12 photographs that capture the true beauty of Todmorden

Stoodley Pike on the Pennine Way by Christopher Ogden

Stoodley Pike on the Pennine Way by Christopher Ogden - Credit: Archant

The areas around Todmorden and Stoodley Pike allow you to enjoy views of the beautiful South Pennines landscape.

Stoodley Pike is a 1,300-foot hill that stands on Langfield Common that is located a few miles away from the market towns of Todmorden and Hebden Bridge in the moors of the upper Calder Valley.

This area is popular with walkers and cyclists due to the close proximity of the Pennine Way and the Pennine Bridleway and the views from the 120 foot monument at the top of the pike are stunning.

A few miles north of Todmorden is a series of weathered gritstone formations known as the The Bridestone Rocks, the most famous of them is the Great Bride Stone, which has become a favourite with photographers.

It is advised that you do heed the warning signs not to touch the rocks, as they are now delicate structures that need to be preserved for future generations, instead you can enjoy the panoramic views of the South Pennines landscape from here.

Why don’t you upload your Todmorden and Stoodley Pike photos to the reader photo gallery? We pick the best ones each month to go in the magazine.