Hopton in Bloom (HIB)
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In 2002 , several members of the Community Association voiced an intention to try and improve the environment of Upper Hopton. The fundamentals of our village unique old buildings, a wide range of dwellings, the church, an attractive community centre, the Club, the recreation ground and the cricket field, open green and wooded banks were all waiting to be made more special with a little thought and attention.

Upper Hopton Garden Trail 
Saturday 2nd July 2022
10.00am to 4.00pm.

Admittance £5.00, children free.

Light refreshments available until 3.00pm in Croft House & in some participating gardens.
The Garden Trail is our main way of raising funds for the Hopton in Bloom team to carry out their work around the village. If you would like to support us, by helping on the day, or opening your garden, please contact us via our contact page by clicking on the button.

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RHS Yorkshire in Bloom Judging
Wednesday 5th April 2017  
Click on the pdf icon to see the "Spring Portfolio 2017 Update" that was given to the judges.

HIB was awarded a Gold in the Spring and Summer by the Yorkshire in Bloom Team.

Telephone Box

Look out for the latest water feature display!

We are constantly changing the display in our telephone box in Jackroyd lane.

It's always worth a visit when walking about the village. 

Click on the picture to see more examples.

Are you thinking of joining us?

We meet every Wednesday morning at 09:30am in the Croft House car park. We are a fiendly bunch and you will soon become part of the team. 

If you'r not sure, have a read of this message from a "Bloomer" HERE


Here are the Minutes
of our meetings.

Hopton in Bloom Results

in Yorkshire in Bloom


2004 Certificate of Merit

2006 Silver

2007 Silver

+Co-op Community with Pride Award

2008 Silver

2009 Silver Gilt

+Kirklees Team Award for Volunteering

2010 Silver Gilt

2011 Silver Gilt

2012 Gold

2013 Gold and Best in the Village category

2014 Silver Gilt in Britain in Bloom

2015 Gold and Joint Best in the Village Category

2016 Gold for Spring and Gold for Summer

2017 Gold for Spring 

2018 Silver Gilt for Spring

The judges report following the
2016 Summer Judging is HERE

Have a look at some of our achievements here.