Huddersfield is located in the heart of Yorkshire. Situated as it is on the M62 corridor, there is quick and easy access to the larger nearby cities of Leeds and Manchester. There are excellent rail links to these cities and also Liverpool, Sheffield and York. Huddersfield has the busiest bus station in West Yorkshire with local links to all the surrounding districts and villages as well as services to all the major cities mentioned above.
With all the convenient and affordable transport, it is straightforward to travel from the bustling town centre to some of England’s most beautiful countryside. In such an area of natural beauty you can enjoy many outdoor pursuits such as hiking, cycling, water sports, horse riding and wildlife watching. If you are interested in the history of the area, there are many local museums that are open all year.
There are also art and architecture exhibitions held at many of the district’s Town Halls. For more specific cultural curiosities, The National Coal Mining Museum is situated on the border between Wakefield and Huddersfield, easily accessible by bus. The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is also within reach. There, you can take a leisurely stroll around the beautiful grounds, dotted here and there with works by Henry Moore and other renowned artists. The Huddersfield Narrow Canal runs directly through the campus, perfect for relaxing beside. The Huddersfield Broad Canal links the Narrow Canal to the Calder and Hebble Navigation, along which you can explore miles and miles of beautiful Yorkshire countryside.
Whatever your interests and your level of enthusiasm,
there is something in the surrounding area to appeal to all.