Holmfirth is a town on the A6024 Woodhead Road in the Holme Valley, within the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. Centred upon the convergence of the Holme and also Ribble rivers, Holmfirth is 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Huddersfield as well as 13 miles (21 kilometres) northeast of Glossop. It mostly consists of stone-built homes nestled in the Pennine hills. The Peak District National Park around Holme Moss is 4 miles (6.4 km) to the south of the town. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Holmfirth was once a centre for pioneering film-making by Bamforth & Co., which later on switched over to the manufacturing of saucy seaside postcards. In between 1973 and also 2010 both Holmfirth and also the Holme Valley became popular as the shooting area of the BBC's situation comedy Last of the Summer Wine.