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ART AND GALLERIES

ASHLEY JACKSON GALLERY

13, Huddersfield Rd, Holmfirth HD9 2JR

Tel: 01484686460

www.ashley-jackson.co.uk

The only location where you can view the unique and evocative paintings of internationally recognised landscape watercolourist Ashley Jackson.

BOOTH HOUSE GALLERY AND POTTERY

3, Booth House Lane, Holmfirth, HD9 2QT

Tel: 01484685270

www.boothhousegallery.co.uk

Features studio ceramics and sculptures by Jim Robinson. Also includes special exhibitions of regional and national artists and crafts people.

DAVID ROBERTS CERAMIC

Creffield Barn, 60, Upperthong Lane, Holmfirth. HD9 3BQ

Tel: 01484685110

www.davidroberts-ceramics.com

Open studio exhibitions are held several times each year. David Roberts is one of the first British ceramists to specialise in high quality Raku.

HENRI MOORE INSTITUTE

The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AH

Tel: 01132467467

www.henri-moore.ac.uk

The Henri Moore institute is all about discovering sculpture, from ancient to modern, in the heart of Leeds. Beautiful gallery spaces host a changing programme of exhibitions supported by a variety of talks and events.

HUDDERSFIELD ART GALLERY

Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield, HD1 2SU

Tel: 01484221964

www.kirklees.gov.uk/art

The collection contains the best in British Art of the twentieth century, including paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. The gallery also features a dynamic exhibition programme with contempory work from a range of established and new artists

LAST OF THE SUMMER WINE EXHIBITION

30, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth HD9 2JS

Tel: 01484681408

www.summerwineexhibition.co.uk

Compo's living room and a display of original props, photos and memorabilia from four decades of Last of the Summer Wine

LEEDS ART GALLERY

The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AA

Tel: 01132478256

www.leeds.gov.uk/artgallery

Leeds Art Gallery houses an internationally recognised collection of painting, sculpture and new media, as well as a changing programme of temporary exhibitions. Wander the Galleries then visit the cafe in the stunning Victorian Tiled Hall.

LUPTON SQUARE GALLERY

1-2 Lupton Square, Honley, Holmfirth HD9 6AD

Tel: 01484666144

www.luptonsquaregallery.co.uk

Located in a beautifully renovated 18th century house, the Gallery offers the opportunity to view a wide range of original, quality works of art and craft in a friendly informal setting.

NORTH LIGHT GALLERY

Brooke's Mills, Armitage Bridge, Huddersfield, HD4 7NR

Tel: 01484340003

www.northlightgallery.org.uk

The Gallery is an independent arts venue offering a rolling programme of workshops, exhibitions and events in an historic setting.

THE HEPWORTH, WAKEFIELD

Gallery Walk, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 5AW

Tel: 01924247360

www.hepworthwakefield.org

The Hepworth Wakefield is the UK's largest purpose-built art gallery. Inside this inspiring gallery you'll find a unique collection of sculptures by Barbara Hepworth, as well as changing exhibitions by world-famous artists. The Hepworth makes a gallery trip fun for children and adults alike, with a family trail to help you explore the galleries, a riverside play park and picnic area.

YORK ART GALLERY

Exhibition Square, York Y01 7EW

Tel: 01904687687

www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

Discover 600 years of British and European art.

Free admission with special exhibitions throughout the year

YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK

West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG

Tel: 01924832631

www.ysp.co.uk

Changing exhibitions of modern and contemporary art by international artists. Set in 500 acres of historic grounds and gardens. One of the largest outdoor displays of Henry Moore sculptures in the world. Includes a restaurant, shop and visitor centre.

CANALS

The Huddersfield Narrow Canal runs for 7 Miles, from the Standedge Tunnel to Huddersfield and meets the Huddersfield Broad Canal at AspleyBasin, now a marina and home to a popular canal-side restaurant and pub. The Huddersfield Broad Canal runs for 4 miles to Mirfield where it meets The Calder and Hebble Navigation, which runs for around 21 miles and links Pennine Yorkshire to the rest of the region's network.

SAVILE TOWN WHARF MARINA

Mill Street East, Dewsbury, WF12 9BD

Tel: 01924467976

www.cvmarine.co.uk

A working boatyard including the award winning Leggers Inn and Old Stables Coffee Shop. An ideal destination for boaters, cyclists and walkers.

STANDEDGE TUNNEL AND VISITOR CENTRE

Tunnel End, Waters Road, Marsden

Tel: 01484844298

www.standedge.co.uk

A great introduction to the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, with a varied events schedule. The Tunnel is nearly 3 miles long and is the highest, longest and deepest canal tunnel in the country.

CASTLES, HOUSES AND GARDENS

ABBEYWOOD ESTATE

Chester Rd, Delamere CW8 2HW

Tel: 01606889477

www.abbeywoodestate.co.uk

Superb setting near Delamere Forest. Total area 45 acres including mature woodland, new woodland and new arboretum, all with connecting pathways. Approximately 5 acres of gardens surrounding large Edwardian House. Vegetable garden and greenhouse, walled gardens, chapel garden, pool garden, woodland garden and lawned area.

BARLEY HALL

2, Coffee Yard, Stonegate, York YO1 8AR

Tel: 01904610275

www.barleyhall.org.uk

Barley Hall is a stunning medieval townhouse, once home to the Priors of Nostell and the Mayor of York. Until the 1980's the house was hidden under the relatively modern facade of a derelict office block. Only when the building was going to be destroyed was the amazing medieval building discovered and it's history uncovered.

BENINGBROUGH HALL AND GARDENS

Beningbrough, York, North Yorkshire YO30 1DD

Tel: 01904472027

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/beningbrough

Find out about Georgian life at this impressive house and gardens. Discover over 100 18th century Portraits on loan from the National Portrait Gallery and try your hand at family art and craft activities. Take a wander around the acres of gardens or join a guided walk. There are lots of family activities to enjoy as well as a wilderness play area.

BOLTON ABBEY

Estate Office, Bolton Abbey, Skipton BD23 6EX

Tel: 01756718009

www.boltonabbey.com

In the heart of the Yorkshire Dales on the River Wharf this country estate is the Yorkshire home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and a magnet for visitors drawn to it's breath taking landscape; Explore the ruins of the Priory and discover a landscape full of history and legend; Wander along the woodland and riverside paths; Enjoy local produce in the excellent restaurants, tearooms and cafes; Relax and enjoy a picnic whilst the children play.....

BOLTON CASTLE

Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 4ET

Tel: 01969623981

www.boltoncastle.co.uk

Bolton is a stunning medieval castle, situated in the heart of wenslydale and preserved in outstanding condition. Completed in 1399, its scars bear testament to over 600 years of history, yet remarkably about one third of its rooms and three quarters of its rooms remain completely intact. Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned there for six months and it was held for the king in a siege during the civil war. There is a Tea Room, Gift Shop and restored Medieval Garden, including a Maze, Vineyard, Herb Garden, Bowling Green and Rose Garden.

BREEZY KNEES GARDENS

Common Lane, Warthill, York YO19 5XS

Tel: 01904488800

www.breezyknees.co.uk

A haven for flower lovers, with 14 acres of landscaped gardens including extensive herbaceous borders, fragrant rose garden, rockery, cottage garden, annual meadow and lots more. The gardens are packed with over 6000 different varieties of flowers, shrubs and trees and feature special collections of poppies, irises, peonies, geraniums and daylilies.

BRIMHAM ROCKS

Summerbridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG3 4DW

Tel: 01423781688

www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Enjoy the simple pleasures of fresh air and magnificent views over Nidderdale and beyond, amongst an amazing collection of weird and wonderful rocks shaped over 300 million years ago. Let your children's imagination run wild in nature's theme park and explore the paths winding through this remarkable landscape. A great day out for Families, Walkers and Climbers

BURTON AGNES HALL AND GARDENS

Burton Agnes, Driffield, YO25 4NB

Tel: 01262490324

www.burtonagnes.com

Burton Agnes Hall is a magnificent example of Elizabethan architecture built in 1598 by Sir Henry Griffith. The Hall is surrounded by lawns and yew topiary bushes while the award winning walled garden has potager, maze, jungle garden and coloured garden with giant board games. The Farmer's Food Store is packed with seasonal Yorkshire produce and fruit and vegetables from the gardens. Enjoy freshly prepared meals in the Cafe and indulgent treats in the ice cream parlour.

CASTLE HILL AND VICTORIA TOWER

Lumb Lane, Almondbury, Huddersfield HD4 6TA

Tel: 01484223830

Standing over 900 feet above sea level Castle Hill dominates the local landscape, providing spectacular, often windswept views. Victoria Tower, perched on Castle Hill was completed in 1899 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's reign. It reaches the height of 997 feet above sea level and is open to the public on certain days of the year.

CASTLE HOWARD

Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA

Tel: 01653648333

www.castlehoward.co.uk

Discover one of Britain's most beautiful historic houses, set in a landscape of rolling hills and unexpected monuments. Explore the dramatic Great Hall with its dramatic dome, learn about the 1940 fire that destroyed so much of the house, discover gardens with hidden temples, statues, lakes and fountains. Visitors can enjoy exhibitions and events, boat trips on the great lake, choice of shops and cafes, and new adventure playground

CONISBROUGH CASTLE AND VISITOR CENTRE

Castle Hill, Conisbrough, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN12 3BU

Tel: 01709863329

www.conisbroughcastle.org.uk

The fame of the Castle, spread by Sir Walter Scott's novel "Ivanhoe" is world-wide.Scott,who must have seen the Castle and been deeply impressed by it, was relaying local tradition when he called it a "Saxon" fortress. Amazing sites to see in the Castle and its ruins. Please see the website for details.

DUNCOMBE PARK

Helmsley, York YO62 5EB

Tel: 01439772625

www.duncombepark.com

Duncombe Park was built in 1713 on a virgin plateau overlooking Helmsley Castle and the valley of the river rye. The principal rooms of the mansion still remain a fine example of the type of grand interior popular at the end of the 19th century. The house is surrounded by 35 acres of 18th century landscaped gardens including vast terraces, temples and woodlands. In addition to the garden there are 400 acres of parkland including a National Nature Reserve. The parkland offers visitors of all ages the opportunity to admire the veteran trees and various species of wildlife while enjoying the marked walks and the orienteering

EAST RIDDLESDEN HALL

Bradford Rd, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD20 5EL

Tel: 01535607075

www.nationantrust.org.uk

Every time you stand in the gardens of East Riddlesden you will experience something new. Enjoy the calm of the changing seasonal gardens and feed the ducks while the children explore the adventure playground.

FOUNTAINS ABBEY AND STUDLEY ROYAL WATER GARDEN

Fountains, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 3DY

Tel: 01765608888

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/fountainsabbey

Travel in time through nine centuries of history and see the sights of this truly marvellous estate. Discover the magnificent 12th century abbey ruins and the stories it holds. Once one of the wealthiest Abbeys in medieval Europe, it is now a World Heritage Site. Wander through the Georgian water garden of Studley Royal, and find statues, views and hidden temples or take a stroll in the deer park, home to over 500 wild deer.

HARDCASTLE CRAGS

Hollin Hall, Crimsworth Dean, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 7AP

Tel: 01422844518

Explore this beautiful wooded valley with its deep ravines, tumbling streams and glorious waterfalls. Walk through woodland rich in wildlife, with over 30 miles of footpaths and see the striking seasonal changes in the plants and trees.

HAREWOOD HOUSE

Harewood, Leeds, LS17 9LG

Tel: 01132181010

www.harewood.org

An exquisite house steeped with royal memorabilia, grand master paintings, Chippendale furniture and constantly changing exhibitions, Award winning gardens, a premier bird garden and indoor play area-Harewood really is the ideal day out!!

HARLOW CARR GARDENS

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Harrogate HG3 1QB

Tel: 01423565418

www.enjoyharrogate.com

Winner of Yorkshire's Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award 2010

Whatever the season, Harlow Carr is the perfect place to enjoy a stroll with friends, relax in the serene surroundings or gain inspiration for your own garden. Arrive with the family and explore, or simply marvel at the stunning colours throughout the year.

HELMSLEY WALLED GARDEN

Cleveland Way, Helmsley, North Yorkshire YO62 5AH

Tel: 01439771427

www.helmsleywalledgarden.org.uk

Historical 5 acre garden, ethical shop, plant nursery, craft workshops and vine house cafe.

LOTHERTON HALL ESTATE AND PARK

Lotherton Lane, Aberford, Leeds LS25 3EB

Tel: 01132813723

www.leeds.gov.uk/lothertonhall

A charming Edwardian country home with beautiful formal, wildflower and wooded grounds, red deer park and one of the countries most impressive and important of rare and endangered birds.

MARSDEN MOOR ESTATE

Estate Office: The Old Goods Yard, Station Rd, Marsden, Huddersfield

West Yorkshire HD7 6DH

Tel: 01484847016

www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Take a walk on the wild side and explore a windswept ecological paradise. Lots of organised walks over the year, please see website for details.

NEWBY HALL AND GARDENS

Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 5AE

Tel: 08454504068

www.newbyhall.com

Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, Newby Hall is one of England's renowned Adam houses and an exceptional example of 18th century decoration. The superb contents of the house, collected on the grand tour, include a set of French Goblins tapestries, a gallery of classical statuary and some of Chippendale's finest furniture. Visitors can enjoy the 25 acres of award winning gardens full of rare and beautiful plants. The famous double herbaceous borders are flanked by numerous compartmented gardens such as the Rose and Autumn Gardens and the Water Garden. Add to this to a wonderful children's adventure garden with a moated fort and water plat features; miniature railway to ride; a woodland discovery walk and sculpture park and you have the perfect day out for all ages.

NORMANBY HALL COUNTRY PARK AND MUSEUM

Normandby, Scunthorpe, DN15 9HU

Tel: 01724720588

www.northlincs.gov.uk/normandby

300 acres of gardens, parkland and woodland are a treat for every gardener. Step back in time in the magnificent Victorian walled garden with its traditionally grown heritage varieties of vegetables and wall-trained fruit. There are stunning herbaceous borders in the Secret and sunken gardens, whilst the Christmas garden provides seasonal interest. There is also the opportunity to visit the fascinating Farming Museum giving a glimpse into North Lincolnshire's rural past.

NOSTELL PRIORY AND PARKLAND

Doncaster Rd, Nostell, Wakefield WF4 1QE

Tel: 01924863892

www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Built on the site of a medieval priory, Nostell is an 18th century house and was the home of the Winn family for over 300 years. Explore over 300 acres of parkland including tranquil lakeside walks and trails in the gardens; a newly planted orchard, the rose garden and an adventure playground to go wild in!

RABY CASTLE

Staindrop, Darlington, DL2 3AH

Tel: 01833660202

www.rabycastle.com

Set within a 250 acre deer park, with beautiful walled gardens, Raby Castle was built in the 14th century, and has been home to Lord Barnard's family since 1626.Throughout the Castle there are room displays, fine furniture, impressive art work and elaborate architecture. Highlights include the vast Baron's Hall, where it is reputed 700 knights gathered to plot the doomed Rising of the north rebellion against Elizabeth 1.Visitors can also enjoy the deer park, walled gardens, woodland play area and carriage collection. Part of the stables has been converted into a tea room with an adjoining gift shop.

RED HOUSE

Oxford Road, Gomersal, Nr Cleckheaton BD19 4JP

Tel: 0174335100

www.kirklees gov.uk/museums

This delightful home of woollen cloth merchants the Taylor family dates from 1660 and has fascinating Bronte connections. Charlotte Bronte often visited her close friend Mary Taylor here and featured Red House in her novel " Shirley ". A rare example of beautifully recreated 1830's gardens provide an enchanting setting for the house-take a stroll amongst the scented old roses, ornamental flower beds and unusual varieties of period plants and shrubs. The award winning site includes restored outbuildings with exhibitions exploring Bronte links and Sven Valley local history.

RENISHAW HALL GARDENS

Renishaw Hall, Renishaw, Sheffield S21 3WB

Tel: 01246432310

www.renishaw-hall.co.uk

Renishaw has a beautiful 300 acre park and eight acres of the most important Italianate gardens in England. Enjoy the sound of water as a soft backdrop to beautiful views, statues and gardens. Visit the laburnum tunnel, National Yucca Collection and even book a tour with the head gardener. There is a Children's Adventure Garden with a maze, a storytelling bower, a living willow tunnel to climb through and silhouettes from children's stories.

RIPLEY CASTLE AND GARDENS

Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG3 3AY

Tel: 01423770152

www.ripleycastle.co.uk

Extraordinary castle with700 years of history. An amazing place to visit and it's open all year round! Includes beautiful gardens, deer park, children's play trail, shops, restaurant and much much more!!!!!

SEWERBY HALL AND GARDENS

Church Lane, Sewerby, Bridlington YO15 1EA

Tel: 01262673769

www.sewerby-hall.co.uk

Situated in a dramatic cliff-top position, forming the gateway to the Flamborough Heritage Coast, Sowerby Hall set in 50 acres of early 19th century parkland, enjoys spectacular views over Bridlington Bay. The award winning gardens are amongst the best in the region and include pleasure gardens, walled gardens, pitch and putt golf course, putting green, small children's zoo, craft units and tea rooms. Major events include Medieval Jousting, American Civil War re-enactment, Music in the Park weekend, Children's Big Picnic event for Yorkshire Day and Cancer Relief "Race for Life".

SKIPTON CASTLE

Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1AW

Tel: 01756792442

www.skiptoncastle.co.uk

Guardian of the Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales for over 900 years, Skipton Castle, once home to the famous Clifford Lords, is one of the best preserved and most complete medieval castles in England.

SLEDMERE HOUSE AND GARDENS

Sledmere, Driffield, East Yorkshire YO25 3XG

Tel: 01377236637

www.sledmerehouse.com

There is something about the charm of Sledmere House which has captivated visitors for over 200 years. The atmosphere is informal, the landscape breathtaking and the welcome warm and friendly,Gardeners,Antique lovers,Miitary enthusiasts, Artists and Music buffs all seem instantly at home. A great place for a real country house cream tea, a game of hide and seek, little indulgent shopping. a brisk walk in the deer park.....you choose!

TEMPLE NEWSAM HOUSE AND PARK

Temple Newsam Rd, Off Selby Rd, Leeds LS15 0AE

Tel: 01132647321

www.leeds.gov.uk/templenewsamhouse

Explore one of the greatest country houses in England set within beautiful parkland. Enjoy the magnificence of the restored Tudor home and the beauty of the walled and wooded lakeside gardens.

TREASURER'S HOUSE AND GARDEN

Minster Yard, York YO1 7JL

Tel: 01904624247

Treat yourself to some time out of the ordinary. Discover York's hidden treasure. Thirteen historic interiors reveal 400years of period design, recreated by remarkable Yorkshire collector Frank Green.House and gardens are located behind York Minster.Visit York's famous Roman Ghost Cellar or go high up in the attics where the servants used to live-both tours take you to quite extraordinary places and reveal unexpected history.

WALLED KITCHEN GARDEN

Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottingham S80 3AZ

Tel: 01909544917

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Located in 3,800 Acres of picturesque historic parkland, woodland and heath land, the beautiful four acre Walled Kitchen Garden was built in 1772 to supply the second Duke of Newcastle with fruit and vegetables.Today, you can see modern varieties of fruit and vegetables grown alongside traditional ones and admire over 50 local and heritage varieties of apples in the orchard. At Clumber Park you can also enjoy lakeside walks, woodland trails and see Europe's longest double avenue of lime trees. There's also a shop, plant sales area and a restaurant that uses produce from the Walled Kitchen Garden.

WENTWORTH CASTLE GARDENS

Lowe Lane, Stainborough, Barnsley, S75 3ET

Tel: 01226776040

www.wentworthcastle.org

Wentworth Castle Gardens extends to over 500 acres and contains a fascinating collection of 26 listed buildings and monuments.

YORK GATE GARDEN

Back Church Lane, Adel, Leeds LS16 8DW

Tel: 01132678240

www.yorkgate.org.uk

A beautiful one acre garden and outstanding example of 20th century garden design. Comprising a series of smaller gardens with different designs and contrasting styles, it is noted for its striking architectural features and exquisite vistas. A gem!!!

YORK MINSTER

Deangate YO1 7HH

Tel: 01904557200

www.yorkminster.org

The crowning glory of the city of York; The heart of Yorkshire and northern England;1000 years of worship and history; northern England's largest gothic cathedral; a treasure house of medieval stained glass. Take a free guided tour of the Minster and climb the tower for amazing views.

York Minster Tower: Climb the 275 steps to the top of the Tower for amazing views of historic York and the Minster's medieval pinnacles and gargoyles.

CHILDREN'S LEISURE

BLACKPOOL SANDCASTLE AND WATER PARK

South Beach, Blackpool FY4 1BB

www.sandcastle-waterpark.co.uk

The UK's largest indoor water park

CANNON HALL FARM AND MUSEUM

Bank House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT

Tel: 01226790427

www.cannonhallfarm.co.uk

Sitting in the rolling Pennine hills, Cannon Hall Farm is home to hundreds of creature's great and small waiting to welcome you to a world of animal magic. One of the country's biggest and best farm attractions, Cannon Hall Farm is the winner of multiple awards including Best Farm for Schools in the UK.Includes a Farm Shop, Dellecatessen, Tea Room and a purpose built viewing gallery. With The Farm situated next door to The Cannon Hall Museum, it presents a fantastic day out for all the family!!!!

CHARLOTTE'S ICE-CREAM PARLOUR

The Meadows, Whitley, Dewsbury, WF12 0NQ

Tel: 01924494491

www.charlottesjersey/icecream.co.uk

Meet the animals, practise your golf putting, let the kids burn off some steam in the play area and of course enjoy the delicious ice cream in the coffee shop and ice-cream parlour

CREEPLY CRAWLIES ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND

The Arena, Cliftongate Business Park, Wigginton Rd, York YO32 2RH

Tel: 01904692221

www.creepy-crawlies.co.uk

70000square foot of fun for children of all ages. Indoors, one of the country's largest four lane Astra slides and toddler zones for younger visitors.Outdoors, climbing in the rope forest, pedal karts and tons of fun with sand and water. Delicious home cooked food served daily

EUREKA!

Halifax, West Yorkshire

Tel: 01422330012

www.eureka.org.uk

Activities include The Global Garden, SoundSpace, Desert Discovery, Sound Garden, Me and My Body, Wonder Walk, Eureka! Beach and Outdoor PlayScape.Please see website for details.

FAIRBURN INGS NATURE RESERVE

Newton Lane, Ledston, Castleford West Yorkshire WF10 2BH

www.rspb.org.uk/fairburnings

Nestled between Leeds, York and Wakefield, Fairburn Ings is the perfect getaway if you've got half an hour or half a day to while away. Amble around the tranquil trails or stride out into the wider countryside. Take the whole family-there is always something to do, from pond dipping to duck feeding and from bug hunting to bird bingo. Why not recharge your batteries while the children let off some steam?

GO APE!

Dalby Forest, Pickering YO18 7LT

Tel: 08450948743

www.goape.co.uk

High Wire Forest Adventure

Can you handle 3 hours of tree top adventure ?Are you wild enough to climb 30 feet up a rope ladder, Tarzan swing into a giant rope net then zip wire through the trees? If the answer is yes, then you're ready to Go Ape!

HEIGHTS OF ABRAHAM

Matlock Bath, Derbyshire DE4 3PD

Tel: 01629582365

www.heightsofabraham.com

The cable car is just the beginning......The Heights of Abraham is the destination with something for everyone. With a whole range of special events throughout the season, the cliff top location is home to stunning views, acres of woodland, spectacular show caves and one of the Peak District's most popular days out. Includes Play Area, Restaurant and Coffee Shop.

KIRKLEES LIGHT RAILWAY

Park Mill Way, Clayton West, Huddersfield, HD8 9JX

Tel: 01484865727

www.kirkleeslightrailway.com

Steam along on Hawk, Owl, Fox or Badger and take an enchanting 50 minute return trip on a narrow gauge rail to Shelley. Special events throughout the year.

LIGHTWATER VALLEY THEME PARK

North Stanley, Ripon, HG4 3HT

Tel: 08717200011

www.lightwatervalley.co.uk

Action packed adventure for all the family.Lightwater Valley is simply bursting with 175 acres of action-packed adventures, from the dark and mysterious subterranean world of Raptor Attack to the dizzying heights of Whirlwind, a typhoon of screams that'll twist even the bravest of souls. New for 2011 is Skeleton Cove where only the bravest buccaneers dare come ashore.So, assemble a raiding party and set sail to discover the five new rides!!!

MAGNA SCIENCE ADVENTURE CENTRE

Sheffield Rd, Templeborough, Rotherham S60 1DX

Tel: 01709720002

www.visitmagna.co.uk

Everyone enjoys an opportunity to play and you'll be in your element at Magna.Create your own adventure in this gigantic and awe inspiring former steelworks. Explore the indoor pavilions; Earth, Air, Fire and Water, full of interactive hands on activities. Let off steam in AquaTek, one of the UK's largest outdoor water play areas and SciTek, one of Europe's largest outdoor playgrounds. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the history of steel making and take a tour of this amazing building with a guide who worked the foundry floor.

MOTHER SHIPTON'S CAVE AND HISTORIC PARK

Prophecy House, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8DD

Tel: 01423864600

www.mothershipton.co.uk

Includes audio tours, Museum, Childrens adventure playgrounds, Walks, Picnic Areas and gift shop with cafe.

PONDEROSA RARE BREEDS FARM

Smithies Lane, Heckmondwike, WF16 OPN

www.ponderosa-centre.co.uk

A rare breed's farm with beautiful gardens. Off site garden centre with tea room.

THE DEEP

Tower Street, Hull HU1 4DP

Tel: 01482381000

www.thedeep.co.uk

Encounter the ocean's greatest predators! The Deep is home to 40 sharks and over 3500 fish. Highlights include a glass lift ride through a 10 metre tank, and Europe's deepest viewing tunnel.

TROPICAL BUTTERFLY HOUSE

Woodsetts Rd, North Anston, Nr Sheffield S25 4EQ

Tel: 01909569416

www.butterflyhouse.co.uk

Also includes a Wildlife and Falconry Centre. Get close to lots of free roaming animals from amazing leaf-cutter ants and exotic butterflies to goats, ducks and peacocks. Handle exotic snakes, millipedes, lizards and magnificent birds of prey. Enjoy spectacular Birds of Prey displays, noisy parrot shows and even meet the gymnastic goat!!

YORK MAZE

Elvington Lane, York YO19 5LT

Tel: 01904607341

www.yorkmaze.co.uk

Visit one of the largest mazes in the world. PLUS.... cornquest tractor ride, giant slide, adventure playground, maze of illusions, farm animals, cafe and gift shop.

YORKSHIRE WILDLIFE PARK

Branton, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN4 6TB

Tel: 01302535057

www.yorkshirewildlifepark.co.uk

The UK's Walkthrough Wildlife Adventure. Enter the world of the animals at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. There is family fun all day long with a programme of ranger talks and feeding times, interactive experiences as you walk amongst lemurs, wallabies and animals from South America. Don't miss the beautiful pride of lions that was rescued from a zoo in Romania which is now enjoying their new life as the Pride of Yorkshire in Lion Country. Meet the biggest big cat in the world – The Siberian Tiger at the Land of the Tiger. Take a walk along the longest cat-walk in the country – with views across to the woodland, waterfall, pools and banks of the wetlands where the Tigers roam. Don't miss the Jungle Play Barn, Forest Adventure, Outdoor play area and The Taste of Yorkshire in the "Wild Cafe"

ENTERTAINMENT

Grosvenor Casino, Folly Hall, Huddersfield, HD1 3LT

Tel: 01484422441

www.grosvenorcasinos.com

Casino Red, Huddersfield, HD1 1DT

Tel: 08458381833

GRAND OPERA HOUSE YORK

Cumberland St, York YO1 9SW

Tel: 08448472322

www.GrandOperaHouseYork.org.uk

From Dance to Drama, Live Music to Stand up Comedy, Opera to Children's Shows, The Grand Opera House is the place for live entertainment.

LAZERZONE

29 St Johns Road Huddersfield, HD1 5DX

Tel: 01484307040

www.laserzone.cc

Laser tag for all ages in an 8000 square foot arena.

LAWRENCE BATLEY THEATRE

Queens Square, Queens Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2SP

Tel: 01484430528

www.lbt-uk.org

Presenting drama, dance, comedy, music and exhibitions. They also offer a monthly film programme. Prices may vary per show.

MECCA BINGO

Folly Hall, Huddersfield, HD1 3PA

Tel: 01484424111

www.meccabingo.uk

Bingo Hall with great value food and drink

THE PICTUREDROME

Market Walk, Holmfirth, HD9 7DA

Tel: 01484689759

www.picturedrome.net

An independent cinema and music venue. Prices vary.

SUMMERWINE LOCATION TOUR

7, Wadmen Road, Scholes, Holmfirth, HD9 1SZ

Tel: 01484687231

www.summerwine.tv

Climb aboard the vintage bus for a tour of the best "Last of the Summer Wine" locations.

SUPERBOWL

Leeds Road, Huddersfield HD2 1YL

Tel: 01484431431

Huddersfield's only ten pin bowling alley. Includes 14 lanes, a cafe bar, Pool Table and arcade games.

CINEMAS:

HOLMFIRTH PICTUREDROME

Market Walk, Holmfirth HD9 7DA

Tel : 01484689759

www.picturedrome.net

ODEON Huddersfield

Tel: 08712244007

PENISTONE PARAMOUNT

Shrewsbury Rd, Penistone, Sheffield S36 6DY

Tel: 01226767532

www.penistoneparamount.co.uk

SHOWCASE

Birstall

Tel: 08712201000

GARDEN CENTRES

ARMITAGES GARDEN CENTRE

75 Birchencliffe Hill Rd, Birchencliffe, Huddersfield HD3 3NJ

Tel: 01484536010

www.armitages.com

BROOKLANDS NURSERIES AND COFFEE SHOP

Scholes, Holmfirth HD9 1UJ

Tel: 01484683891

www.brooklands-nurseries.co.uk

COLNE VALLEY GARDEN CENTRE

Scar Lane, Milnsbridge HD3 4QA

Tel: 01484656164

www.colnevalleygardencentre.com

SHELLEY GARDEN CENTRE

Huddersfield Rd, Shelley, Huddersfield, HD8 8LF

Tel:01484607248

www.armitages.com

TOTTIES GARDEN CENTRE AND RESTAURANT

Totties, Scholes, Holmfirth HD9 1AU

WHITELEY'S GARDEN CENTRE

Leeds Road, Huddersfield WF14 0DQ

Tel: 01924495944

www.whiteleys-gc.co.uk

MARKETS

FARMERS MARKETS

First Saturday in the month in Cleckheaton and third Sunday in the month at Holmfirth Market Hall

For more information about markets please ring 01484223730

Or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DEWSBURY OPEN MARKET/MARKET HALL

Cloth Hall Street, Dewsbury WF13 1QE

Largest open market in Yorkshire with over 360 different Stalls

HOLMFIRTH MARKET HALL

Huddersfield Road, Hollowgate, Holmfirth HD9 3JH

Themed market days selling vintage items, crafts and fresh produce

HUDDERSFIELD OPEN MARKET

Brook Street, Huddersfield HD1 1RX

General and second hand market under a beautifully restored Victorian roof.

HUDDERSFIELD INDOOR MARKET

Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield HD1 2UJ

Indoor market offering local groceries, international produce and cafes.

LEEDS CORN EXCHANGE

Call Lane, Leeds LS1 7BR

01332340363

www.leedscornexchange.co.uk

LEEDS KIRKGATE MARKET

Vicar Lane, Leeds LS2 3HJ

Tel: 01132740139

www.leedskirkgatemarket.co.uk

MUSEUMS

ABBEY HOUSE MUSEUM AND KIRKSTALL ABBEY

Abbey Walk, Abbey Rd, Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH

Tel: 01132305492

www.leeds.gov.uk/abbeyhouse

Visit Abbey House Museum to wander the recreated Victorian Streets and experience life in the 19th century. Cross over the road to walk amid Kirkstall Abbey ruins and discover what life was like for 12thy century monks

BAGSHAW MUSEUM

Wilton Park, Batley WF17 0AS

Tel 01924326155

www.kirklees.gov.uk/museums

A Gothic Mansion featuring Egyptian, South Asian, Local History and decorative Art Galleries. Set in the gardens and ancient woodlands of Wilton Park.

BULLECOURT MUSEUM

The Old Drill Hall, Scar Lane, Milnsbridge, Huddersfield HD3 4PT

Tel 01484461029

A Military Museum with collections from Waterloo 1815 to the present day

COLNE VALLEY MUSEUM

Cliffe Ash, Golcar, Huddersfield. HD7 4PY

Tel: 01484659762

www.colnevalleymuseum.org.uk

Visit three restored weavers' cottages, built in 1845, with working hand looms and a spinning jenny. Includes a gas lit clog makers workshop, period living room and a cropping display

DAVID BROWN TRACTOR MUSEUM

Po Box 990, Holmfirth, HD9 4AR

Tel 079734363455

www.dbtc.co.uk

A Large selection of new and used Tractors

DEWSBURY MUSEUM

Crow Nest Park, Heckmondwike Road Dewsbury. WF13 2SG

Tel: 01924325100

www.kirklees.gov.uk/museums

Dedicated to the magical theme of childhood, Dewsbury Museum presents a child's eye view of history. In the " Growing Up in Dewsbury " exhibition gaze through the windows of a1940's classroom and visit the "Toys will be Toys" gallery to discover the role of toys and play.

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

The Quays, Manchester

www.iwm.org.uk

The multi-award winning Imperial War Museum North is a great day out for all ages. Designed by Daniel Libeskind to represent a globe shattered by conflict, it reveals how war and conflict have shaped people's lives from 1900 to now. Through the Imperial War Museums unrivalled collections, discover powerful stories of men, woman and children who have experienced conflict. Compelling exhibitions, tours, object handling sessions and family activities are all free and available daily.

JORVIK VIKING CENTRE

Coppergate, York YO1 9WT

Tel: 01904615505

www.jorvik-viking-centre.co.uk

The Vikings arrived in 866AD when will you arrive?

LEEDS MUSEUM DISCOVERY CENTRE

Carlisle Road, Leeds, LS10 1LB

Tel: 01132141548

www.leeds.gov.uk/discoverycentre

Home to a million wonders! From Elephant skulls to a medieval log boat, this purpose built store and conservation facility houses objects from Leeds Museum and Collections which are not on permanent display at other sites across the City.Discover many more treasures with regular behind the scenes tours and family activities.

LEEDS CITY MUSEUM

Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 8BH

Tel: 01133243732

www.leeds.gov.uk/citymuseum

Leeds city centre museum is an exciting day out for visitors of all ages. See vascinating, lively displays that tell the story of Leeds, the natural world, ancient Egypt and Africa to name but a few!

LEEDS INDUSTRIAL MUSEUM AT ARMLEY MILLS

Canal Rd, Armley, Leeds LS12 20F

Tel: 01132637861

Formerly the world's largest woollen mill, Armley Mills now houses The Leeds Industrial Museum which explores Leeds's rich industrial past. Displaying local textiles, printing, cinematography, photography and engineering

NATIONAL COAL MINING MUSEUM

Cap house Colliery, New Road, Overton, Wakefield, WF4 4RH

Tel 01924848806

www.ncm.org.uk

Travel 140 metres underground down one of Britain's oldest working mines, with an ex-miner as your guide.Exhibitions, pit-ponies, train and adventure playground.

NATIONAL MEDIA MUSEUM

Bradford BD1 1NQ

www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk

With free entry and seven fantastic floors of exhibitions and interactive galleries the National Media Museum is an amazing place for all the family. Journey through popular photography, visit IMAX-The world's most powerful giant screen experience, discover the past, present and future of television in EXPERIENCE TV, watch your favourite TV moments in TV heaven, play with light, lenses and colour in the Magic Factory and explore the world of animation. The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions in two dedicated gallery spaces, has two world class cinemas with a changing monthly programme showing a variety of films and allows visitors to go behind the scenes and enjoy the museums unique collections.

NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM

Leeman Road, York YO26 4XJ

Tel: 08448153139

www.nrm.org.uk

The World's greatest railway museum....and it's free!!!!

RED HOUSE MUSEUM

Oxford Road, Gomersal, Cleckheaton, BD19 4JP

Tel: 01274335100

www.kirklees.gov.uk

Delightful 1830's cloth merchants home with fascinating Bronte connections. Includes period rooms, recreated gardens and exhibitions in restored gardens

ROYAL ARMOURIES MUSEUM

Armouries Drive, Leeds, LS10 1LT

Tel: 08700344344

www.royalarmouries.org

DANGEROUSLY ENTERTAINING!!

With free entry, the stage is set at The Royal Armouries, Leeds for a legendary day out, with horse shows and falconry displays, action packed drama and a whole museum of treasures to explore!!!! There are five stunning galleries with over 8000 exhibits to DISCOVER. Get HANDS ON with their interactive displays and handling collection. EXPERIENCE moments in history through gripping performances. Be part of the ACTION at their jousting tournaments, combat displays and horse shows.

RUGBY LEAGUE HERITAGE MUSEUM

The George Hotel, Huddersfield, HD1 1JA

Tel 01484542458

www.rlheritage.co.uk

Mixing history and heritage with modern technology to showcase rugby league in a unique way.

SHEFFIELD INDUSTRIAL MUSEUMS

Kelham Island Museum

Corporation St, Sheffield S3 8RY

Tel: 0114 2722106

www.simt.co.uk

What was it like living through the Industrial Revolution as Sheffield grew from town to major city? New displays tell this story of skilled people, evolutionare processes and high quality products; from hand-skills to mass production, harsh living conditions to leisure time, the Victorian age to the World Wars, sharp blades to shells and the biggest bomb of all. See the most powerful working steam engine in Europe, reconstructed workshops and hands-on activities for children.

SHEPERD WHEEL

Whiteley Woods, Sheffield

Tel: 01142367731

www.simt.co.uk

Water powered grinding wheel set in parkland on a picturesque stretch of the river Porter. The site dates back to 1584.There are two restored workshops containing all the tools of the trade for cutlery grinding.

ABBEYDALE INDUSTRIAL HAMLET

Abbeydale Rd, Sheffield S7 2QW

Tel: 01142367731

www.simt.co.uk

Worker's houses, waterwheels, crucible steel furnaces, tilt hammers and workshops create a unique atmosphere of life at home and at work in a scythe and steel works dating back to the 18th century.

THACKRAY MUSEUM

Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7LN

Tel: 01132444343

www.thackraymuseum.org

The multi award-winning Thackray Museum is a fantastic day out, transporting you into a living experience of health and medicine, past, present and future. Please see website for exhibitions etc.

TOLSON MUSEUM

Ravensknowle Park, Wakefield Road, Huddersfield HD5 8DJ

Tel 01484223830

www.Kirklees.gov.uk/museums

Victorian mansion house with collections including local history: roman, archaeological, textile, natural history, scientific, transport, toys and dolls.

YORKSHIRE AIR MUSEUM

Halifax Way Elvington, York YO41 4AU

Tel: 01904608595

www.yorkshireairmuseum.co.uk

Reach for the sky and explore the history of aviation! Did you know that the aeroplane is a Yorkshire invention? See Sir George Cayleys pioneering 1853 glider and stand face to face with supersonic jets. Discover what life was like on an authentic WW1 Bomber Command Station and learn from the fascinating exhibitions.

YORK CASTLE MUSEUM

Eye of York, York Y01 9RY

Tel: 01904687687

www.yorkshirecastlemuseum.org.uk

"A Grand day out down Memory Lane". Visit York's famous Victoria Street, do "TIME" the old fashioned way at York Castle Prison, step back in time and marvel at the beautiful period rooms and don't miss the sixties exhibition !!!!

YORKSHIRE MUSEUM AND GARDENS

Museum Gardens, York Y01 7FR

Tel: 01904687687

www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk

If you want to see York, see the Yorkshire Museum first. From prehistory to the city's medieval splendour, this amazing place tells the whole story in its fantastic new galleries. Walk on a genuine Roman mosaic floor, kneel at St William's medieval shrine, and see the monsters of the deep that swam when Yorkshire was beneath the sea......and much much more!!!!!

PARKS

BEAUMONT PARK

Huddersfield, HD4 7BQ

Tel: 01484645217

A magnificent park with ornate features,cascades,grottos,steep cliffs and picturesque walks which now boasts refurbished stone walls,gates,water fountain and soon to be completed bandstand

CHEVIN FOREST PARK

The White House, Johnny Lane, Otley LS213JL

Tel: 01943465023

500 acres of woodland and moorland overlooking Otley.Facilities for picnics, walking, rock climbing, bridal ways for horse-riding and biking. Mobility scooters available April to October.

CROW NEST PARK

Dewsbury, WF13 2SG

Tel: 01924325100

A landscaped park around Dewsbury Museum, with everything from a produce garden, woodland garden and promenade to a cricket ground, tennis court and bowling green.

GREENHEAD PARK

Huddersfield, HD1 4DT

Tel: 01484223180

With 14 Hectares of formal gardens and leisure facilities, Greenhead Park is the main park in Huddersfield. It is currently undergoing a major refurbishment which should be completed in Summer 2011.Greenhead Park offers a range of sports activities including tennis courts, bowling greens and a pitch and putt coarse, together with a miniature steam railway.

OAKWELL HALL COUNTRY PARK

Birstal WF17 9LG

Tel: 01924326240

Oakwell Hall is a multi-award winning country park and historic hall, featuring woodland, walled gardens, café and visitor centre.

RAVENSKNOWLE PARK

Huddersfield, HD5 8DJ

Tel: 01484223830

A small park around Tolsem Museum. Although less than 5 hectares it remains very popular with visitors.

ROUNDHAY PARK

Princes Avenue, Leeds LS8 2ER

Tel: 01132145715

Enjoy 700 acres of Parkland, Lakes, Woodlands, floral gardens and a castle folly. Visit the new mansion visitor centre and gift shop. Tropical World and many outdoor events held throughout the year.

WILTON PARK

Batley WF17 0AS

Tel: 01924326155

Wilton Park has two main areas divided by a steep sloping wooded area with a bowling green and tennis court at the bottom and Bagshaw Museum at the top.

RESERVOIRS

Our local reservoirs offer gentle strolls, great views and opportunities for bird-watching, picnics and watersports.They include:

Blackmoorfoot, Meltham, which is fully wheelchair accessible.

Brownhill, Holmfirth, which is surrounded by stunning countryside and local wildlife.

Digley, Holmfirth, offering two great walks and a popular picnic area.

Ramsden and Yateholme, Holme, offering spectacular views of Pennine Yorkshire.

Scammonden, including a picnic area and a range of walking opportunities.

RETAIL THERAPY

ALEXANDRA MILLS

Alexandra Rd, Batley, WF17 6J

Tel 0192442391

Discounted furniture, ladies and men's sportswear.

BIRSTAL SHOPPING PARK

Holden Ing Way, Birstal, Batley WF17 9DT

Tel: 01924359851

www.birstalshoppingpark.co.uk

Retail complex housing well known high street names.

BYRAM ARCADE

Westgate, Huddersfield, HD1 1ND

www.byramarcade.com

Thriving Victorian Arcade, home to independent and one-off boutiques and cafes

JUNCTION 32 SHOPPING VILLAGE

Carr Wood Rd, Castleford WF10 4SB

Tel: 01977520153

www.junction32.com

KINGSGATE SHOPPING CENTRE

Kings St, Huddersfield HD1 2QB

Tel: 01484542777

www.kingsgateshoppingcentre.co.uk

MEADOWHALL HALL

Sheffield

www.meadowhall.co.uk

Tel: 08456006800

All the big stores and much, much more!!!!!

PIAZZA CENTRE

Huddersfield HD1 2RS

Tel: 01484534595

www.piazzacentre.co.uk

REDBRICK MILL

218 Bradford Road, Batley WF17 6JF

Tel: 01924460044

www.redbrickmill.co.uk

Lifestyle stores and designer home furnishings.

RIDINGS SHOPPING CENTRE

Wakefield WF1 1DS

Tel: 01924787789

www.ridingscentre.com

SPRINGFIELD MILLS

Norman Road, Denby Dale, HD8 8TH

Tel: 01484866051

www.springfield-mills.co.uk

Houses small retail units

THE MILL, BATLEY

418 Bradford Road, Batley WF17 5LZ

Tel: 01924423172

www.themillbatley.com

UK's biggest retail outlet mill

TRAFFORD CENTRE

Manchester M17 8AA

Tel: 01617491717

www.traffordcentre.co.uk

WHITE ROSE SHOPPING CENTRE

Dewsbury Rd, Leeds LS11 8LU

www.white-rose.co.uk

YORK DESIGNER OUTLET

Saint Nicholas Avenue, Fulford, York YO19 4TA

Tel: 01904682700

www.yorkdesigneroutlet.com

SPAS

Relax and indulge yourself with luxurious therapies at one of Yorkshires award winning Spas:

ALEXANDRA HOUSE SPA

2 Murray Road, Edgerton, Huddersfield HD2 2AD

Tel: 01484303786

www.alexandrahouse.org.uk

A Holistic health spa offering a range of beauty spa treatments and pampering.

EASTTHORPE HALL

Huddersfield Road, Mirfield, WF14 8AE

Tel: 01924498507

www.eastthorpe.co.uk

Luxury spa with the very latest spa treatments using products from leading spa brands. Also includes a pool and infinity Jacuzzi.

TITANIC SPA

Low Westwood Lane, Linthwaite, Huddersfield HD7 5UN

Tel: 01484843544

www.titanicspa.com

The UK's first Eco-Spa designed within a traditional textile mill offering a range of treatments.

SPECIALITY

BLUE JOHN CAVERN

Buxton Road, Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire S33 8WP

Tel: 01433620638

www.bluejohn-cavern.co.uk

The Blue John Cavern in the Peak District is a series of caverns considered to be the finest range in Great Britain

CLIFFORDS TOWER

Tower Street, York YO1 9SA

Tel: 01904646940

www.english-heritage.org.uk/cliffords

Enjoy panoramic views from this once central stronghold and learn about its turbulent history.

FAIRFAX HOUSE

Castlegate, York, YO1 9RN

Tel: 01904655543

www.fairfaxhouse.co.uk

"The Finest Georgian Townhouse in England "

Ever changing programme of events. You MUST see their website for a full list of what is going on!!!!!

BRASS IN THE PARK

Greenhead Park, Huddersfield

Tel: 01484222087

www.kirklees.gov.uk/brassbands

Annual local event where the park is filled with the sounds of music with currently 24 free concerts for you to enjoy. Please see the website for details.

EMLEY SHOW

Factory Farm, Emley, Huddersfield

Tel: 07736677700

www.emleyshow.org.uk

Annual local event that lasts for a full day. With classes for horses, rabbits, goats, cattle sheep as well as events for handicrafts and horticultural exhibits the show promises to be a great day out for the whole family.

HOLMFIRTH ART WEEK

Holmfirth, Huddersfield

Tel: 01484689464

www.holmfirthartsfestival.co.uk

The first Holmfirth art exhibition was organised in 1967 to provide an opportunity for local artists to sell their work and raise money for Cancer Relief. It is now one of the largest public entry art exhibitions in England. Most of the exhibitors are from the local area but visitors come from all over the country to view and to buy.

HOLMFIRTH FESTIVAL OF FOLK

Holmfirth, Huddersfield

www.holmfirthfestivaloffolk.co.uk

With 2011 being The Festivals 6th year, Holmfirth welcomes a diverse array of artist and performers to the Holme Valley for a summer weekend of traditional and contemporary music, dancing and much, much more.

HOLMFIRTH FILM FESTIVAL

Holmfirth, Nr Huddersfield

Tel: 01484681388

www.holmfirthfilmfestival.co.uk

The debut Festival in 2010 was a great success. The 2011 programme spread is bursting with award-winning national and international features and shorts; children's shows; cartoon workshops; local heritage films and special events. Please see the website for future dates.

HOLMFIRTH FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL

Holmfirth, Huddersfield

Tel: 01484223730

www.holmfirthfoodanddrinkfestival.com

A fantastic local festival which celebrates the best foods from around the world. Enjoy cookery demonstrations and browse the superb food market. Whether you are a serious foodie or someone who just appreciates some good food and drink, there is more than enough at this festival to ensure that you and your family have a great day out!

HOLMFIRTH VINEYARD

Woodhouse Farm, Woodhouse Lane, Holmbridge, Holmfirth

HD9 2QR

Tel : 01484691861

www.holmfirthvineyard.com

HONLEY AGRICULTURAL SHOW

The Showground, Farnley Tyas, Thurstonland

www.honleyshow.co.uk

2011 was the show's 90th anniversary and there are now more classes than ever before! These include cattle, dogs, goats, handicrafts, horses, mice, poultry, rabbits, sheep and tractors. The showground is full of attractions for the whole family, including mountain rescue, falconry, battling Cumberland giants, beagles and hounds, dog agility, judo, meerkats and wildlife, vintage cars plus lots of children's entertainment. Please see the website for future dates.

HUDDERSFIELD CARNIVAL

Huddersfield Town Centre

Tel: 01484536542

www.huddersfieldcarnival.com

Experience the colour and fun of a Caribbean Carnival at this popular annual event. Take part in the J'Ouvert celebrations on Friday night through the streets of Huddersfield town centre and be prepared to party, party, party! Return to the town centre the next day to watch the magnificent costumes and join in the energetic dancing in the procession through Huddersfield's streets, into St George's Square with performances, music and stalls selling traditional Caribbean food and crafts. Please check the website for future dates.

HUDDERSFIELD OBSERVATORY

Blackmoorfoot Road, Crosland Hill, Huddersfield, HD4 7AF

Tel: 01484484151

www.astronomy.org

Huddersfield Observatory houses a large professional grade telescope for night time viewing and a specialist solar observation telescope for viewing the sun in complete safety Open all year by arrangement only.

INGLEBOROUGH CAVES

Clapham, LA2 8EE

Tel: 01524251242

www.ingleboroughcave.co.uk

Visitors explore ½ Km under Ingleborough mountain to see awesome natural features, cave formations, flowstones and fossils dating back 350 million years. For "The Natural Trail Walk" from Clapham Village to the Caves please see their website

LEVENTHORPE VINEYARD

Butterthorpe Lane, Woodlesford, Leeds LS26 8AF

Tel: 01132889088

Leventhorpe is Yorkshires longest established vineyard. Planted in 1985 it re-introduced commercial wine growing to Yorkshire. Five acres producing award-winning wines. Visitors are welcome, please telephone for details.

PEAK CAVERN

Peak Cavern Road, Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire S33 8WS

Tel: 0143362028

www.devilsarse.com

Peak Cavern's spectacular entrance is the largest in any cave in Britain. See rope making, the remains of an underground village and find out why it's called "The Devil's Arse"

SHEPLEY SPRING FESTIVAL

Shepley, Nr Holmfirth

Tel: 01484604704

www.shepleyspringfestival.com

Shepley Village plays host to one of the most talked about festivals on the folk music calendar and its reputation grows each year as one of the friendliest, most exciting and vibrant music events in the country. The site at Shepley Cricket Club offers concerts, dances, street theatre and dance displays, trade and craft markets and an expanding programme of youth and children's activities. The three day festival showcases the very best local, national and international performers of traditional music, song and dance. Please see the website for dates.

YORK COLDWAR BUNKER

Monument Close, Comb Road, Comb, York YO24 4HT

Tel: 01904646940

www.english-heritage.org.uk/yorkshire

Take a "chilling" guided tour of the underground history of Britain's Cold War

SPORT

FOOTBALL

There are currently three professional football teams in West Yorkshire:-

BRADFORD CITY AFC

Valley Parade, Bradford BD8 7DY

Tel: 08719781911

www.bradfordcityfc.co.uk

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN AFC

Stadium Way, Huddersfield HD1 6PG

Tel; 01484484151

www.galpharmstadium.com

Home to both Huddersfield Town AFC and Huddersfield Giants RLFC. It frequently hosts international sporting and musical events whilst also providing top class conferencing and banqueting facilities, a health club and golf driving range. Open all day by arrangement.

LEEDS UNITED AFC

Elland Rd, Leeds LS11 0ES

Tel: 08713341992

www.leedsunited.com

GOLF

The Huddersfield area is blessed with many Golf courses, including Championship, Pay as you Play, Pitch and Putt and Putting greens.

BRADLEY PARK GOLF CLUB

Bradley Park, Huddersfield

Tel: 01484223772

www.bradleyparkgolf.co.uk

A premier pay and play golf facility set against splendid parkland in Huddersfield, the course offers all year round golf facilities only found at the countries better courses. Bradley Park offers a traditional championship standard 18 hole course, 9 hole par three course, practise facilities together with a state of the art floodlit driving range.

CROSLAND HEATH GOLF CLUB

Blackmoorfoot Rd, Crosland Hill, Huddersfield HD4 7AF

01484653216

www.croslandheath.co.uk

Being one of the highest courses in the country, Crosland Heath Golf Club enjoys extensive panoramic views across the town of Huddersfield. The overall presentation of the course will delight any visitor along with the warm welcome they will receive from members and staff. The large number of visitors returning each year bears testament to the enjoyment that is experienced at this magnificent course. Expect to pay up to £42 per round on weekends.

ELLAND GOLF CLUB

Hammersmith Leach Lane, Elland HX5 OTA

Tel: 01422372505

www.ellandgolfglub.plus.com

One of the great value for money courses in West Yorkshire.Elland Golf Club is a superb parkland course that is fit enough and fun enough to test all levels of player.

LONGLEY PARK GOLF CLUB

Maple Street, Aspley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD5 9AX

Tel: 01484426932

One of the shortest courses in Yorkshire, but do not be put off by the length of the course as it is still a fine golf course with plenty of challenges to test every shot in your bag. Only a 9 hole course, it measures just 5219 yards when played as an 18,but the par of 66 is a good indication that it is by no means as easy as it may seem

MELTHAM GOLF CLUB

Thick Hollins Hall, Thick Hollins, Meltham, Holmfirth HD9 4DQ

Tel: 01484851521

www.meltham-golf.co.uk

The Meltham experience is a blend of challenging heath/parkland on a 18 hole course with tree lined fairways, babbling brooks and lake features and tricky to read greens. All set against the splendour of the Pennine hills. Expect to pay up to £30 per day.

OUTLANE GOLF CLUB

New Hey Rd, Huddersfield HD3 3FQ

Tel: 01422374762

www.outlanegolfclub.ltd/uk

Expect to pay up to £25 per round.

HUDDERSFIELD GOLF CLUB

Fixby Hall, Lightridge Rd, Fixby, Huddersfield

Tel: 01484426203

www.huddersfield-golf.co.uk

6500 yard Championship course, greens prepared to USGA standard and quick drying fairways offer a great days play when many other courses are closed. Facilities include an extensive practise ground and an indoor teaching facility with video analysis. Expect to pay approx £25 for 18 holes

WOODSOME HALL

Woodsome Rd, Fenay Bridge, Huddersfield

Tel: 01484602971

www.woodsome.co.uk

Described as a "Hidden Gem" by Peter Alliss, a day at Woodsome will provide one of the finest Golfing experiences in Yorkshire. With a course length of nearly 7000 yards and over 70 bunkers, the course record of 64 shows that it is no walk in the park. Expect to pay up to £45 per round on weekends and bank holydays.

GOLF DRIVING RANGES

STADIUM DRIVING RANGE

Stadium Way, Huddersfield HD1 6PG

Tel: 01484452564

www.direct-golf.co.uk

BRADLEY PARK GOLF CLUB

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

www.bradleypark.co.uk

HOLMFIRTH SWIMMING POOL

Huddersfield Rd, Holmfirth HD9 3JL

Tel: 01484222480

www.kirkleesactive.co.uk/holmfirth

HORSE RACING IN YORKSHIRE

You don't have to be an avid racegoer to enjoy a fantastic day out at the races, at one of Yorkshire's nine racecourses. With 177 meetings spread across the year, including championship races, Ladie's Day, family days, weekend and evening meetings, there is something for everyone. The nine Yorkshire courses:-

BEVERLEY (flat racing)

Tel : 01482867488

www.beverley-racecourse.co.uk

CATTERICK (flat and jump racing)

Tel : 01748811478

www.catterickbridge.co.uk

DONCASTER (flat and jump racing)

Tel : 01302304200

www.doncaster-racecourse.co.uk

PONTEFRACT( flat racing)

Tel : 01977781307

www.pontefract-races.co.uk

REDCAR (flat racing)

Tel : 01642484068

www.redcarracing.co.uk

RIPON (flat racing)

Tel : 01765530530

www.ripon-races.co.uk

THIRSK (flat racing)

Tel : 01845522276

www.thirskracecourse.net

WETHERBY (jump racing)

Tel : 01937582035

www.wetherbyracing.co.uk

YORK (flat racing)

Tel: 01904620911

www.yorkracecourse.co.uk

HUDDERSFIELD SPORTS CENTRE

Southgate, Huddersfield, HD1 1TW

Tel: 01484223630

www.kirkleesactive.co.uk/huddersfield

Facilities include two swimming pools, health suite, sports hall, fitness suite and studio cycling room, combat room, climbing wall, squash courts, indoor Bowling Green, beauty room, cafeteria and bar. Please see the website for details.

JOHN CHARLES CENTRE FOR SPORT

Middleton Grove, Leeds, LS11 5DJ

Tel: 01133950000

www.leeds.gov.uk/jccs

The John Charles Centre for Sport is the largest and most diverse complex of its kind in the north of England. It comprises the world class Aquatics centre,2500 seat grandstand, indoor bowls and athletics centre, tennis centre,allweather pitches, state of the art bodyline gym and hospitality facilities.

METRODOME LEISURE COMPLEX

Queen's Rd, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S71 1AN

www.themetrodome.co.uk

The Metrodome Leisure Complex really is the place to go for a day of action packed activities and events. The Water park provides the ideal place for families to spend the day, and the recent addition of "Metrodome Bowl" means that you will be spoilt for choice over which activity to do first! With a choice of culinary options, you are sure to find food to suit all tastes. The Fitness Suite provides exceptional facilities for Gym goers, with fitness classes, a dance studio and a Health Suite all available on site.

PUGNEY'S COUNTRY PARK

Asdale Rd, Wakefield WF2 7EQ

Tel: 01924302360

www.wakefield.gov.uk

Pugney's Country Park is a great day out with two lakes and a modern water sport centre and cafe. Water sport courses are available, or why not hire a watercraft or even bring your own !

RUGBY LEAGUE

There are seven professional Rugby League Clubs in West Yorkshire:-

BRADFORD BULLS

Odsal Stadium, Bradford BD6 1BS

Tel : 08701202040

www.bradfordbulls.co.uk

BRAMLEY BUFFALOES

Bramley, Leeds LS13 2ET

www.bramley-rlfc

CASTLEFORD TIGERS

The Jungle, Wheldon Rd, Castleford WF10 2SD

Tel: 01977552674

www.castigers.com

HUDDERSFIELD GIANTS

Stadium Way, Huddersfield HD1 6PG

Tel: 01484484100

www.giantsrl.com

HUNSLET HAWKS

South Leeds Stadium, Middleton Grove, Leeds LS11 5DJ

Tel: 01332712730

LEEDS RHINOS

St Michael's Lane, Headingley, Leeds LS6 3BR

Tel: 08442486651

www.therhinos.co.uk

WAKEFIELD WILDCATS

Belle Vue, Doncaster Rd, Wakefield WF1 5HT

Tel: 01924211611

RUGBY UNION

Huddersfield Rugby Union Football Club

Lockwood House, Brewery Drive, Huddersfield HD4 6EN

Tel: 01484469801

www.huddersfieldrugby.com

SCAMMONDEN ACTIVITY CENTRE

New Hey Farm, Sledgegate, Scammonden, HD3 3FT

Tel 01484653947

www.scammonden.org.uk

Situated on the shores of Scammonden Water, surrounded by the rugged grandeur of the Pennines. An ideal location to participate in water based sports.

SNO!ZONE CASTLEFORD

Colorado Way, Glasshoughton, Castleford WF10 4TA

Tel: 08712225671

www.snozoneuk.com

SNO! Zone Castleford was the north's first indoor snow slope, providing visitors with real snow 364 days a year. Housed within the Xscape centre, SNO!zone has a 170m long slope which is covered in over 1500 tonnes of real snow

TENNIS

Thongsbridge Tennis Club

Miry Lane, Thongsbridge, Holmfirth

Tel: 01484687160

www.thongsbridgetennisclub.org.uk

Huddersfield Lawn Tennis and Squash Club

Cemetery Rd, Edgerton, Huddersfield HD1 5NF

Tel: 01484422541

www.hltsc.co.uk

THE DOME

Doncaster Lakeside, Bawtry Rd, Doncaster DN4 7PD

Tel: 01302370777

www.the-dome.co.uk

One of Britain's largest Sports, Leisure and Entertainment complexes under one roof. With over one million visitors every year and 52 different activities, there's something for everyone at the Dome!

YORKSHIRE COUNTY CRICKET CLUB

Headingly Carnegie Cricket Ground, St Michael's Lane, Leeds LS6 3BU

Tel: 08709711222

www.yorkshireccc.com

For a great summers day out see Yorkshires matches in the exciting new county cricket leagues.

Testimonials

  • We’re reluctant to leave – What a welcoming home this is. We are looking forward to returning in May.

    The Williams family – Sussex

    Written on Thursday, 30 October 2014 17:11

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