Huddersfield is a diverse town where you can see a wealth of splendid Victorian architecture with the beautiful West Yorkshire countryside to explore, and the town is the home of rugby league team, the Huddersfield Giants. For an evening of entertainment, the Lawrence Batley Theatre is host to a range of shows such as music, theatre, comedy and dance, and you can see a film at the Odeon Cinema. For a meal out, the town offers a great range of restaurants, whether you want somewhere contemporary or more traditional, and the nightlife is vibrant with a large and varied selection of bars, pubs and live music venues around the town.
Shopping in the town brings a great choice, as you’ll find both a good range of independent shops and boutiques along with well known high street retailers, and there are good selections of stores at the Kingsgate Shopping Centre and the Byram Arcade. The range of business conference centres here include those at John Smith’s Stadium and Huddersfield Town Hall, and for international flights, the closest airport is Leeds Bradford Airport and Manchester Airport.
Huddersfield Car Hire
Wherever you are in Huddersfield, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Huddersfield car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Why not visit some of the following places in Huddersfield:
This Museum houses an interesting and varied range of collections displaying the history and culture of the region, including archaeological finds, industrial exhibits such as machinery for weaving, taxidermied birds, a recreated Victorian classroom and historic transport such as horse drawn vehicles.
Huddersfield Art Gallery
You can make a visit to this Art Gallery which houses art collections including paintings by famous artists such as L S Lowry, Lucien Pissarro and Stanley Spencer, as well as sculpture by Jacob Epstein, along with regular temporary exhibitions to see.
Oakwell Hall and Country Park
Not far from Huddersfield is Oakwell Hall, an Elizabethan Manor House, which you can look around and enjoy the rooms which are furnished as they would have been in the late 17th century with elegant furniture, including a beautifully carved oak four poster bed and features such as rich wood panelling. Visitors can also explore the period gardens and the Country Park with woods, meadows and streams.
You can visit this large Victorian Park where you can enjoy the beautiful and tranquil surroundings of woodlands, and attractive features such as streams, cascades of water, bridges, and a bandstand, along with an abundance of wildlife and nature.
The Kirklees Light Railway
As short distance from Huddersfield, all the family can visit this charming Railway and enjoy rides on the half size steam and diesel trains and enjoy the scenery along the way. There are also fun adventure playgrounds for children with a miniature train, and the Railway is host to a number of themed events over the year.
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