Get into the Christmas Spirit with Haworth's 'Scroggling the Holly' Event

Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom (PressExposure) October 11, 2009 -- Christmas comes early in Haworth each year where a unique event known locally as ‘Scroggling the Holly’ brings this quiet village on the edge of the Pennine Moors to life.

For those who love that warm Christmas feeling and can’t wait to get started on the Yuletide celebrations, this event is a must.

Many visitors are expected to arrive for the ‘Scroggling the Holly’ weekend which takes place from 14 – 15 November 2009 and sees a procession of local children in traditional Victorian dress welcome Santa and the Christmas spirit to the village.

Saturday 14th November is ‘Scroggleve’ when pixies, elves and fairies run amok, sprinkling festive magic as the Holly Princess and her attendants ‘hand out the scrog’ followed by The Bradford Marching Pipe Band and Rainbow Ladies Morris.

On Sunday 15th November the ‘Scroggling the Holly’ Parade finishes with the crowning of the Holly Princess as Holly Queen, signalling the beginning of Haworth’s Christmas festivities.

Haworth, near Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire, is internationally famous for being the home of the Bronte sisters and is a magnet for tourists from all over the world.

For those attending ‘Scroggling the Holly’ or hoping to enjoy a visit to the beautiful South Pennines at any time of year, good accommodation is a must.

For the discerning holidaymaker, Croft Mill, in the heart of Hebden Bridge, located near to Haworth, has been receiving excellent reviews for the its level of comfort and service.

Croft Mill is a recently converted mill offering 4-star accommodation in 12 immaculate and stylish self-catering apartments – offering perfect luxury against the cold winter nights of the South Pennines.

This stunning mill conversion can accommodate 45 guests in 12 apartments ranging from Standard to a luxury Penthouse, so that there is something to suit all tastes and budgets.

The Mill even boasts a rooftop conservatory that is available to book for small functions – perfect for a Christmas get together.

The Croft Mill website at contains photography and a virtual tour of each luxurious apartment and there are more special offers as well as a booking enquiry form, a list of local events and information about the town and surrounding area.

About Croft Mill

Croft Mill
Croft Mill Yard
Hebden Bridge
West Yorks

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Press Release Submitted On: October 11, 2009 at 2:56 pm
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