Say hello to some of the team who who'll be looking after you and those working hard behind the scenes to ensure you have a wonderful visit.

Pictures by wedding photographer Sarah Brabbin


General Manager, Joseph

Football fanatic, family man and one cool cucumber. Hospitality and restaurant management runs in the blood.

Claire at Holdsworth House

Wedding & Events Manager, Claire

A super-dedicated, fount of all knowledge on weddings. Dog-loving, grand design expert with an unbelieveable memory!

Kay at Holdsworth House

Front Office Manager, Kay

Our official sports mum of the year. When not cheering on the family she's keeping our team in order. Rules the roost with a heart of gold and a wonderful telephone voice.

Breakfast supervisor Audrey. Awarded Employee of the Year 2017

Breakfast Supervisor, Audrey

Scottish-born beacon of smiles with a giggle that brightens guests' mornings. Loves her family time and Hebden Bridge but hates being photographed - gotcha Audrey! (Winner- Employee of the Year 2017)

Rachel at Holdsworth House

HR & Accounts Manager, Rachel

Number-crunching, travel-loving fan of fine cheeses. Not much gets past Rachel, especially unauthorised invoices!

Deputy general manager Chris

Deputy General Manager, Chris

Our Mr. Detail is always around to lend a hand, Chris has an impressive knowledge of wine and gin — go on, quiz him!


Head Housekeeper, Julie

Bright and breezy, just like her freshly laundered linen. Watch out Chef, Julie's also an ace in the kitchen!

Jake at Holdsworth House

Food & Beverage Manager, Jake

A real social butterfly. When he's not walking Puddles - his staffy - you'll find Jake down the Holdsworth House wine cellar or playing the ukulele.

Wedding Master of Ceremonies Tracey

Weddings Master of Ceremonies, Tracey

From housekeeping and kitchen to weddings and events, Tracey has loyally served Holdsworth House for almost thirty years.

Gardener John

Gardener, John

When he's not on the golf course, John is tending to the beds. Housekeeper Julie told him to take his muddy boots off first...

Maintenance man Charles

Maintenance Man, Charles

He loves his three Rs - renovating, rejuvenating and repairing of the historic halls. A keen astronomer, he's on the hunt for UFOs!

Chef Tom. Awarded Best Newcomer 2017

Senior Chef, Tom

As newcomer of the year 2017 Tom plays a central part in maintaining 2 AA Rosette standards (even though he does like pineapple on his pizzas).

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Kitchen Porter, Rose

For over forty years Rose has whipped the hotel kitchen into shape. She hasn't lost her lovely Irish lilt in all that time!

Marketing manager Liz

Marketing Manager, Liz

Website, social media and newsletters. Leaflets, brochures and events — there's plenty to keep Liz out of trouble.