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Address: Hebden Bridge, England
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The two churches are a good place to start. One ruined with fascinating old headstones laid like paving stones, the other a good example of a church for a worshiping community... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a walk from Hebden Bridge to up to this village and it was a steep but nice walk. We got a bit lost but it was ok.

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Thank Phil C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The two churches are a good place to start. One ruined with fascinating old headstones laid like paving stones, the other a good example of a church for a worshiping community with modern seating, books for sale and cafe area. The main street is like stepping back to a bygone age, little has changed and the free museum gives a... More 

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Thank ionay1
Halifax, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Picturesque, quaint beautiful are all adjectives that can be said of Heptonstall,the village is used frequently for an out door film set . Catch the bus to Heptonstall (695) from Hebden Bridge or walk up Colden Water, wander round the village take in the ruined church and the old graveyard, have lunch in either of the two pubs or the... More 

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midlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must visit village,if you are visiting Hebden Bridge then you must make time to visit Heptonstall.It is a lovely walk from Hebden Bridge if you are feeling quite fit,once you arrive at the village you can then take in the atmosphere and relax and take in the splendid views.It can get busy at weekends in the summer... More 

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Thank fishwickMidlands
Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Walk the Buttress up from Hebden Bridge. View the church ruins and go inside the new church. See Sylvia Plath’s grave and the octagonal church. Tea shops and pubs in the village.

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Thank LCNtraveller
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Can't say too much about this place other than I will be going back to hebden bridge just to have a proper look round this very intreaging village ... It looks like it's been lost in time for the past 120 years

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Thank vbiggins
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

So much to see in a small place. So historical. Atmosphere brilliant. Whole area good to spend time in. Coffee shop opposite.

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Thank Ann R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This place is fantastic and walking round really does take you back years. Cobble roads, very oldy worldly. There are a couple of pubs and a tea room. A couple of car parks. Local people who live there are friendly. Toilets didn't open until April though, the museum doesn't open until March. However you can walk around the church yard... More 

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Thank Amy W
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

After visiting the Information Centre in Hebden Bridge on a cold morning in January who incidentally were very helpful, they also suggested that we needed to go to Hepstonhall during our visit which was just a short 20 minute walk. We found the cobbled path from Hebden Bridge and then started climbing. I think I would recommend a strong pair... More 

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Thank 472Oakwood
Maryland Heights
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Reviewed 31 December 2016

Poet/author Sylvia Plath was buried here in Heptonstall, and it is a must for fans of her work to make a pilgrimage there. The ruins of the old church are fascinating to walk through and it was as if her verses filled my head at every turn. Especially the pigeons, "Roosting and cooing 'You, you" (from "A Secret"). The gravestone... More 

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