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Hebden Bridge claims to be the hippie & gay capital of the UK – a full-on ‘destination’ made up of groovy shops, a picturesque canal (complete with barges) & ingenious double-decker housing once occupied by textile workers. There are plenty of cafes, but Mooch is the one to pick – especially if you like funky tunes & funky food. A good-value Mediterranean platter is piled with hoummos, olives, feta, roast peppers & the like, while warm paninis arrive bursting with chorizo, cream cheese & sun-dried tomatoes – leaving little room for slabs of squidgy carrot cake. The place is renowned for its chilled-out vibe: no one cares if you make a macchiato last four hours, or sit in the window, do the crossword & indulge in a Czech Brekki (a take on full-English with the addition of a really punchy sausage).