The village of Hinchliffe Mill is situated a mile south west of Holmfirth. The site is located within the Hinchliffe Mill Conservation Area and is bordered by the River Holme to the north west and beautiful open countryside to the south east.
The site sits just outside the boundary of the Peak District National Park. The UK’s first
National Park offers a wealth of outdoor activities from cycling and fell-running events, to caving and rock climbing.
The site is well-placed for commuting to Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield. Each city is within a 45 minute drive of the site. Brockholes train station, 4 miles away, has an hourly service to Sheffield and Huddersfield with connecting services to Leeds.
Slaithwaite train station is 6 ½ miles away and has an hourly service to Manchester.
Hinchliffe Mill Junior & Infants’ School is within half a mile of the site and was rated outstanding by Ofstead in its last inspection, as was Holmfirth High School which is just 2 ½ miles away. Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and Wakefield Girls’ High School are served by a dedicated bus service to and from Holmfirth.
Holmfirth has a lively cultural and arts scene with it’s annual Art Week, Film Festival and Food & Drink Festival. The town’s restaurants and bars are within 20 minutes walk of the site. The Holmfirth Vineyard with its own restaurant is also just up the road.