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About Huddersfield

This town has connections to the wool trade that stretch back over several centuries. Wool was spun and woven as a cottage industry until the 18th-century when textile mills took over. This brought renewed wealth and stability to the area and Huddersfield began to flourish. The opening of the rail line in 1847 was a huge advantage to Huddersfield, goods manufactered here were more easily transported to other parts of the country.

Huddersfield was very much a town of towering chimney stacks that echoed the work of the mills, some which still exist. Today it is also a town of commerce and there are chemical and engineering works here.

The town has many fine buildings and these include; The Victorian Railway Station built in 1847, the Market Hall built in 1870, the lovely old church of St.Peter's built 1838 and the Cloth Hall built as a centre for the cloth industry in 1776. Tolson Memorial Hall and the Art Gallery that exhibits a fine collection of paintings including some by L.S.Lowry are also well worth a visit. Worthy of note is the fact that the handsome Town Hall which dates 19th-century is the home of the internationally renowned Huddersfield Choral Society.

Huddersfield is a lively and interesting town that offers a rich cultural experience. It has good restaurants, inns and public houses, cinema's, night clubs, good sporting facilities and excellent shopping.

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Huddersfield Central Lodge Hotel in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England3 stars

Huddersfield Central Lodge Hotel

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Situated in the centre of Huddersfield, the family-run Huddersfield Central Lodge Hotel features a bar, free Wi-Fi, and free private parking....
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Cambridge Hotel in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England3 stars

Cambridge Hotel

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Just 5 minutes’ walk from Huddersfield town centre, Cambridge Hotel offers free Wi-Fi, free parking and en suite accommodation at great-value rates. Cambridge Hotel is in a convenient location, jus...
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Premier Inn Huddersfield Central in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England3 stars

Premier Inn Huddersfield Central

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Less than 10 minutes’ walk from Huddersfield’s centre, Premier Inn Huddersfield is located opposite Huddersfield University. It offers modern rooms with private bathrooms and a restaurant....
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Edgerton Guest House in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England3 stars

Edgerton Guest House

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England (0.6 miles, 0.9 km)
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Ashfield Hotel in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England

Ashfield Hotel

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Huddersfield Station(0.4 miles, 0.7 km)
Lockwood Station(0.9 miles, 1.5 km)
M62 Junction 24(2.5 miles, 4.0 km, direction NW)
M62 Junction 23(3.0 miles, 4.8 km, direction NW)
Leeds Bradford International Airport(15.9 miles, 25.6 km, direction N)
Sheffield City Airport(24.1 miles, 38.7 km, direction SE)
Huddersfield to London(163.4 miles, 263.0 km, direction SE)

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