Discover Halifax - West Yorkshire

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.

Discover Halifax

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.

Shibden Hall View

8 Hough Hough house, Halifax, HX3 7AP, United Kingdom

Wool Merchant Hotel HALIFAX

5 Mulculture Road, Halifax, HX1 1SP, United Kingdom

The Old Post Office Public House & Hotel

55 Winding Road, Halifax, HX1 1SJ, United Kingdom

The Crossroads Inn

Mount Tabor Road Wainstalls, Halifax, HX2 7TB, United Kingdom

Holdsworth House Hotel

Holdsworth, Halifax, HX2 9TG, United Kingdom

One bedroom serviced apartment Halifax

23 Saint John’s Lane, Halifax, HX1 2QQ, United Kingdom

Plough Cottage 1830’s Miners Cottage Halifax

13 Ploughcroft Lane, Halifax, HX3 6TX, United Kingdom

183 Stainland Road, Halifax

Halifax, HX49AJ, United Kingdom

Warley Lodge

Halifax, HX2 7RL, United Kingdom

Lower Rookes Farm, Barn Cottage

Halifax, HX3 8PU, United Kingdom

Lister Cottage

Halifax, HX1 2PR, United Kingdom

Belvedere Farm

Halifax, HX3 8HB, United Kingdom
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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.

The Cult at The Piece Hall, Halifax

Blackledge, Halifax, HX1 1RE

Date & Time:

July 5th, 2023 6:00pm

Hozier- Official Ticket and Hotel Packages at The Piece Hall, Halifax

Blackledge, Halifax, HX1 1RE

Date & Time:

July 2nd, 2023 6:01pm

Embrace & Starsailor – Official Ticket and Hotel Packages at The Piece Hall, Halifax

Blackledge, 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.

Halifax FAQ’s

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.