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Almondbury is one of the oldest and prettiest of the villages dominating the edge of the Pennine moors. Many of these old villages have long been absorbed by the expansion of the town of Huddersfield but some of the houses, many with old mullioned windows behind which the cloth that gained the area its early reputation as a fine centre for wool worsted was woven, can still be seen.
Historically the first market held at Almondbury was in the 13th century when cloth was traded in the churchyard with the merchants using gravestones for tables. Huddersfield market did not develop until 1672, and later in the 19th century mills grew up along the river. Almondbury is also known for Castle Hill, said to have Roman connections.
Today, this interesting village, backed by the urban sprawl of Huddersfield offers the visitor fine countryside to explore, an old church to visit and interesting timbered buildings. It gives easy access to the hauntingly beautiful northern moors of the Peak District National Park and to the town of Holmfirth famous as the setting for the celebrated television series Last of the Summer Wine. You can also join the long march of the Pennine Way as it winds its way towards the Yorkshire Dales. The lovely Calder Valley is within easy reach, so too is The National Coal Mining Museum which tells much of the regions history and heritage.
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Hotels & Accommodation in Almondbury
Almondbury Hotels Almondbury Cottages Almondbury Bed & Breakfast
Almondbury, West Yorkshire, England (0.5 miles, 0.9 km)
Appleshine Cottage is a holiday home located in Almondbury in the West Yorkshire Region and featuring a garden with a barbecue. It provides free private parking. An oven, a toaster and a refrigerator...
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Spring Grove Tavern
Kirkburton, West Yorkshire, England (1.6 miles, 2.5 km, direction SE)
Set in the countryside of Kirkburton, just 4 miles from Huddersfield town centre and 7 miles from Holmfirth, Spring Grove Tavern offers spacious rooms with tea/coffee making facilities and free parkin...
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Crystal Suites Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England (1.6 miles, 2.6 km, direction NW)
Situated in Huddersfield, this apartment is 400 metres from University of Huddersfield. The unit is 500 metres from Huddersfield Library, and guests benefit from free WiFi and private parking availabl...
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Innkeeper's Lodge Huddersfield, Kirkburton
Kirkburton, West Yorkshire, England (1.6 miles, 2.6 km, direction SE)
Set in a lovely 19th-century building, Innkeeper's Lodge Huddersfield, Kirkburton has a quaint bar and restaurant serving cask ales and seasonal dishes....
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Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England (1.8 miles, 3.0 km, direction NW)
Kirkgate Residence offers accommodation in Huddersfield. University of Huddersfield is 300 metres from the property. The accommodation is fitted with a cable flat-screen TV. All units include a kitch...
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Huddersfield Central Lodge Hotel
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England (1.9 miles, 3.1 km, direction NW)
Situated in the centre of Huddersfield, the family-run Huddersfield Central Lodge Hotel features a bar, free Wi-Fi, and free overnight private parking....
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Lux Aparts Huddersfield Central
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|Leeds Bradford International Airport||(16.8 miles, 27.1 km, direction N)|
|Sheffield City Airport||(22.1 miles, 35.5 km, direction SE)|
|Almondbury to London||(161.6 miles, 260.0 km, direction SE)|