Attractions in West Yorkshire
Boothtown Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 6HG
Mansion house of a 19th Century mill owner, now housing a fine museum of costume, textiles, fine art and contemporary craft displays. The museum also includes the Duke of Wellingtons Regimental Gallery. Tea/Coffee facilities and free
Zoos & Wildlife Centres
Off Smithies Lane, Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, WF16 0PL
Situated in 20 acres of picturesque countryside where you can relax in the farm surroundings. Stroll through our gardens come see the animals including primates, reptiles, and birds. Ride on the ponies, or watch the hive of activities in the ai...
Wilton Park, Batley, WF17 0AS
A Victorian former mill owner's house set in 36 aces of parkland and ancient woodland, and host to a wide range of unusual and exciting collections from around the globe. Once the home of George Sheard from 1875-1902, this Gothic house became a mu...
BATLEY ART GALLERY
Batley Library, Market Place, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 5DA
Special exhibitions throughout the year, featuring contemporary art, craft and photography. The gallery hosts a changing display of artwork by local art groups and individual artists. The gallery's programme offers a range of work and wide varie...
Stately Homes & Gardens
Oxford Road, Gomersal, Cleckheaton, BD19 4JP
Delightful 1830s cloth merchant's home with fascinating Bronte connections. Charlotte Bronte visited often and featured Red House in her novel "Shirley". Includes period rooms, enchanting recreated gardens and exhibitions in restored outbuildings...
Landmark & Historic Monument
CASTLE HILL AND VICTORIA TOWER
C/O Tolson Museum, Ravensknowle Park, Wakefield Road, Huddersfield, HD5 8DJ
Standing over 900 feet above sea level Castle Hill dominates the local landscape, providing spectacular, often windswept views. The history of human activity on the hill goes back over 4000 years. The site was developed as an iron age hill f...
The Minster dates back to Anglo-Saxon times when the 7th Century missionary St. Paulinus is said to have been visited Dewsbury. The Church includes a heritage centre and exhibitions on the church's colourful history, some unique Anglo-Saxon sculpt...
HUDDERSFIELD ART GALLERY
Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 2SU
The collection at Huddersfield Art Gallery contains some of the best British art of the twentieth century, including paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. The gallery also features a dynamic exhibition programme with contemporary work from a ...
Ravensknowle Park, Wakefield Road, Huddersfield, HD5 8DJ
Tolson Museum is housed in a Victorian mansion house with collections including: local history, Roman, archaeological, textile, bird, insect, plant, scientific, transport, toys and dolls. Vibrant community exhibition programme. Almost every layer ...
STANDEDGE TUNNEL & VISITOR CENTRE
Tunnel End, Waters Road, Marsden, HD7 6NQ
Standedge Tunnel is the longest, highest and deepest canal tunnel in Britain, stretching for 3.25 miles through the Pennine countryside from Marsden to Diggle. Standedge runs 30-minute guided tunnel trips where visitors can learn about how the tun...