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Things to do in Huddersfield

Large market town with great leisure opportunities

Are you looking for things to do in Huddersfield? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   Howard Wilson and Galpharm Stadium


Did you know...

  • The three wheel ‘LSD’ car was built in Huddersfield just after the Great War, commonly known as the rarest car in Britain it now lives in the Tolson Historical Museum.
  • Huddersfield was world renowned for the production and distribution of engineering and textiles, however in more recent years creative industries have become their no. 1 export with web design leading the way.
  • Huddersfield has the third highest number of listed buildings of any town or city in the UK.



 

  Attractions

Longley Old Hall

Grade II Listed Building open by arrangement for private group viewings.
Longley
Huddersfield
HD5 8LB

01484430852

 

St. George's Square FREE

Boasts some of the town's finest buildings including The George Hotel, Lion Chambers, Britannia Buildings, Tites Building.
Huddersfield
Yorkshire
HD1 1JB

 

Rugby League Heritage Centre

Fascinating look at Rugby League history.
1B St Georges Square
Huddersfield
HD1 1JF

01484542458

 

Standedge Tunnel And Visitor Centre

Longest, deepest and highest canal tunnel in Britain.
Waters Road
Marsden
HD7 6NQ

01484844298

 

The Last Of The Summer Wine Tour

The tour is a 10 mile journey round the film locations used in the filming of the World record breaking BBC comedy.
Sids Cafe
Holmfirth
HD9 1HA

Recommended by David Bowring, Worcester
“I love this Place because It is unspoilt and I love the open spaces and the views i hate built up areas I wish that there where more bus services to be able to see more.”

 

Standedge Tunnel Visitor Centre And Boat Trips

The longest canal tunnel in Britain and makes a perfect family day out in Yorkshire.
Waters Road
Marsden
HD7 6NQ

Recommended by Nigel Wharton, Huddersfield
“Well worth a visit to appreciate the history of the canals to this area”

 

Marsden Moor Estate FREE

National Trust - Excavated Roman bathhouse, other remains and museum.
Station Road
Huddersfield
HD7 6DH

 
 

  Children's Activities

LaserZone Huddersfield

Great fun for kids and adults.
29 St Johns Road
Huddersfield
HD1 5DX

01484307040

Recommended by Timothy Peters, Huddersfield

 

Ricky's School Of Rock

A 10 week course in acoustic or electric guitar.
Unit 107 Colne Valley Business Park
Linthwaite
Huddersfield
HD7 5QG

01484846838

 
 

  Museums

Colne Valley Museum

Step through the door of our traditional weavers' cottages and you'll be transported back to the early 1850's.
Cliffe Ash
Huddersfield
Kirklees
HD7 4PY

Recommended by Ben Jones, Halifax

 

Tolson Museum FREE

Local History Museum.
Ravensknowle Park
Huddersfield
HD5 8DJ

01484223830

 
 

  Parks

White Rose Forest FREE

We want to plant more trees, look after our woodland and other wildlife habitats to help secure Yorkshire's natural environment.
c/o Kirklees Council, Strategic Investment Service
Civic Centre 3, Market Street
Huddersfield
HD1 2JR

 

Greenhead Park FREE

Huddersfield's largest park.
Trinity Street
Huddersfield
HD1 4DT

 

Upper Park Wood Nature Reserve FREE

Visit Upper Park Wood for fantastic panoramic views of the 'Last of the Summer Wine' countryside of the Holme Valley.
Northgate Road
Holmfirth
West Yorkshire
HD9 6QN

 

Stirley Community Farm FREE

Stirley Community Farm is an exciting venture into the world of food and farming for Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.
Ashes Lane, Berry Brow
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD4 6TS

01484663185

 

Castle Hill And Victoria Tower FREE

Standing over 900 feet above sea level Castle Hill dominates the local landscape, providing spectacular, often windswept views.
off Lumb Lane
Almondbury
Huddersfield
HD4 6TA

 

Beaumont Park FREE

A magnificent park with ornate features, cascades, grottos, steep cliffs and picturesque walks.
Beaumont Park Road
Crosland Moor
Huddersfield
HD4 7AY

Recommended by Jim Hughes, Huddersfield

 

Ravensknowle Park FREE

A popular park and valued green space, with children’s playground, bowling green, and lovely areas for games, picnicking and more.
Wakefield Road
Moldgreen
Huddersfield
HD5 8DJ

 
 

  Galleries

North Light Gallery

Eclectic gallery and creative spaces for events and exhibitions.
Yorkshire Technology Park
Armitage Bridge
HD4 7NR

01484340003‎

Recommended by E. Orridge, Huddersfield
“Great place for kids to get creative! Saturday Art Club during term time for kids aged between 4 - 14 years old. They also do Half Term Storytelling & Craft Workshops for kids aged 4 - 12 years old during the school breaks.”

 
 

  Cinema

Odeon Huddersfield

Multi-screen cinema.
Galpharm Stadium
Bradley Mills Road
HD1 6PG

03330144501

 
 

  Theatre

Lawrence Batley Theatre

Popular local theatre.
Queen Street
Huddersfield
HD1 2SP

01484430528

 
 

  Golf

Meltham Golf Club

Golf Club.
Thick Hollins
Meltham
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD7 3DQ

 

Huddersfield (Fixby) Golf Club

Golf Club.
Fixby Hall
Lightridge Road
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD2 2EP

 

Crosland Heath Golf Club

Golf Club.
Felk Stile Road
Crosland Heath
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD4 7AF

 

Bradley Park Golf Club

A premier pay and play golf facility set amongst splendid parkland in Huddersfield, the course offers all year round golf facilities only found at the country's better courses.
Bradley Road
Huddersfield
West Yorkshire
HD2 1PZ

 
 

  Sport

John Smith's Stadium

Home of Huddersfield Town Football Club and Huddersfield Giants Rugby League Club.
Stadium Way
Huddersfield
HD1 6PG

 
 

  Paintball

Nationwide Paintball

Outdoor paintball centre.
Coal Pit Lane
Clifton
HD6 4HW

08453707570

 
 

  Riding

Lee Hill Riding School

Learn to ride.
Lea Hill Farm
Swan Lane
HD3 3YH

 

Rockys Western Adventures

Horse rides across the Moorlands.
Dunford Bridge
Sheffield
S36 4TG

01226767315

 
 

  Laser

Laser Zone

Indoor Laser Game Centre.
29 St Johns Road
Huddersfield
HD1 5DX

01484307040‎

 

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