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Brockholes is a small village in the Holme Valley about 4 miles south of Huddersfield town centre (5 miles by road). It is about 1.5 miles north north east of Holmfirth (2.5 miles by road).

The village is mostly residential but has areas of light industrial units, mainly on the site of Rock Mills, which was a large textile mill in the village.

The village has had a railway station on the Huddersfield to Sheffield line since 1850. It was also the location of the junction of a branch line to Holmfirth which also opened that year. The branch line provided a direct route of about a mile-and-a-half between Brockholes and Holmfirth station, but closed in 1965.

Around Brockholes

There are convenience stores in Brockholes Lane and at a fuel filling station in New Mill Road. The village also has a hairdresser.
Brockholes has a visit from a mobile Post Office.
Pubs in Brockholes are The Rock Inn and Travellers Rest, both along the A616 New Mill Road.
Brockholes has a sandwich shop and a takeaway catering in curries, burgers, fried chicken and kebabs.
Brockholes Village Hall has provided a centre for community activities since 1837. It is maintained by the Brockholes Village Trust.  Brockholes Village Trust website
Brockholes Bowling Club is in New Mill Road.  Brockholes Bowling Club social media page
Brockholes C of E Junior and Infant School is in Brockholes Lane.  Brockholes C of E Junior and Infant School website
St George Church, Brockholes, is in Brockholes Lane.  Parish of Honley with Brockholes website

Brockholes Methodist Church is in Oakes Lane.

Smithy Place Lane bridges the River Holme in Brockholes.
Brockholes is in the Holme Valley North ward of the metropolitan district of Kirklees.  Kirklees Council website

It is also in the Brockholes ward of the civil parish run by Holme Valley Parish Council.  Holme Valley Parish Council website


Brockholes station

Brockholes station is accessed from Ridings Fields and provides services along the Penistone Line.

Huddersfield > Brockholes ~ 11 minutes. Sheffield > Brockholes ~ 59 min - 1hr 5min.

 Northern - Brockholes Station and departure information at Northern website.

Bus services


Huddersfield Bus station - Lockwood - Berry Brow Parkgate - Honley Bridge - Brockholes - New Mill - Wooldale New Mill Road - Holmfirth Bus station - Hinchliffe Mill Woodhead Road - Holmbridge - Holme

Timetable at  Metro     Service information at  First


Huddersfield Bus station - Lockwood - Berry Brow Parkgate - Honley Bridge - Brockholes - New Mill & Royds Avenue - Wooldale Kirkroyds Lane, Robert Lane, New Mill Road - Holmfirth Bus station - Parkhead

Timetable at  Metro     Service information at  First

H6 Monday - Saturday daytime

Holmfirth Bus station - Wooldale Town End Road, Lower Town End Road, Pell Lane, Wooldale Road, Little Lane, Robert Lane - Thongsbridge Springwood Road, Woodlands Avenue, Luke Lane - Brockholes Oakes Avenue, Oakes Lane, New Mill Road - Thongsbridge Luke Lane, Miry Lane, Huddersfield Road - Holme Valley Memorial Hospital - Holmfirth Bus station

Timetable at  Metro     Timetables (.pdf format) at  Stotts Coach Travel

911 Monday to Saturday

Meltham Morrisons and village turning circle - Wilshaw - Honley Village centre, Honley Bridge and station Penistone Line -

then alternating route
- Farnley Tyas - Thurstonland - Brockholes - or
- Brockholes - Thurstonland - Farnley Tyas -

- Honley Station Penistone Line, Honley Bridge and village centre - Wilshaw - Meltham Village turning circle and Morrisons

Timetable at  Metro     Timetables (.pdf format) at  Stotts Coach Travel

X4 Monday to Fridays, one early morning one-way journey

Holmirth Holme Valley Hospital - Thongsbridge - Brockholes - Honley at Honley Bridge - Huddersfield Bus station

Timetable at  Metro      Timetables (.pdf format) at  Stotts Coach Travel

Road travel

Brockholes is on A616 New Mill Road about 5 miles from Huddersfield town centre.

The village is about 2 miles from Holmfirth via the A6024 and Smithy Place Lane.
Keeping to main roads it is about 3.5 miles from Holmfirth via the A635 and A616 or via the A6024 and A616.

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