Golf Clubs in Huddersfield

Golf Clubs in Huddersfield: Down the page it is possible to view a map of golf clubs in Huddersfield showing locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, UK. Huddersfield can be found on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be easily reached by way of the M62 motorway, it is about 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Click the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) features bottom right of this map, if you want a better view.

Golf Clubs in Huddersfield Map: On this page it is possible to view a map of golf clubs in Huddersfield revealing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is located between Manchester and Leeds on the A62. Huddersfield can be reached from the M62 motorway, it is just over three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Review of Huddersfield: A historic and large market town located in the county of West Yorkshire, England, UK, Huddersfield is currently the United Kingdom's 11th largest town, boasting a population of just over 168,000. The town of Huddersfield is positioned about halfway between the cities of Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and 20 miles south-west of Leeds and is some 190 miles from London.

Huddersfield is part of the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the largest settlement in the borough. Huddersfield lies in the valleys of the River Colne and the River Holme and the confluence of these 2 rivers is just to the south of the town beside the University.

Huddersfield is a largely industrial town, renowned over the years for the manufacture of electric motors, wool, chemicals, textiles and sheet metal. The town was the scene of much unrest and violence during the Industrial Revolution when the Luddites, fearing the loss of their livelihood due to the march of mechanization, wrecked mills and weaving machinery and even went to the extreme of killing mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. Regardless of the predominance or industry and manufacturing the biggest employer in Huddersfield these days is the University.

Huddersfield has been the site of settlements for more than four thousand years, starting with Neolithic man and moving on through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to modern times. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, a Roman fort at Slack and an early Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill. Huddersfied was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was identified as Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

Huddersfield has a long tradition for sport and is the birthplace of Rugby League, which occurred at the George Hotel on the 29th August 1895, when 22 clubs split from the Rugby Football Union in a dispute over the payment of players. In that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their soccer club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded 13 years later in 1908 and is presently in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield were victorious in the FA Cup in 1922 (at Stamford Bridge) and were the first English club to win 3 successive league titles in the 1920's.

The area has been the birthplace of quite a few prominent Huddersfield such as athlete Derek Ibbotson, Chris Balderstone, film actor James Mason and former Prime Minister Harold Wilson.

The phone dialling code for Huddersfield is 01484 and the postcode for Huddersfield is HD1-6 HD7-9 and the Ordnance Survey grid ref is: SE145165.

Among the villages and towns that are close to Huddersfield are: Crossland Moor, Outlane, Oakes Marsh, Dewsbury, Blackmoorfoot, Mirfield, Farnley Tyas, Almondbury, Fartown, Moldgreen, Waterloo, Lindley, Deighton, Paddock, Milnsbridge, Brackenhall, Honley, Longwood, Newsome, Highburton, Primrose Hill, Southgate, Lockwood, Armitage Bridge, Barkisland, Slaithwaite, Elland, Kirkburton, Tandem, South Crosland, Marsh, Ainley Top, Hillhouse, Brighouse, Birkby, Holywell Green, Kirkheaton, Berry Brow, Golcar, Fenay Bridge, Linthwaite.

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