Fun Things to Do in Huddersfield

Fun Things to Do in Huddersfield

Located in West Yorkshire, UK, Huddersfield features an extensive collection of Victorian architecture after the Industrial Revolution in the eighteenth century. The place is also known for hosting the first rugby game in Huddersfield Athletic Club. The council has restored the ancient Huddersfield attractions, events, and buildings in the most beautiful way.

The town has now developed into a popular destination for microbreweries. Therefore, you will find a lot of micropubs with distinguished ales, beers, and ciders. The place also observes several great Beer and Cider Festivals.  

So, if you are planning your next trip to Huddersfield, don’t forget some of the fun things to do in Huddersfield, as listed below.

  1. Experience Art in Lawrence Batley Theatre

Lawrence Batley Theatre is home to drama, music, dance, and comedy performances. The place was initially built in 1819 as a Methodist chapel. It was then transformed into a mansion and later into an art center.

The theatre offers you an opportunity to enjoy unique performances and entertainment. The performances are supported by pioneering creative artists and art companies.

  1. Huddersfield Art Gallery

At Huddersfield Art gallery, you can introduce your children to art on the top floor of the town centre library building. The Huddersfidel gallery has art work by some of the big names, such as L.S. Lowry, Francis Bacon and Henry Moore, as well as local artists of renown.

  1. Ride Kirklees Light Railway

First opened in October 1991, Kirklees Light Railway runs along the trackbed of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railways. It covers the route from the village of Clayton west to the town of Shelley Woodhouse and on the Penistone line from Huddersfield to Sheffield.

This railway ride is peculiar to people of all ages and witnesses numerous passengers during the unique festivals.

  1. Drop by Standedge Tunnels and Visitors Centre

Standedge Tunnels comprise of four parallel tunnels, including three railway tunnels and the canal tunnel.

The Huddersfield narrow canal was built in 1811 and is the highest navigable water in the whole of Britain. It has 74 locks and is 636 feet underground. The canal boat trips are the highlight of the boat ride. The ride starts from tunnel end cottages at the tunnel mouth and goes 1640.42 ft into the tunnel.

  1. A day at Greenhead Park

Visiting greenhead park is an ideal venue for fun things to do with kids in Huddersfield. It is only half a mile from Huddersfield town center. You can experience ultimate beauty and peace away from daily urban life’s hustle.

The park offers bowling greens, tennis courts, a miniature steam railway, rides, conservatory and Italian gardens, and many more adventures. You will also find eateries and cafés there.

Are you Looking for things to do in Huddersfield? Come and join us to see Tiger Who Came To Tea live at Lawrence Batley Theatre, showing from Friday 13th March to Sunday 15th March.

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'This Tiger is the cat's meow'

The Times


'Perfectly pitched adaptation'

Daily Telegraph


'A delight from start to finish'

Time Out