Hookstone Memorial Hall is an iconic building in the beautiful Nidderdale AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) in the Yorkshire Dales.

Formerly the local school, HMH now operates as a charity and as a vibrant, thriving venue and occasional café situated just ten miles from the spa town of Harrogate and just a short hop from Ripon, Skipton, Ilkley, and Pateley Bridge.

We're situated in the midst of great walking country, lung-busting cycle routes, and some of the most fascinating historical sites including Fountain’s Abbey, Ripon, Ripley Castle, and the listed old packhorse bridge – one of the oldest in the country.

HMH is used regularly by the locals but the venue is also for hire – you can book it for meetings, dinners, courses, birthday parties, anniversaries, celebrations, wakes, and much more. It’s even been used as a theatre. Just use the bookings page to make enquiries.


It really is a wonderful place – we hope to see you there soon.

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Afternoon Tea at the Hall - Saturday, August 6th 2022 - from 2.30pm

Enjoy a Platinum Jubilee Celebration Afternoon Tea at the Hall with friends you know and those you’ve yet to meet!

Tickets £12 per person from Suzie on 07843 058 110