Huddersfield

Huddersfield; the Birthplace of Rugby League

Huddersfield is an attractive market town within easy reach of the Pennines and some spectacular scenery. Readers can discover its several claims to fame, including it being voted the third happiest place in the UK. Rugby League was founded in Huddersfield at the George Hotel. There are over 1600 listed buildings in the area, including the Town Hall, with its preserved Victorian architecture. Tolson Museum is the place to head for if interested in history, particularly the Roman era. Summertime visitors can enjoy the Caribbean Carnival and follow this with a stroll along the Savile Town Wharf.

The Lawrence Batley Theatre

11 Jun 2021

Along Queen Street in West Yorkshire, Huddersfield is the "handsome and commodious" Lawrence Batley Theatre. Originally named the Queen Street Chapel and a place of worship for Methodists in 1819, it was eventually converted into a theatre. And as a theatre, it offers dance, drama, comedy, and music.

Huddersfield; the Town That Bought Itself

6 May 2021

On September 29, 1920, the Huddersfield Corporation administrative division actually bought and finalized a deal that stated its official ownership of the 4300-acre Ramsden estate. And that's also the date when Huddersfield made history. It became known as "the town that bought itself."

The Classic Beauty of Huddersfield

29 Mar 2021

Huddersfield is a memorable town. It features shopping centers, outdoor markets, Victorian streets, and more. If you're looking for excellent places to wine and dine, plus shops, and arcades, you'll find them in Huddersfield town center. And with conveniently located bus stops, railway stations, and pedestrian streets, it's easy to navigate.