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Why choose to stay at 'By The Beck'?

Below are some of the wonderful reasons why guests choose our accommodation…


A Haven for Happy Valley Fans

For enthusiasts of the acclaimed TV series "Happy Valley," a stay at "By the Beck" presents a unique and thrilling opportunity to immerse yourself in the very landscapes that brought the show to life. Nestled in the heart of Calderdale, the area famously served as the backdrop for the gripping drama.

Our elegant 1-bedroom apartment not only offers luxurious comfort but also puts you in the midst of the authentic Happy Valley setting. As you explore the local scenery, you'll recognize iconic locations from the series, making your stay an interactive experience with the world of the show.

Whether you're retracing the steps of your favourite characters on scenic countryside walks or simply revelling in the picturesque beauty of Luddenden Valley, "By the Beck" connects you to the essence of Happy Valley.

In addition to Happy Valley, the TV sitcom from the 1970-1980s “In Loving Memory” was filmed in the village of Luddenden.

More recently, the series of Gentleman Jack and Last Tango in Halifax were also filmed in and around the nearby area.


A Romantic Getaway

In today's bustling world, finding time to slow down and reconnect can be a challenge. For couples seeking a serene escape, infused with natural beauty and opportunities for shared exploration, "By the Beck" in Calderdale presents the perfect destination.

Nestled within a sympathetically converted 1860 corn mill, "By the Beck" is a spacious and light-filled apartment offering modern comforts and a touch of elegance. Whether enjoying a morning coffee at the breakfast bar or cuddling up for a movie, every moment is a chance to unwind in each other's company.

Calderdale's stunning landscapes offer endless opportunities for walking hand-in-hand. Meander along the canal to Hebden Bridge, hike through Bronte Country, or explore scenic countryside walks right from your doorstep. The beauty of Calderdale promises to bring you closer together.

At "By the Beck," the romance isn't confined to the stunning landscapes. Indulge in the decadence of a velvet chaise sofa, perfect for lounging together, or connect your favourite playlists to the Bluetooth side table/speaker for a personal soundtrack to your stay.

Offering tremendous value for money, "By the Beck" provides all the luxuries you desire at a great price point. With thoughtful touches like complimentary tea, coffee, and toiletries, your stay is both affordable and indulgent.

For couples yearning for a break that combines relaxation, adventure, and a touch of luxury, "By the Beck" offers a truly special getaway. Reconnect with each other, revel in the natural beauty, and create memories in Calderdale that will linger long after you return home. Book your break today and discover what makes "By the Beck" the perfect escape.


Great local pub…

At the very heart of the village, adjacent to St Mary's Church, is the award-winning Lord Nelson: a friendly and inviting 17th Century coaching house with a beautiful, if hidden, garden for the summer and cosy fires in the winter. The pub was a favourite of Bramwell Bronte, the only brother of Charlotte, Emily and Anne, during his time as a clerk on the Leeds and Manchester Railway in charge of Luddendenfoot Station.

Whether you choose to drink al fresco in the Lord Nelson's hidden garden, soaking up the summer sun, or cosy up by the fireside in the winter, this historic pub offers an authentic Yorkshire experience.

Beyond the village, Calderdale offers a fine range of dining options, from cosy cafes to gourmet restaurants, ensuring that every palate is catered for. Enjoy local ales, sample fresh farm-to-table dishes, or indulge in afternoon tea in a scenic setting.

"By the Beck" places you in the perfect position to explore, taste, and enjoy all that this culinary region has to offer. Come for the walks, stay for the food, and make memories that will last a lifetime in Calderdale.

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History and Modern Comfort at “By the Beck”

Nestled in the picturesque village of Luddenden, "By the Beck" invites you to step into a world where history and contemporary luxury intertwine. Set within an old corn mill, originally dating back to 1860, this unique building captures the essence of Calderdale's rich industrial past.

Sympathetically converted into 8 individual apartments around 1990, "By the Beck" retains the architectural charm of a bygone era, while offering all the modern conveniences you'd expect from a luxury stay. A few steps lead up to the front door, inviting you into a world of comfort and elegance, all conveniently located on one level.

The apartment is light and airy throughout, with wide windows that fill the space with natural sunlight, casting a warm glow on the exposed brickwork and original features. The marriage of history with modern design is evident everywhere you look, from the tastefully chosen decor to the seamless integration of all new appliances.

Newly renovated and decorated, "By the Beck" provides a sumptuous retreat that honours its heritage. Enjoy a fabulous Rangemaster oven with induction hob, or unwind with the latest Netflix. Every detail has been considered, from the luxurious king-size bed with a high-quality mattress to the sleek and efficient washer/dryer.

Staying at "By the Beck" is not just a getaway; it's an experience that connects you with the heart and soul of Calderdale. The combination of historical authenticity and modern luxury creates a soothing atmosphere that enchants visitors time and time again.

Come and discover the timeless elegance of "By the Beck," where the past meets the present in perfect harmony.


No car? No problem!

Nestled in the charming village of Luddenden in Calderdale, the "By the Beck" apartment offers not only comfort and luxury but exceptional accessibility. Whether you're travelling for business, leisure or a mix of both, the apartment's location ensures that getting around is as seamless and convenient as possible. Here's why:

Well-Connected by Rail

The apartment's close proximity to train stations at Mytholmroyd, Sowerby Bridge, and Halifax offers direct links to major cities like Manchester, Leeds, York, and even London. Whether you're planning day trips to explore the rich culture of nearby towns or attending business meetings in the city, the train service ensures swift and smooth travel.

Regular Local Bus Routes

For those looking to explore Calderdale and its charming surroundings, regular local bus routes provide easy access to the area's picturesque landscapes, historical sites, and vibrant shopping districts. The reliable service allows guests to immerse themselves in local life without the hassle of driving.

Taxis - A Call Away

Need a ride in a hurry? Taxis are readily available with a 24/7 service throughout the local area. Whether it's a late-night return from a concert or a quick ride to a nearby attraction, the taxi service ensures you're never stranded.

Walk to Essential Amenities

Everything you need is just a stroll away. A Morrison's Extra Store is located just a 10-minute walk from the apartment, perfect for picking up daily essentials. For those interested in local flavours, the Midgley community shop, less than a mile away, stocks local produce and all the basic amenities.

Enjoy the Historic Lord Nelson Inn

At the very heart of the village, adjacent to St Mary’s Church, you'll find the award-winning Lord Nelson. This friendly and inviting 17th-century coaching house, with a beautiful hidden garden for summer and cosy fires in winter, has a rich history, being a favourite of Bramwell Bronte. Visit, enjoy, and add a literary charm to your Luddenden experience.

"By the Beck" offers a uniquely accessible holiday stay. From convenient transportation links to nearby essential amenities, everything is on hand for you to enjoy. Couple this with the apartment's luxurious comfort, and you have a Calderdale stay that is as relaxing as it is connected. Whether exploring the literary landscapes of Brontë country or enjoying a local ale by a crackling fire, the ease of travel enhances every moment of your stay at "By the Beck." Make your next holiday a convenient one, where the many travel options put Calderdale's charm at your doorstep.

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Your Ideal Stay for Halifax Piece Hall Events

Halifax's historic Piece Hall is renowned for hosting a vibrant array of concerts, festivals, and cultural events. If you're planning to attend one of these unforgettable experiences, look no further than "By the Beck" for your accommodation. Here's why this beautiful apartment in Calderdale is the perfect complement to your Piece Hall event experience.

Situated just a 15-minute taxi ride from The Piece Hall in Halifax, "By the Beck" offers convenience without sacrificing the tranquillity of a countryside setting. Whether you're enjoying a musical concert or a bustling festival, returning to the serene comfort of "By the Beck" is a breeze.

Extend your cultural exploration beyond the Piece Hall event by discovering the charming village of Luddenden. Explore the award-winning Lord Nelson pub, or take scenic walks through Calderdale's stunning countryside. A stay at "By the Beck" allows you to enjoy the best of both worlds.

Whether you're a couple seeking a memorable night out or a single business traveller attending a conference, "By the Beck" is designed to accommodate. With a spacious king-size bed and high-quality furnishings, the apartment provides an intimate and comfortable space for relaxation.

Offering high-quality accommodation at a great price point, "By the Beck" ensures your stay in Calderdale is as delightful as it is affordable. Thoughtful touches like complimentary tea, coffee, and cleaning essentials add to the overall value and convenience.

The rich cultural tapestry of Calderdale is reflected not only in Piece Hall events but also within the walls of "By the Beck." Set within a converted 1860 corn mill, the apartment offers a unique connection to the area's industrial heritage, enhancing your cultural experience.

From convenience and comfort to cultural enrichment, "By the Beck" is tailored to enhance your Halifax Piece Hall event experience. Why settle for a mere place to stay when you can embrace an accommodation that resonates with your cultural pursuits? Book your stay at "By the Beck" today and elevate your Piece Hall event into a complete Calderdale experience.