Things to do

Our linked cafes in the area

Caffe Grand Abaco in Uppermill is a lovely cafe and well worth a visit! Sit inside or outside under a heated cover.

Healing & Holistic Therapies in Saddleworth

Wendy can come to the cottage to provide treatments – please visit;


Here is a link of events on within our area…but we have listed our favorite yearly ones below.

Diggle Blues Festival 30th May – 2nd June

The free musical tour of Diggle!

Whit Friday 14th June

Dating back to 1884, the event is hugely popular with well over 100 national and international bands participating.

Wellifest and Saddleworth Show 29th – 30th June

A music event with a different and Saddleworth Show

Helicopter Pleasure Flights – 30th June

Helicopter flights take place from The Huntsman at Holmfirth, HD9 3XF approximately every 6 – 8 weeks – offering 5 different lengths of flights ranging from a 5 minute to a 30 minute. Flights cover a variety of areas including Saddleworth or the Lady Bower / Derwent Valley area in the Peak District.

Yanks Weekend 10th – 11th August

Yanks takes over the Saturday and Sunday and is a weekend not to be missed! Celebrating the filming of ‘Yanks’ the 1940’s weekend is fantastic for all the family. We even usually get a fly over from a Lancaster Bomber, Spitfire and Dakota!!

The Rushcart – 24th August

Begging in Uppermill the cart is taken to Greenfield, Delph and Dobcross and back to Uppermill, before going up to The Church Inn on the Sunday for dancing, games and fun before going to it’s final resting place outside the Church.

Helicopter Pleasure Flights – 24th August

Please see 30th June date for info.

Marsden Jazz Festival 11th – 13th October

The Jazz Festival is one of the UK’s longest established Jazz festivals,

Helicopter Pleasure Flights – 13th October

Please see 30th June date for info.