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Holmfirth is a small town on the A6024 Woodhead Road in the Holme Valley, within the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. Centred upon the confluence of the Holme and Ribble rivers, Holmfirth is 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Huddersfield and 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Glossop. It mostly consists of stone-built cottages nestled in the Pennine hills. The Peak District National Park around Holme Moss is 4 miles (6.4 km) to the south of the town. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Holmfirth was once a centre for pioneering film-making by Bamforth & Co., which later switched to the production of saucy seaside postcards. Between 1973 and 2010 both Holmfirth and the Holme Valley became well known as the filming location of the BBC's situation comedy Last of the Summer Wine.


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Facts and Stats for Holmfirth*

  • Pollution Statistics in Holmfirth

    Know the pollution level of Holmfirth before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 65 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Holmfirth: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Holmfirth for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Holmfirth.

    • Burglary and Theft 80.26 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 71.05 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 64.47 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 65.28 (High)
    • Car Stealing 73.68 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 81.58 (Very High)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 89.47 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 22.37 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 71.05 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 59.21 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 80.26 (Very High)
  • Living in Holmfirth - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 25.23 (Low)
    • Climate Index 85.59 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 53.02 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 79.86 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.9 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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