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Human Geography in Hlomfirth.

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Introduction

Introduction Hlomfirth is located is located in the south Pennine area, with the peak district national park not far away. Holmfirth is a small delightful village full of small shops, craft galleries, a market and much historical interest. Last of the Summer Wine is what puts Holmfirth firmly on the visitor's map. It is an ideal area for walking, touring and exploring. Holmfirth is situated near many major cities. Place name Distance in miles from Holmfirth Time to travel there from Holmfirth Huddersfield 6.6 miles 17 mins Manchester 24.9 miles 54 mins Barnsley 13.7 miles 28 mins Leeds 27.5 miles 41 mins Bradford 20.3 miles 43 mins Wakefield 18.1 miles 36 mins Holmfirth is positioned just slightly higher than sea level. And in a rural area History of Holmfirth Like most of the small towns around West Yorkshire Holmfirth was connected with the textile industry. Around Holmfirth there are many mills and factories that show us it was a major part of Holmfirth's development. The reason Holmfirth was sited there was due to the river going through the centre if the valley this was vital for factories not only because it carved a flat valley bottom but also as it was easy to transport the textiles out of Holmfirth to the nearby larger cities. Aim In this assignment I will try to discover has tourism effected the town of Holmfirth. Due to the major TV series "last of the summer wine" To do this I will have to use graphs, spearman's rank, function maps and questionnaires. Before I went to Holmfirth. I found way to obtain the necessary information these are shown below. Questionnaires asking shopkeepers about what they think of tourism. And has it affected their business. Questionnaires, used to ask the public in their opinion has Holmfirth been effected by tourism Pedestrian counts. Complete a function map to show the different functions of the Buildings of Holmfirth. ...read more.

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4 11 121 Harrogate 60 5 0.3 17 12 144 Newmill 1 19 0.3 17 2 4 Abergavenny 150 2 4 4 2 4 Netherthong 2 15 0.15 20 5 25 Penistone 7 10 1 11 1 1 733 1 2 3 4 5 6 Holmfirth 0.5 10 60 Walk Shopping Manchester 20 40 120 Private Shopping Meltham 3.5 10 60 Private Other Holmfirth Private Shopping Upper Denby 7 25 360 Private Shopping Holmfirth 0.5 10 60 Walk Shopping Upper Thong 0.25 5 30 Walk Shopping Meltham 2 12 5 Pubilc Shopping Holmfirth 0.5 2 60 Private Shopping Kirkburton 7 15 480 Private Buisness Liverpool 120 120 Private Leisure Halifax 20 45 30 Private Buisness Sheffield 1.2 20 240 Private Shopping Holmfirth 120 Private Shopping Holmfirth 120 Private Shopping Holmfirth 5 30 Walk Resident Nesturn 100 90 120 Private Leisure Upper Thong 0.5 10 60 Walk Shopping Holmfirth 0.25 2 120 Walk Leisure Holmfirth 0.5 3 180 Private Shopping Meltham 2.5 15 Private Buisness Manchester 15 15 120 Private Leisure Highburton 5 20 60 Private Buisness Homemoss 1 10 60 Walk Shopping Magdale 2 5 20 Private Other Holmfirth 0.5 3 30 Private Shopping Kettering 150 180 180 Private Leisure Ayshire 250 240 2880 Private Leisure Wooldale 2 5 240 Private Buisness Harrogate 60 120 20 Private Other Newmill 1 5 20 Private Shopping Holmfirth 30 Walk Shopping Shepley 4 20 Pubilc Buisness Little Wynondy 5 150 60 Private Other Parkhead 145 20 240 Walk Shopping Dewsbury 1.5 40 240 Private Shopping/Other Victoria 10 60 Private Other Upper Thong 1 10 Walk Shopping Totties 1.5 5 30 Private Leisure Liverpool 40 60 1440 Private Shopping Thongsbridge 3.5 0 45 Private Shopping Upper Thong 1 20 Walk Leisure Neverton 3 30 120 Private Shopping Halifax 20 30 180 Private Shopping Meltham 2.5 5 Private Buisness Holmfirth Private Resident Dewsbury 14 30 360 Private Leisure Holmfirth 1 Walk Shopping Abergavenny 150 300 240 Private Leisure Lancashire 28 45 120 Private Leisure 1 2 3 4 5 ...read more.

Conclusion

54 yds 09:38 20.3 Bear RIGHT (South) onto A616 [Chapel Hill] 0.2 mi 09:38 20.5 Continue (South) on A616 [Folly Hall] 0.1 mi 09:39 20.6 Continue (South-West) on A616 [Lockwood Road] 0.5 mi 09:40 21.1 Bear LEFT (South) onto A616 [Bridge Street] 174 yds 09:40 21.2 Bear RIGHT (South) onto A616 [Woodhead Road] 1.9 mi 09:45 23.1 Continue (South) on A616 [Huddersfield Road] 0.4 mi 09:46 23.5 Bear RIGHT (South) onto A6024 [Woodhead Road] 1.7 mi 09:49 25.2 Continue (South) on A6024 [Huddersfield Road] 1.1 mi 09:52 26.4 Turn LEFT (South-East) onto Hollowgate 87 yds 09:53 26.4 Turn RIGHT (South-West) onto New Row 65 yds 09:54 26.5 Bear LEFT (South) onto Goose Green 120 yds 09:54 26.6 Turn LEFT (North) onto Cemetery Road 21 yds 09:55 26.6 Turn RIGHT (South-East) onto Cartworth Road 32 yds 09:56 26.6 Turn LEFT (North) onto Royd Mount 120 yds 09:56 26.7 Arrive Holmfirth Directions to holmfirth from Huddersfield Summary: 7.0 miles (21 minutes) Time Mile Instruction For Towards 09:00 0.0 Depart Huddersfield on A640 [Trinity Street] (South-East) 0.3 mi 09:01 0.3 Continue (East) on Trinity Street 21 yds 09:01 0.3 Turn RIGHT (South) onto A62 [Castlegate] 0.4 mi 09:02 0.6 Bear RIGHT (South-East) onto Local road(s) 54 yds 09:03 0.7 Bear RIGHT (South) onto A616 [Chapel Hill] 0.2 mi 09:03 0.8 Continue (South) on A616 [Folly Hall] 0.1 mi 09:04 0.9 Continue (South-West) on A616 [Lockwood Road] 0.5 mi 09:05 1.5 Bear LEFT (South) onto A616 [Bridge Street] 174 yds 09:05 1.6 Bear RIGHT (South) onto A616 [Woodhead Road] 1.9 mi 09:10 3.5 Continue (South) on A616 [Huddersfield Road] 0.4 mi 09:11 3.9 Bear RIGHT (South) onto A6024 [Woodhead Road] 1.7 mi 09:14 5.6 Continue (South) on A6024 [Huddersfield Road] 1.1 mi 09:17 6.8 Turn LEFT (South-East) onto Hollowgate 87 yds 09:18 6.8 Turn RIGHT (South-West) onto New Row 65 yds 09:19 6.9 Bear LEFT (South) onto Goose Green 120 yds 09:20 6.9 Turn LEFT (North) onto Cemetery Road 21 yds 09:20 6.9 Turn RIGHT (South-East) onto Cartworth Road 32 yds 09:21 7.0 Turn LEFT (North) onto Royd Mount 120 yds 09:21 7.0 Arrive Holmfirth ...read more.

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