Golf Courses in Huddersfield

Golf Courses in Huddersfield: Here you can look at a map of golf courses in Huddersfield featuring locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is positioned on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be reached from the M62 motorway, it is roughly three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Utilize the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) features bottom right of the map, if you need to get more detail.

Golf Courses in Huddersfield Map: Above you'll be able to check out a map of golf courses in Huddersfield featuring locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England. Huddersfield is situated on the A62 between Leeds and Manchester. Huddersfield can be easily accessed by way of the M62 motorway, it is approximately 3 miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

About Huddersfield: A historic and large market town located in the county of West Yorkshire, England, in the UK, Huddersfield today is the UK's 11th largest town, having a population of just over 168,000. Huddersfield is placed roughly halfway between the cities of Leeds and Manchester being about 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and 28 miles north-east of Manchester and it is some 191 miles drive from London.

Huddersfield is within the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the largest urban area in that borough. It sits in the valleys of 2 rivers, the Holme and Colne and these two rivers meet to the south of the town close to the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a chiefly industrial town, famous over the years for the manufacturing of textiles, sheet metal, chemicals, electric motors and wool. It was the scene of much unrest and violence during the Industrial Revolution when a group of weavers known as the Luddites, in fear of losing their jobs due to greater mechanization, destroyed weaving machinery and mills and even went as far as murdering textile mill owners. Despite the predominance or industry the largest employer in the town these days is the University.

The Huddersfield area has been settled for over four thousand years, starting with Neolithic man and progressing through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to the present day. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, an early Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill and a Roman fort at Slack. Huddersfied was recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book where it was referred to as Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a long sporting tradition and is where Rugby League was born, which occurred at the George Hotel in Huddersfield on August 29th 1895, when twenty two clubs split from the Rugby Football Union in a dispute over the payment of players. Also in 1895 the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their soccer club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded later in 1908 and presently holds a place in the Premier League (2017), they were the winners of the FA Cup in 1922 (beating Preston North End) and 3 successive league titles.

The town has been the birthplace of several famous Huddersfield including Harold Wilson, cricketer and footballer Chris Balderstone, Derek Ibbotson (athlete) and James Mason.

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

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

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