Situated in the beautiful Ryburn Valley


Breaking news.. The Fleece Inn at Ripponden is delighted to announce it has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes for the quality of it’s food and 5 Stars for it’s rooms, making it the most decorated country inn in the Calder Valley.

“This is a huge accolade for the Fleece”, says general manager Mark Parkinson who has been at the historic 18th century coaching inn for the past ten years and was joined in the kitchen by brother Darren, already an award winning chef, two years ago.

´It reflects the dedication of the whole team at the Fleece to constantly strive to produce the very best food and quality of service in both our restaurant and our seven recently upgraded bedrooms. We look forward to seeing customers old and new over the Festive season and thank them for their continued support and loyalty’.

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The Fleece Countryside Inn

Situated amongst the rolling hills of the Ryburn valley, The Fleece overlooks the picturesque village of Ripponden and from its  location, boasts stunning views across the Calder Valley.


The menu offers ‘ Yorkshire Food’ produced from locally-sourced seasonal ingredient, whilst serving wines and hand pulled beers which have been carefully selected to compliment the dining menu.


Diary Dates


Our Rooms

The Fleece Inn is essentially an Inn with 7 country style en-suite rooms available all year round, perfect for a mini break or a longer stay if you prefer to explore the surrounding area.


Fleece Weddings

Your wedding at The Fleece Countryside Inn can be anything you want it to be, whether that’s cosy country, modern rustic or elegantly inspired.



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