Castle Hill and Victoria Tower

in Huddersfield

Address: Castle Hill, Hillside, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD4 6TA

Phone: +44 07968 426312

Email: julian.brown@kirklees.gov.uk

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Castle Hill and Victoria Tower are located in Huddersfield, England. This site has a long history, dating back over 4,000 years. It was first used as an Iron Age hill fort. Later, in the Middle Ages, there was a castle on the hill. Now, only the well of the castle is left.

The Victoria Tower was built in 1897 to celebrate Queen Victoria’s 60th year as queen. This tower is a famous landmark in the area.

Important Rules for Visitors

  • No Camping: Camping is not allowed to protect the site.
  • No Barbecues or Fires: These can damage the ancient monument and the plants around it.
  • Kite Buggies: These are discouraged because they can harm the monument and are not safe for other people visiting.
  • Kite Flying: Be careful with kites. The wind can be strong and unpredictable. Do not fly kites in high winds or thunderstorms.

Castle Hill and Victoria Tower are great for learning about history and enjoying the view. But remember to follow these rules to help keep the place safe and preserved for everyone.

Prices

TypePrice
Adult£1.85
Family£3.70
Child£0.55

Facilities

  • On-site parking
  • Outdoors

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