"Could be so much better - Huddersfield" Top 5 Page for this destination Huddersfield by Britannia2
Huddersfield Travel Guide: 44 reviews and 92 photos
This is a town that had so much potential to be a perfect Victorian town - a largie Saltaire or Haworth - there are so many gaps filled with awful 1960s buildings where presumably where once older buildings stood. Coupled with a town badly affected by the recession as I write this in 2012 and a number of closed shops first impressions are not good.
However as with anywhere in England there is no area not worth investigating and look deeper than the first impression a visitor may have and we found much of interest here and in the area.
- Pros:A wonderful location in Pennine country
- Cons:A 1960s planners blitz ruined the town and it never recovered
- In a nutshell:Worth a short visit - central for the whole of the north of England
Huddersfield is notable for its abundance of fine Victorian architecture. It has the third highest number of listed... more travel advice
A theatre that actually looks like a large house - closed on the day we visisted but the website has relevant details. more travel advice
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