Tags: Yorkshire

Huddersfield

Huddersfield in West Yorkshire is a vast, sprawling market town situated halfway between Leeds and Yorkshire. To get a good sense of how large Huddersfield is, head to the top of Castle Hill and you can enjoy a fabulous view of the town. In many ways, Huddersfield is very much a traditional northern town. Born…

Barnsley

Barnsley’s cultural heritage is firmly rooted in the industrial age, with much of the local industry centred on coal mining and glass making. The coal mining industry has long since disappeared and for many years, the once majestic town of Barnsley slumped into a steep decline. But like many proud Yorkshire mining towns, Barnsley picked…

Bradford

Bradford is a large, multi-cultural city in West Yorkshire, adjacent to Leeds and nestled at the foot of the Pennines. Despite its industrial heritage, Bradford has award winning museums, many examples of fine 19th century architecture, and plenty of great things to see and do. Thanks to the success of the wool trade, the city…

Helmsley

If you were to try and describe what you would imagine to be the ideal image of an English market town, the image that you describe would almost certainly match that of the town of Helmsley in North Yorkshire. The pretty market square is still a hive of activity and you will find tea rooms…