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Holdsworth House is the perfect size for meetings and corporate events up to 120 guests. Your team building day can take place in our beautiful courtyards, paddocks and gardens or inside in the Stuart Room or the Abraham Brigg for up to around 50 people.


We work with CI Adventures a first class, excellent value, local adventurous activity provider. Together we can deliver team building activities to test brain and brawn, communication skills, leadership skills and delegation – whatever objective you want to achieve.




  • Slack line
  • Zip wire
  • Brain teasing games
  • Ladder climb
  • Archery
  • Circus Skills
  • Bushcraft skills

And much more!

Call us on 01422 240024 so that we can understand your objective and delegate numbers, then with CI Adventures we can give you a price.

Take a look at our team building gallery (pictures courtesy of Alex Knight Photography)



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