Huddersfield Tourist Information

Huddersfield Railway Station

Huddersfield Railway Station

A stylish West Yorkshire urban centre with a big student population and some dazzling Victorian architecture, Huddersfield is a culture rich city surrounded by the spectacular landscapes of Pennine Yorkshire and the Peak District. Offering a bohemian style base with funky independent shops, a colourful open market and a selection of best museums and galleries, Huddersfield makes the perfect location for exploring West Yorkshire and sits ideally close to the M62 motorway corridor.

Cutting edge conference facilities are available at Huddersfield’s home of football and rugby, the John Smith Stadium and the town contains a host of inns serving award-winning real ales, world cuisine restaurants and best Indian restaurants. Take a stroll or canal boat cruise along the Huddersfield Narrow Canal which runs from Ashton under Lyne in the South through Pennine moorland to Huddersfield, with top attractions along the canal including the Standedge Tunnel Visitor centre and trip through one of the longest tunnels on the British canal network.

Visit Huddersfield during one of its great festivals including the December Festival of Light, a food and drink festival, literature festival and contemporary music event,  and see an excellent selection of British 20th Century art at the central Huddersfield Art Gallery. Inspiring and new theatre shows feature year round at the celebrated Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield town centre, a Northern theatre renowned for standing out from the crowd.

For an ultra trendy West Yorkshire urban base, choose central Huddersfield hotels, B&Bs and apartments close to the conference centre and theatre or opt for a wide choice or rural B&Bs and holiday cottages in the surrounding Colne Valley. Search and book Huddersfield accommodation online now.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.