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New homes in Holmfirth

Lying on the northern fringes of the Peak District, Holmfirth is a small town within the Holme Valley area of West Yorkshire. Surrounded by natural beauty, houses in Holmfirth also provide great access to notable spots in the region such as Huddersfield and Halifax. Major cities Leeds and Manchester are both also only around 20 miles away, while Bradford is even closer. 


This is a wonderful place to live if you want to feel a great connection with nature, thanks to spectacular Pennine scenery all around. The town centre has everything you need readily available though, so check out our latest new houses near Holmfirth below. 

Helme Ridge, Meltham

Helme Ridge, Meltham

Helme Lane, Meltham, HOLMFIRTH, WEST YORKSHIRE, HD9 5RJ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £237,995 to £339,995
Weavers Chase, Golcar

Weavers Chase, Golcar

Grange Road, Golcar, HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE, HD7 4QZ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £234,995 to £329,995
Willow Gardens

Willow Gardens

New Road, Tintwistle, GLOSSOP, DERBYSHIRE, SK13 1JN

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £292,995 to £313,995
Lock Keeper's Gate

Lock Keeper's Gate

Dearne Hall Road, Barugh Green, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S75 1LX

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £227,995 to £332,995
Notton Wood View, Royston

Notton Wood View, Royston

Lee Lane, Royston, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S71 4RT

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £232,995 to £269,995
Hillside Central

Hillside Central

Fields Farm Road, Hattersley, HYDE, GREATER MANCHESTER, SK14 3NP

Weavers Place

Weavers Place

Fields Farm Road, Hattersley, HYDE, GREATER MANCHESTER, SK14 3NP

St Andrew's Place, Morley

St Andrew's Place, Morley

Bruntcliffe Road, Morley, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE, LS27 0QG

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £254,995 to £339,995
Hillside West
Coming soon

Hillside West

Hattersley Road West, Hyde, HYDE, GREATER MANCHESTER, SK14 3LF

  • Coming soon
Ambler's Meadow, East Ardsley

Ambler's Meadow, East Ardsley

Bradford Road, East Ardsley, WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE, WF3 2DL

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £244,995 to £349,995
Spring Valley View

Spring Valley View

Westminster Avenue, Clayton, BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD14 6SQ

  • 2 and 3 bedroom homes
  • £168,995 to £244,995
Salter's Brook, Cudworth

Salter's Brook, Cudworth

Carrs Lane, Cudworth, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S72 8EJ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £182,995 to £309,995
The Bridleways

The Bridleways

Eccleshill, Bradford, BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD2 3NS

  • 3 bedroom homes
  • £185,995 to £204,995
St Oswald's View, Methley

St Oswald's View, Methley

Station Road, Methley, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE, LS26 9ET

  • 2 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £219,995 to £419,995
Midshires Meadow
Coming soon

Midshires Meadow

Linglongs Road, Whaley Bridge, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE, SK23 7DS

  • Coming soon
Waldmers Wood
Coming soon

Waldmers Wood

Walmersley Old Road, Walmersley, BURY, GREATER MANCHESTER, BL9 6SB

  • Coming soon
The Glassworks, Catcliffe

The Glassworks, Catcliffe

Poplar Way, Catcliffe, ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S60 5TR

  • 2 and 3 bedroom homes
  • £114,400 to £274,995
Momentum, Waverley

Momentum, Waverley

Highfield Lane, Waverley, ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S60 8AL

  • 1, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £94,400 to £299,995

Live the Life

Located in West Yorkshire close to Huddersfield and Glossop, Holmfirth is a small, quaint town in the Pennine Hills, perfect if you’re looking for rural living within easy reach of nearby towns and cities. Best known as the backdrop for the TV series Last of the Summer Wine, today Holmfirth is a popular place to live for families of all ages.

Things to see and do

Holmfirth is a lively town, with lots of events taking place throughout the year. Holmfirth Film Festival takes place at the end of May each year, while the town also hosts Art Week and Holmfirth Festival of Folk.

The town has lots of popular independent attractions, including the Picturedrome which has been nominated as the ‘Best Small Venue’ by music magazine NME. The Summer Wine Exhibition celebrates the famous TV series and is located in character Compo’s house. Exhibits include set props and costumes, and a timeline stretching across the programme’s 37-year history.

Other attractions in Holmfirth include The Potter’s Den, Holmfirth Mystery Treasure Trail and Ashley Jackson Gallery. If you’re moving to the area with children, there are lots of great family days out nearby including Beaumont Park, Huddersfield Climbing Centre, Cliffe House and Colne Valley Museum in Huddersfield, and Eureka! The National Children’s Museum in Halifax.

Education

For families with school-age children, there are a number of ‘outstanding’ schools in the local area, as rated by Ofsted. These include Netherthong Primary School, Thurstonland Endowed Voluntary Controlled First School, Honley Church of England Voluntary Controlled Infant and Nursery School, Farnley Tyas Church of England Voluntary Controlled First School, Moor End Academy and Shelley College.

If you’re looking for independent education, private schools in the local area include Huddersfield Grammar School and Edgerton College, while higher education is provided a short drive away at the University of Huddersfield, which was named the Times Higher Education ‘University of the Year’ in 2013.

Getting to Holmfirth

Although Holmfirth train station closed to passengers in 1959, the town still has good road links to nearby towns and cities, along with regular bus services from Hampshire bus station. Huddersfield is the nearest large town, around 20 minutes away from Holmfirth by car or 30 minutes by bus. Wakefield is 40 minutes away by car or one hour by bus, while Barnsley can be reached in just 30 minutes.

Travelling slightly further afield, Leeds is a 45-minute drive away from Holmfirth, while Manchester can be reached in one hour via the A635. The journey to and from London takes three hours 50 minutes by car from Holmfirth, or around two hours by train from Wakefield.

If you’re going abroad, Holmfirth is 50 minutes away from Manchester Airport, 55 minutes from Leeds Bradford Airport and one hour away from Doncaster Sheffield Airport.