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Hob Hey Hideaways

9.7

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General

  • Peaceful, small glamping site in the pretty village of Norland
  • A five-minute drive to Sowerby Bridge; 15 minutes to Shibden Hall
  • Firepit provided; breakfast and afternoon tea available to order

Hob Hey Hideaways is a pop-up glamping site in the pretty West Yorkshire village of Norland, with gorgeous rural views all around, and lots of lovely hill and moorland walks nearby (plus bike routes used for the Tour de Yorkshire, if that’s more your thing…)

If you’re not up for such leg-busting outings, you’ll be pleased to hear that you can instead opt to stroll to the local village in about 10 minutes for a kids’ park or a pub. A firepit is provided at your tent and you'll have access to a gas barbecue and outdoor eating area too, so it’s a fine idea to stop by at the farm shop a couple of miles away where you can buy locally sourced produce for your grill (put in a pre-order and they can sort out a breakfast pack if you like). Sowerby Bridge (a mile away) has a couple of decent supermarkets for any other bits you need, and there are more shops 10 minutes away in Halifax.

The setup on site is a rather special one: there are just a couple of smart bell tents here, so you’ll get a good deal of space and peace as well as a comfy bed and boho furnishings. Access to fresh water and a smart toilet/shower facility are nearby, and there’s a kitchen cabin that houses a fridge, a freezer, a microwave and a washing-up area. You’ll have complimentary tea and coffee, and, in a rather lovely touch, a bottle of fizz provided in your welcome pack.

The friendly owner is around on site daily to offer tips and advice; there’s no electric connection here but phone charging is available on request too.

Special occasion? Send a note in the special requests box to order a farmhouse breakfast delivery or a splendid afternoon tea (for an extra cost).


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9.7

Overall rating based on 7 reviews

 

100% would recommend this site to a friend.

86% would stay here again.

 

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Lovely short break and highly recommended22/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Willow’s Wallow bell tent
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    Fantastic place

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From the manager...

Thank you for choosing Hob Hey as a last minute getaway. It was lovely hosting for you. I’m thrilled you enjoyed your stay and would revisit. Thank you for your lovely comments. Hopefully see you again very soon
Jo

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Absolutely everything! The perfect stay. Location was great - not …01/08/2022

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLizzie A.Confirmed

  • Willow’s Wallow bell tent
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    Absolutely everything! The perfect stay.
    Location was great - not too far from a train station, pubs, and perfect for walks.
    The facilities - fully equipped kitchen didn’t need to bring anything apart from the food! The shower was amazing and clean toilet. Communal bbq to use was great!
    The tent we stayed in (willows wallow) was clean, comfy bed, also had everything that was needed at the tent also if we wanted too cook at the tent, and fire pit and logs provided!
    we added on afternoon tea which was phenomenal!
    Such an amazing place to stay and Jo the host was perfect, went above and beyond to make sure we had the most incredible stay.
    Thank you so much & we will see you again!

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What a fantastic review, I’m made up Liz and Adam were the perfect guests. Despite the British weather the weekend they stated they had a fabulous time. They both commented the sound of the rain helped them rest and relax and they didn’t even notice the weather. I am so pleased they enjoyed their stay and it was a pleasure hosting for them and making this the best birthday ever !!! Thank you for your lovely feedback and please visit Hob Hey Hideaways again.

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Great stay , clean, great personal touches children loved it07/09/2021

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  • Sonella’s Slumber bell tent
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    Gorgeous view, close ammentities, the children loved seeing the donkeys ! Shower, toilet and kitchen

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Fantastic weekend, great facilities and additional nice touches31/08/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKate D.Confirmed

  • Deb’s Den bell tent
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    Lovely weekend at hob hey hideaways, best glamping set up I have seen, we were able to turn up with just clothes and food and everything we needed was there ready for us. The cubby kitchen is a very luxurious addition, to have an electric hob, toaster and kettle and a fridge was great. If you want authentic camping though, the one ring burner and camping kettle outside the tent enable you to make your morning cuppa, listening for the kettle whistle with an incredible view. Jo has thought of everything and has added lots of little touches such as biscuits on the pillows, solar powered fairy lights, bedside lamp and gorgeous smelling toiletries and diffusers to ensure the camping facilities stayed smelling fresh! Our children loved the freedom and fresh air, no screens for the whole weekend, and the bonus was a yummy carvery at the Hobbit pub down the road. We will definitely be back.

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    Close proximity and shared facilities with second tent only a problem if neighbours are noisy or dont clean up after themselves. Otherwise nice to make friends with other families and children can play together.

From the manager...

Thank you for your wonderful review. I am so pleased that you had a great stay and mentioned returning next year to me. I will pitch the tents further apart next season. I am sorry if the neighbours were untidy and hope my cleaning made up for it. Thank you Jo

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Lovely site with clean facilities, friendly staff10/08/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Sonella’s Slumber bell tent
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    The tent toilet and kitchen

    Disliked: 

    Having to pay £5 to charge phone

From the manager...

Thank you for your review and I’m sorry that you disliked having to pay for the non electric amenities. I will look to having solar chargers in the future
Thank you for your comments
Jo
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Such a brilliant little site, run so kindly and efficiently …03/08/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomBenjamin S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Deb’s Den bell tent
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    Such a brilliant little site, run so kindly and efficiently by the lovely Jo.
    Location is amazing, with wonderful views over the valley and of Sowerby Bridge, and an amazing sunset.
    The bell tents are wonderful. Spacious and impeccably equipped. Having access to a fridge and freezer, as well as a hot shower and beautifully maintained loo made camping a breeze.
    You're in striking distance of such wonderful places too - we headed to Hebden Bridge and had the most beautiful walk up at Hardcastle Crags. You could even head to the coast to Bridlington or Formby.

    Jo runs the site with a clear and obvious passion and desire for you to have a lovely time, and that's priceless in a host. Thank you for a smashing weekend!

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Thank you for your lovely review. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your experience at Hob Hey Hideaways. I do work hard to ensure that people have a wonderful stay and I am pleased that you felt that was the case. Thank you Jo
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High Quality, Excellent, Welcoming, Beautiful, Luxury, Friendly, Clean25/07/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Sonella’s Slumber bell tent
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    I stayed at Hob Hey Hideaway with my three children and miniature dachshund while my Campervan was being repaired.

    I was met by Jo‘s father on arrival who was amazing, he helped us as settle in an was very hospitable as we didn’t have transport to get supplies. Jo and her family are lovely people.

    The tent and furnishings were beautiful, high quality and lots of nice finishing touches. The kids loved the games and the games box. The toilet and shower facilities are great and impeccably clean.

    We ordered breakfast boxes and a s’mores box. These were absolutely fantastic quality and great value for money. Jo goes out of her way to add special touches and it shows.

    The scenery of the dales is beautiful and peaceful, there is plenty space and the sunsets are spectacular.

    This is a very special place and worth every penny.

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From the manager...

Thank you for your super review. It is also lovely to see your own photos and experience on the site. You were one of my first customers and I really enjoy hosting for you. I look forward to your return next year.
Jo
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Features

Coronavirus

Capacity reduced to increase social distancing

Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests

Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided

Extra spacing in seated areas

Hand sanitizing stations

More frequent emptying of bins

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

TV room

Takeout

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Car parking by site/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundry

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Portable toilet

Pub toilets

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Barbecue provided

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Bell tents

Themes

Hikers’ paradise

Luxury

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Utilities

Charging facilities

Communal fridge

Dump point

Electric car charging point(s)

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Convenience store nearby

Dog walk nearby

Public transportation nearby

Type

Farm

Pop-up campsite

Tiny (1-10 sites)

Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby

Golf nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Location

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  • Hob Lane, Norland, Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, HX6 3QP
  • Timezone Europe/London +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 53.6979°N 1.9133°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Halifax Bus Station — 4.8 kilometres
Bus Station — 8.8 kilometres
Bus Station — 10.2 kilometres
Train stations
Sowerby Bridge Rail Station — 1.2 kilometres
Halifax Rail Station — 4.7 kilometres
Mytholmroyd Rail Station — 5.7 kilometres
Ferry ports
Heysham Ferry Terminal — 75.6 kilometres
Airports
Leeds Bradford International Airport — 25.3 kilometres
Manchester Airport Terminal 2 — 44.1 kilometres
Manchester Airport Terminal 1 — 44.3 kilometres

Directions


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Attractions and activities nearby include:

- Sowerby Bridge (canal walks, bars and restaurants and boat trips): five minutes' drive

- Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience: 10 minutes

- Halifax Piece Hall: 10 minutes

- Shibden Hall (home of ‘Gentleman Jack’ Anne Lister): 15 minutes

- Ogden Water Country Park: 20 minutes

- Hebden Bridge: 20 minutes

- Cragg Vale: 20 minutes

- Hardcastle Crags (woodland walks and old mill): 25 minutes

- Stoodley Pike: half an hour.

Must see

  • Eureka! The National Children's Museum (4.5 kilometres)
  • Halifax Ski & Snowboard Centre (5.5 kilometres)
  • National Media Museum (14.6 kilometres)

National Trust

  • Hardcastle Crags (10.3 kilometres)
  • Marsden Moor Estate (10.8 kilometres)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Hob Hey Hideaways cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

The campground/park is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Hob Hey Hideaways will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Hired accommodation: GBP70.00 ($124.32) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

Sites: a GBP50.00 ($88.80) deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure when returning the gate badge/barrier pass/toilet keys.

The damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit required on arrival can only be paid for in cash.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking, or at any point before the due date.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Hob Hey Hideaways have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Hob Hey Hideaways dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Hob Hey Hideaways? Attractions and activities nearby include: - Sowerby Bridge (canal walks, bars and restaurants and boat trips): five minutes' drive - Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience: 10 minutes - Halifax Piece Hall: … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Hob Hey Hideaways?
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  7 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
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