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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for 2 nights for a walking break, a wonderful location to walk from the pub and back, loads of walking options, marvelous views, and 2 mile walk into Holmefirth for a coffee at Sid's cafe. What I really like about the Red Lion is that it is not pretending to be anything else other than what it is, a...

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The new owners of the Red Lion are a wonderful couple. They were very accommodating and evening served us with food when we got back really late from the football. Good choice of drinks and the pub had a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. It is clear that the new owners are investing lots into this place and have a real...

1Thank Tess V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely last minute we decided to go away for the night but needed to stay relatively local given that the following morning we needed to be back in Barnsley for our children's football match. My wife an I both love Holmfirth so we decided to look on-line at places that had vacancies in and around that area. One place that...

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 2 January 2017

New owners Greg and Krystle deserve some praise for their hard work since moving in. All the rooms have been refurbed and now they offer food, the food is worth a visit in itself. Very reasonable and extremely nice. Really friendly pub and always a welcome.

Thank Annie L
Krystle W, Owner at The Red Lion Inn, responded to this review

Hey there Annie, thank you so much for your wonderful review. We pride ourselves on offering a relaxed and friendly ambience in a clean and welcoming venue. It's so great to see everyone enjoying our food, our Red's Little Italy on Wednesday's and Burger Nights on Thursdays are really starting to get a following. Thanks again for taking the time...

Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Very friendly owners made us feel very welcome during our brief stay. The room was clean, comfortable and cosy with conveniently located plug points and tea/coffee provided. Also has a lovely view of the surrounding area. The Red Lion Inn has recent new owners who have clearly made vast improvements in a short space of time, I recommend you ignore...

Thank Zack H
Krystle W, Owner at The Red Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Zack, for taking the time to post this review. We love the Red Lion's central village location as well, out of every window is a beautiful scene of Holme Valley country side, the classic stone cottages of the area or the massive Mills with the Church spire reaching up over it all. We have definitely given a bit...

Castelsardo, Italy
Reviewed 21 October 2016

A traditional pub and B&B combination; great location. New owners mean rooms are now spotless (anyone who stayed before will know why I emphasise that) and breakfast a proper "yorkshire" serving. Give them your support!

Thank Peter-in-Sardinia
Management response:

Hello Peter-in-Sardinia, thank you for taking the time to review our new Inn and with such wonderful feedback. We have indeed been working hard to make our rooms as clean and comfortable as they are today and it is with pure delight that we see them being enjoyed. We hope the rest of your trip was lovely and that long...

All around the world!
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I stayed here for one night for the folk festival and booked very last minute so was just glad to find a space. The bed sheets were clean and there was tea and coffee which were positives. Everything else was pretty awful! The bin hadn't even been emptied from the previous guest, the kettle hadn't been emptied either. The shower...

2Thank NorweignWood
Red_Lion_Inn_hd9, Owner at The Red Lion Inn, responded to this review

At last , a review to respond to after I have closed the business :). I too have stayed in cheaper places however they were not in or near Holmfirth and that is where you wanted to be. Cheapest B&B within 5 miles of Holmfirth! Probably why I had to close the business. Read other reviews, read responses... you want...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2016

First to all the people who have complained you get what you pay for in life and this is what you get at the red lion no frills. breakfast is available if you book it the land lord is welcoming and so are the locals like he says in is responses prices would have to rise to make improvements at...

1Thank aghh_13
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This place does not pretend to be grand. It is a traditional pub that has rooms and caters for people without silver spoons in their mouths or other ideas of grandeur! The rooms are functional and clean. If you order breakfast when you book you wont be disappointed its a hearty plate full. Approximately 2.5miles outside the centre of Holmfirth...

1Thank PlanetHopper1
Leyburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016

this b&b is awful do not go!!!! on arrival we were told there was no breakfast as he didn't have anything in the room was basic bed was lumpy en suite was a pokey there were no towels had to ask for some the bin hadn't been emptied . there was a strong smell of mould in the air do...

Thank Christine M
Red_Lion_Inn_hd9, Owner at The Red Lion Inn, responded to this review

hank you for taking the time to leave a review. I am disappointed that you did not enjoy your stay and your comments regarding the bin and towels have been taken on board although I did personally apologise and explain the lack of towels during your stay with us, if I had not thought you would be better in the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Red Lion Inn at Jackson Bridge, Holmfirth is a traditional real ale Inn with a typically warm and friendly Yorkshire welcome, The Red Lion Inn is situated at the heart of the 'Summer Wine Country' in Jackson Bridge, near Holmfirth, in the rolling countryside of the West Yorkshire Pennines.A wide selection of award-winning real cask ales, beers, wines and spirits are available from the bar whatever your tipple.The Red Lion Inn also offers high-quality bed & breakfast facilities which offer the perfect base from which to explore local areas of interest and attractions within West Yorkshire, 'The Last of the Summer Wine Country' and the Peak District. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Red Lion Inn

Address: Sheffield Road, Holmfirth HD9 7HB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > West Yorkshire > Holmfirth
Price Range: €50 - €71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Red Lion Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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