Holmfirth is a little 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 approximately Holme Moss is 4 miles (6.4 km) to the south of the town.
Historically allowance of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Holmfirth was in the vent of a middle for pioneering film-making by Bamforth & Co., which forward-thinking 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 thing comedy Last of the Summer Wine.