This colourful market town showcases an impressive legacy that includes award-winning Victorian architecture, ancient monuments and iconic landmarks. From uncovering centuries of history at one of the many museums around the town, to the great shopping scene in the town centre, Huddersfield is dotted with parks and green spaces, restaurants catering to most cuisines, as well as tea houses offering up traditional Yorkshire teas. For those seeking out culture, there are theatres and cinemas offering up traditional fayre as well as the latest blockbusters. The surrounding countryside lends itself to beautiful walks amidst the stunning scenery, and the town and small villages dotted around are great fun to explore.
Calderdale’s largest town, Halifax has one of the most complete Victorian townscapes in Britain, with many impressive buildings including Piece Hall. Located on the River Calder, this charming market town exudes inimitable character and historical vitality and is home to some of Yorkshire’s most famous landmarks. From beautiful scenic walks and iconic buildings to the remarkable Halifax Borough Market and its wares, this diverse town has much to offer, regularly hosting festivals, putting on shows in its many theatres and venues as well as showcasing its history in its numerous museums.