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Holdsworth House is the perfect size for a single, private conference or event. Make the manor exclusively yours and enjoy privileged, uninterrupted peace and quiet.  As well as the beautiful courtyards and gardens Holdsworth House has a number of spacious paddocks that can be used for some fantastic team building events. If the weather’s not up to much, then bring your activities inside in the Stuart Room or the Abraham Brigg.

Our professional partners can bring team building activities to our premises to test brain and brawn. We also work with the Dean Clough Cooking School in Halifax to offer some unique ways for colleagues to bond and compete.


INDOORS: Code Zero, Dragon’s Den, Director’s Cut, Passion for Fashion, Around the World, Samba Sound, Big Picture, Bridge Build.

OUTDOORS: Archery, Air Rifle Shooting, Laser Clays, True Grit, Duck Herding, Falconry, Segways, Power Turns, Country Pursuits, Giant Inflatables, Treasure Hunt.

EVENT THEMING: If you want to make your event go out with a bang, opt for one of the evening themes: Monopoly Night, Casino Monte Carlo, Race Night, Games Show, Murder Mystery.

For more information call us on 01422 240024. Teambuilding Brochure



The Cooking School at Dean Clough is literally a five minute drive from Holdswoth House. This is a world-class cooking school and has a host of celebrity chefs ready to endorse its top quality facilities and to even come to the school and teach you and your colleagues a few tricks of the trade. A registered Charity, Dean Clough Cooking School can create a fun and exciting team building events from half day Yorkshire Pudding Cook-offs, or an Omelette Challenge to a full day Master Chef competition. You’ll work with the region’s top chefs using the best equipment and local produce available. Plus it offers companies the chance to earn Corporate Social Responsibility credits as all profits are ploughed back into the charity who’s aim and Focus on Food activities help teach every child in school to cook.

Ideal for around 20 delegates, book your stay at Holdsworth House and we’ll work direct with the Cooking School to set up a bespoke event for you.

•    Away days and team building
•    Workforce training
•    Speaker events
•    Staff reward and incentive days
•    Celebrity hosted events

“The Cooking School is in a class of its own. It was a pleasure to teach here with the very best facilities on offer.” (Gary Rhodes)

Watch the Dean Clough Cooking School video here