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 and family man who is pretty unflappable. Hospitality and restaurant management runs in the family.

Claire at Holdsworth House

Wedding & Events Manager, Claire

Super-dedicated fount of knowledge on anything to do with weddings. Dog-lover and grand designs expert. Claire has an unbelieveable memory!

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Head Chef, Adam Harvey

Incredibly talented and keen to please, Adam brings all the ingredients of awesomeness from the kitchen to your table.

Kay at Holdsworth House

Front Office Manager, Kay

Our official sports mum of the year. When not cheering on her family she's keeping our team in order. Rules the reception roost with dedication, detail and determination.

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Breakfast Supervisor, Audrey

Scottish-born beacon of smiles! Audrey's famous giggle brightens guests' mornings. She loves her family time (and Hebden Bridge) but hates being photographed - gotcha Audrey!

Rachel at Holdsworth House

HR & Accounts Manager, Rachel

Number-cruncher, travel-lover and 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. With hundreds of weddings under his belt, we know he's one of the best around. Chris has an impressive knowledge of wine and gin too — go on, quiz him!


Head Housekeeper, Julie

Bright and breezy, just like her freshly laundered linen. Originally from Kenya, Julie is an ace in the kitchen – watch out Chef!

Wedding Master of Ceremonies Tracey

Weddings Master of Ceremonies, Tracey

Loyal Tracey has served Holdsworth House for thirty years, from housekeeping and kitchen to weddings and events. She's known to many brides as The Fairy Godmother!

Gardener John

Gardener, John

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

Marketing manager Liz

Marketing Manager, Liz

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

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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!

Olga, Frank

The Bar and Restaurant team

There's always a warm and welcoming smile from our fantastic team.