Yorkshire Sculpture Park
West Bretton, Wakefield Yorkshire Sculpture Park is the UK's leading outdoor art gallery with 500 acres of beautiful historic parkland, five indoor galleries, a stylish shop and a restaurant with one of the best views in the north.
Lawrence Batley Theatre
Queen Street, Huddersfield The Lawrence Batley Theatre is about inspiring performance. From classic drama and award winning dance to the biggest names in comedy, a great night out is guaranteed at Huddersfield's only professional theatre.
£8 tickets for u26s (subject to availability)
Huddersfield Town A.F.C
Stadium Way The Johns Smith's Stadium is the home of Premier League Huddersfield Town. With over 24,000 seats, the Stadium is one of the most iconic in West Yorkshire with the legendary white arches and blue roof.
Ticket prices vary
Stadium Way Huddersfield Giants Rugby League Football Club or 'Giants' are the Town's professional Rugby League club who play in the Super League.
Huddersfield is also the birthplace of the Rugby League with the Giants being founded in 1864 and is the world's oldest professional Rugby League club.
Ticket prices vary
Wilton Park, Batley Explore the world at Bagshaw Museum! A Victorian former mill owner's house set in 36 acres of parkland and ancient woodland, the museum displays a wide range of unusual and exciting collections from around the globe.
Ravensknowle Park, Wakefield Road, Huddersfield A vivid and intriguing picture of the area and its people, from pre-history to present day, revealed through unique collections. From Roman finds to textiles, birds to transport, Tolson is a treasure house of the fascinating, the curious and the amazing.
Nutter Lane WF17 9LG, Birstall, Birstall, Batley Oakwell Hall is furnished as a family home in the 1690s and offers visitors a real insight into a post-English Civil War household. The site also includes over 100 acres of country park, a visitor centre, gift shop, nature trail, picnic sites and playground.
Huddersfield Art Gallery
Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield See a selection of stunning paintings and sculptures by internationally renowned artists such as L.S. Lowry, Francis Bacon and Henry Moore alongside work by significant local artists.
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival // 50+ events over 10 packed days
// contemporary, new, experimental and electronic music
// sound art, improvisation, films, installations
// student tickets
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National Coal Mining Museum
New Road, Overton, Wakefield The National Coal Mining Museum for England. a unique place keeping stories of coal mining alive. Underground tours, exhibitions & original events.
Free entry & free parking for everyone.
Underground Tours £4 per person.
Cleckheaton Folk Festival
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire Cleckheaton Folk Festival is a weekend long event of music, dance and street theatre. Weekend Tickets are on sale now with limited numbers at very special early bird prices. Individual concert tickets will be available after artist announcements in December 2017.
Various Locations Around Kirklees F: @kirkleeslibraries
Author events, live screenings, creative workshops, exhibitions, ebooks, eaudiobooks, emagazines, enewspapers, wifi & Tourist Information at Holmfirth and Huddersfield Libraries.
We are: free to borrow, visit & join.
Huddersfield Town Hall
Corporation Street, Huddersfield Town Hall for live music, comedy and more! Enjoy your favourite comics inc. Rob Brydon, Sarah Millican, Ed Byrne & Katherine Ryan. Enjoy live music with our orchestral, brass band and choral concerts.
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Peak District Grab your waking boots and hit the hills for one of the most beautiful national parks in the country, the best part is it's just on your doorstep.
From Huddersfield to the heart of the Peak District is only around 40 miles or about an hour and a quarter by car, it wouldn't even cost much if a group of you chipped in for fuel!
You'll find outstanding scenic views, plenty of hills and even mountains to climb and explore!
Castle Hill Side, Huddersfield Built in 1899 as a monument to Queen Victoria the Tower stands proud at 305m above sea level whilst overlooking Huddersfield. You just need to look at the horizon and you'll see Castle Hill from virtually all directions. It's well worth a visit and a popular summer picnic site for students.
It may not be Ed Sheeran's favourite hill but we love it!
Westgate, Huddersfield Want to visit shops that offer just something different? Byram Arcade would probably be your first stop then!
The Victorian arcade features independent fashion, vintage, home-ware and gift shops, all spread over 3 floors. Definitely the place to find that special something!
Trinity Street, Huddersfield The park has always been popular with local people and students with the large open spaces and pathways attracting people from miles around.
It is the perfect place to unwind, relax and enjoy the wonderful outdoors you could even have a cheeky BBQ
Dixons Milk Ices
18 Swan Ln, Huddersfield The family run business has been producing traditionally made milk ices in Huddersfield since 1961. Not only are they a local favourite with students, but people come from all over to try the original milk ices.
One to try is their signature tubs - remember to get 'juice'!
Emley Moor Mast
Emley Moor, Huddersfield Emley Moor Mast is one of those place you have to visit to just believe what you're looking at. Not only is it the tallest freestanding structure in the UK standing at 330.4m but it's even taller than the Eiffel Tower in Paris and ranks as the worlds 24th tallest tower in the world! Go Huddersfield!
Northern England, United Kingdom Steeped in history, this National Trail chases along the Pennine hills along what's described as the 'Rugged backbone of England' and offers 267 miles of the finest upland walking.
The Pennine Way is all but a short journey from Huddersfield, making it a worthwhile weekend adventure.
If it takes your fancy there's even some great real ale pubs along the way that are well known for their food and drink, or get up that little bit earlier and make some sandwiches!
Real Ale Trail
Yorkshire and Lancashire As Featured on the BBC's Oz and James Drink to Britain, The Transpennine Real Ale Trail is a unique voyage to a selection of Yorkshire and Lancashire's best real ale pubs - on a train!
All the pubs are within a stone's throw of their respective Railway Stations, so finding your way there (and back) couldn't be easier. Not forgetting Huddersfield is a stop!