, rustic yet charming
in the heart of the Calder Valley in the South Pennines
'Humble Abode' affronts a Grade II Listed farmstead, and has been very recently & lovingly refurbished as a Bothy* to an exceptionally high standard.
There are modest yet exceptional facilities including underfloor heating throughout, a beautifully apportioned double bedroom, en-suite shower room, fully equipped lounge/diner/
kitchenette, bicycle storage and private parking (see 'All Facilities' in the menu above for complete list).
It is situated in the village of Old Town, only a 30-40 minute walk from the quirky & beautiful village of Hebden Bridge boasting an array of wonderful independent shops, restaurants, bars and cafes.
Sorry - no pets!
*The term 'Bothy' is traditionally used to describe a very modest place of shelter found mostly in remote walking areas, such as the Highlands of Scotland (within the UK). 'Humble Abode' has all the comforts of modest, yet sophisticatedly apportioned overnight accommodation, whilst retaining its original external character.
Where are we?
You will find us in
Old Town, beautifully elevated above Hebden Bridge,
in the heart of the
Enjoy the freedom & flexibility of self-catering, making use of the integrated kitchenette with mini-fridge, double hob, small sink & dining suite. (Modest starter pack provided)
There is external high quality bicycle storage, large enough for two adult bicycles.
Relaxing & sleeping
After a lovely long day of activities enjoy the snug lounge area housing a wall-mounted Smart television, and then slumber in the cosy double bedroom. A comfortable en-suite shower room with WC & sink adjoins the bedroom. (Fair trade toiletry starter-pack provided).
Why not stay for longer. We can provide once-weekly linen changes while you enjoy your extended break. Enquire below for further details.
There is private parking directly in front of the Bothy suitable for one vehicle.
THINGS TO SEE & DO
This is a perfect base for walking and/or fell-running. There are the magnificent woodland walks within Hardcastle Crags, & we are only a short detour/ride from the Pennine Way, the Calderdale Way, and Bronte country . Alternatively take the exceptionally scenic walk over the moors (approx 7-miles) to Haworth.
Check out the various festivals and gatherings including the annual Arts Festival, Film Festival, Handmade Parade, Open Gardens, Steampunk & Vintage Weekends, & Pride Festival, to name but a few.
Hebden Bridge boasts an array of unique independent shops, plus a very broad range of cafe's, bars and restaurants. Hebden Bridge was once notably given the title of being 'one of the world's funkiest towns', by British Airway's' High Life' in-flight magazine.
We have many bridleways and cycling routes. Check out:
Manchester & Leeds are equidistant from Hebden Bridge (approx 40mins on a train to both). Haworth, famous for the Bronte Sisters is only a short ride away. Why not visit the unique Grade I Listed conserved and transformed 'Piece Hall' of Halifax approx 8 miles away. It is the sole survivor of the great 18th Century cloth halls, now boasting wonderful shops, bars, cafes & restaurants, and with bands such as Elbow having topped the bill. (Check out the link below to see more BIG names in the coming months).
Enjoy the natural landscape of 'Hebden Bridge Golf Club at Mount Skip' just above Old Town, and providing 9-holes of sympathetic yet challenging terrain, set amongst the enchanting moorlands of the Pennines.
Eating & Drinking
Choose from an array of locally sourced & Internationally varied cuisine (including vegetarian/vegan & organic options). There are two very welcoming Inns within walking distance of 'Humble Abode', & a choice of wonderful coffee shops, pubs, bars & restaurants in Hebden Bridge and the surrounding areas.