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This quirky corner of West Yorkshire, combines inspirational scenery with traditional market towns. A unique destination for short breaks, family fun or a romantic getaway; explore the riverside villages of Holmfirth and Marsden, culturally diverse Huddersfield or discover the infamous pie town Denby Dale.

Indulge in Brontë history at the Elizabethan manor house of Oakwell Hall (featured in the novel Shirley); and Dewsbury Minster where Patrick Brontë was once curate; all open to the public and not be missed. Its 200 years since Charlotte’s birthday this year…visit us for celebrations throughout the year.

With superb scenery, landscapes and walking and cycling opportunities, Holmfirth and the surrounding areas are the perfect place if you prefer a relaxing country walking holiday to bustling cities.

With picturesque moors, the picture-postcard town of Holmfirth, or the towpaths of the canals and rivers of the Holme Valley few regions offer the richness of choice and the striking contrasts to discover the breath-taking outdoors of the Yorkshire Pennines.


Accommodation in Huddersfield

Here is some accommodation in Huddersfield, for more – see hotels in Huddersfield, luxury apartments, and B&B’s in Huddersfield.

Picture of March Haigh

March Haigh

Huddersfield, HD7 6BS, United Kingdom

Woodview Farm

Huddersfield, HD4 6UL, United Kingdom

The Stables, Huddersfield

Huddersfield, HD4 7DN, United Kingdom

The Button Box, Huddersfield

Huddersfield, HD7 4ED, United Kingdom

Pule Hill

Huddersfield, HD7 6BS, United Kingdom

Paramount Suites

8 John William Street, Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Morgan’s Barn, Huddersfield

Huddersfield, HD4 7DN, United Kingdom

Holmdale Cottage

Huddersfield, HD4 7DP, United Kingdom

Central Huddersfield House, inc parking

107 Whitehead Lane, Huddersfield, HD4 6AS, United Kingdom

Dealhouse Apartments 10

Flat 10 603-605 Wakefield Road, Huddersfield, HD5 9XP, United Kingdom

Dealhouse Apartments 1

Flat 1 603-605 Wakefield Road, Huddersfield, HD5 9XP, United Kingdom

Hotl Aparts Huddersfield Central

43 Kirkgate, Huddersfield, HD1 1QT, United Kingdom

The Retreat at Plover Cottage Lindley

15 Plover Road, Huddersfield, HD3 3HU, United Kingdom

Townhouse No 12

12 Cambridge Road, Huddersfield, HD1 5BU, United Kingdom

Townhouse 105

105 Bradford Road, Huddersfield, HD1 6DZ, United Kingdom

TOPAZ TOWN HOUSE No 36

36 Portland Street, Huddersfield, HD1 5PL, United Kingdom

Thornes Cottage

1 Thornes Fold Lepton, Huddersfield, HD8 0ND, United Kingdom

The Woodman Inn

Thunderbridge Lane, Huddersfield, HD8 0PX, United Kingdom

The Snug at Plover Cottage Lindley

13 Plover Road, Huddersfield, HD3 3HU, United Kingdom

The Old Inn at Plover Cottage Lindley

13 Plover Road, Huddersfield, HD3 3HU, United Kingdom

The Old Golf House Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

New Hey Road, Huddersfield, HD3 3YP, United Kingdom

The Nook

11 Mount Avenue Mount, Huddersfield, HD3 3XS, United Kingdom

The Old Albion at Plover Cottage Lindley

13A Plover Road, Huddersfield, HD3 3HU, United Kingdom

The Hideaway

7 Quaker Lane Paddock, Huddersfield, HD1 4SL, United Kingdom

The Elm Wood Apartments

3 Elmwood Avenue, Huddersfield, HD1 5DA, United Kingdom

The Cropper’s Arms

136 Westbourne Road Marsh, Huddersfield, HD1 4LF, United Kingdom

The Comfy House

16 Bell Street Primrose Hill, Huddersfield, HD4 6NN, United Kingdom

Stay Hotel

Princess Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2TT, United Kingdom

Sedgefield

9 Queens Road, Huddersfield, HD2 2AE, United Kingdom

Private Basement Studio Flat with Modern Features

121 Linaker Street, Huddersfield, HD1 3RT, United Kingdom

Plover Cottage

13B Plover Road Lindley, Huddersfield, HD3 3HU, United Kingdom

Plumbers Arms

6 Macaulay Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2JY, United Kingdom

No. 42 – Three Bedroom

42 Plains Marsden, Huddersfield, HD7 6AL, United Kingdom

Modern Town House Shepley

1b Firth Street Shepley, Huddersfield, HD8 8DD, United Kingdom

Manor House Lindley

1 Lidget Street, Huddersfield, HD3 3JB, United Kingdom

Luxury 3 bedroom penthouse w massive roof terrace

70 New North Road, Huddersfield, HD1 5NE, United Kingdom
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Events in Huddersfield

If you’re into fitness, don’t forget the Huddersfield parkrun – every Saturday morning in Greenhead Park.

HERD

Date & Time:

July 11th, 2023 9:00am

Fizz Friday

Date & Time:

November 24th, 2023 10:30am

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Huddersfield Fact Pack

  1. Huddersfield is a town in West Yorkshire, England, located roughly halfway between Leeds and Manchester.
  2. It has a population of approximately 162,000 people.
  3. Huddersfield is home to the University of Huddersfield, which has over 18,000 students.
  4. The town is known for its industrial heritage, particularly in textiles and engineering.
  5. The Huddersfield Narrow Canal runs through the town and is a popular attraction for boaters and walkers.
  6. The Victoria Tower on Castle Hill, a prominent landmark, was built in honor of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1897.
  7. The town’s rugby league team, the Huddersfield Giants, play at the John Smith’s Stadium.
  8. Huddersfield has a thriving arts scene, with several galleries, theatres, and arts venues, including the Lawrence Batley Theatre.
  9. The town has a long history of association with classical music, with the Huddersfield Choral Society being one of the most famous choirs in the world.
  10. Huddersfield is home to several museums, including the Tolson Museum, which showcases local history and culture.
  11. The town’s central market is one of the largest indoor markets in the UK, with over 100 stalls.
  12. Huddersfield Town Football Club, founded in 1908, was the first team to win three consecutive English League titles.
  13. The town has several beautiful parks and green spaces, including Greenhead Park and Beaumont Park.
  14. Huddersfield has a rich literary history, with several notable authors having been born or lived in the town, including Harold Wilson and Simon Armitage.
  15. The town has several historic landmarks, including St. Peter’s Church, which dates back to the 12th century.
  16. Huddersfield has a thriving food and drink scene, with several restaurants and pubs serving local cuisine and real ale.
  17. The town has a strong tradition of community involvement, with several community-led initiatives and projects.
  18. Huddersfield is home to the famous Huddersfield Giants rugby league team.
  19. The town has several annual events and festivals, including the Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival and the Huddersfield Literature Festival.
  20. Huddersfield has a rich musical history, with several famous musicians having been born or lived in the town, including David Bowie’s guitarist Mick Ronson and former KLF member Jimmy Cauty.
  21. The town has a rich history of radicalism and social justice, with several notable figures, including Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, having visited or lived in the town.
  22. Huddersfield has a diverse population, with a range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  23. The town is a vibrant and exciting place to live, work, and visit, with a rich history, cultural diversity, and stunning natural beauty.

FAQs about Huddersfield

Can I Book a Short Term Apartment Rental in Huddersfield?

There is a nice range of bookable apartments in Huddersfield – it’s one of the best served towns in Yorkshire for this type of bookable property, and with so much on the doorstep in this part of West Yorkshire, there are so many reasons to stay!

What famous people come from Huddersfield?

Harry Potter director, John Tiffany MBE, is originally from the town. Other famous Huddersfieldians include Simon Armitage, the poet Laureate, and perhaps the most famous of all, the actor Sir Patrick Stewart, who was memorable in Star Trek and X Men. Harold Wilson who was Prime Minister from October 1964 to June 1970 and March 1974 to April 1976 was also born in Huddersfield.

Is Huddersfield a City?

Huddersfield is not a city, it is a town. The town’s football club is even called Huddersfield Town!

Are Huddersfield Town football club in the Premier League?

Huddersfield Town currently (2022/23) play in the Championship, England’s second tier of football, after being relegated from the Premier League at the end of the 2019/20 season. They’d been promoted in 2017, following a win in the Playoffs.

What can I do in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire?

There are many things to do in Huddersfield. You can explore the town’s history at the Tolson Museum, enjoy a walk in Greenhead Park, visit the Huddersfield Art Gallery, or catch a performance at the Lawrence Batley Theatre.

Where next after Huddersfield?

For a change of pace, why not head to the Peak District? Alternatively, head inland to Leeds or York for bigger city experience, or North to the magnificent Yorkshire Dales.


Where Next after Huddersfield?

After visiting the charming town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, there are several other key locations nearby that are worth exploring. You could head to the historic city of York, renowned for its stunning cathedral, the York Minster, and its well-preserved medieval walls. Alternatively, you could venture to the picturesque town of Harrogate, famous for its Turkish baths and beautiful gardens. If you’re a fan of the great outdoors, the Yorkshire Dales National Park is a must-visit, offering breathtaking landscapes and numerous hiking trails. For literature enthusiasts, the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth, where the Brontë sisters penned their famous novels, is a fascinating stop. Lastly, don’t miss out on Leeds, a vibrant city with a rich industrial heritage and a thriving cultural scene.