Once the heart of England’s woollen industry, this charming Yorkshire market town is home to some of the region’s best-preserved Georgian and Victorian landmarks such as the magnificent Piece Hall.
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The town is heaven for children with Eureka! – the National Children’s Museum.
Nearby Holdsworth House Hotel and Restaurant featured in the BBC hit drama Last Tango in Halifax and Shibden Hall & Estate feature in the BBC/HBO drama Gentleman Jack, telling the story of the Hall’s most famous resident; Anne Lister. For information on locations used in Happy Valley, click here.
Accommodation in Halifax
There’s lots of places to stay in and around Halifax, ranging from apartments to rent in the town, to holiday cottages in villages and hamlets in the nearby countryside. There’s also a selection of fine hotels and country houses, as well as more budget conscious pub, B&B and guest house alternatives, making Halifax a good option for all visitors.
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Events in Halifax
There’s so much to see in this part of West Yorkshire, that you can easily fill your time, whatever the weather.
Hozier- Official Ticket and Hotel Packages at The Piece Hall, HalifaxBlackledge, Halifax, HX1 1RE
Date & Time:July 2nd, 2023 6:01pm
Embrace & Starsailor – Official Ticket and Hotel Packages at The Piece Hall, HalifaxBlackledge, Halifax, HX1 1RE
Date & Time:July 1st, 2023 6:01pm
Browse more events in Halifax here, or see everything at the Piece Hall, here.
Halifax on the Map
Hallifax is just to the West of the city of Leeds, and just north of Huddersfield, in the heart of West Yorkshire.
Take the A6036 from Leeds, or the A629 from Huddersfield, to arrive by road. By rail, Halifax is served by a good train station, with regular services to and from Leeds and Bradford.
Is Halifax a city or town?
Halifax is a large market town with a population of around 90,000.
Where Next after Halifax?
Halifax is towards the west of West Yorkshire, to the North East you’ll discover Bradford, and to the South you’ll find Huddersfield. Browse those pages to find accommodation and things to see and do near Halifax in those places. A couple of smaller, interesting, places nearby include Hebden Bridge and Penistone.