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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.
The Old Golf House Sure Hotel Collection by Best WesternNew Hey Road, Huddersfield, HD3 3YP, United Kingdom
Attractions in Huddersfield
Here are some attractions in Huddersfield – for all food & drinks listings, click here.
Huddersfield on the map
Events in Huddersfield
Organ Concert: Margaret Phillips (part of the Kirklees Concert Season and part of the Kirklees Year of Music 2023)
Date & Time:March 13th, 2023 1:00pm
Organ Concert: Thomas Trotter (part of the Kirklees Concert Season and part of the Kirklees Year of Music 2023
Date & Time:March 20th, 2023 1:00pm
Organ Concert (David Pipe, Guest Curator, Huddersfield and part of the Kirklees Concert Season) (part of the Kirklees Year of Music 2023)
Date & Time:March 27th, 2023 1:00pm
FAQs about Huddersfield
What famous people come from Huddersfield?
Harry Potter director, John Tiffany MBE, is originally from the town. Other famous children 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.
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.
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.