About Todmorden

Todmorden is a small market town with a big industrial history, built on the area’s success in the cotton trade. Located in the heart of The Pennines, Todmorden is blessed with stunning scenery, magnificent architecture, a diverse range of shops, and a thriving art community ensuring that it has plenty to offer any visitor. Situated at the meeting point of three steep valleys, Todmorden is also an ideal base for walking, mountain biking, bird watching, horse riding and much more.

Todmorden is a market town and civil parish, within the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale, in West Yorkshire, England. It forms part of the Upper Calder Valley and has a total population of 14, 941. The town is served by Todmorden railway station and Walsden railway station. Todmorden town centre occupies the confluence of three steep sided valleys in the Pennines. The valleys constrict the shape of the town. Todmorden is surrounded by moorlands with occasional outcrops of grit stone sandblasted by winds.

Attractions in Todmorden