Hotels In Huddersfield

Hotels In Huddersfield: Down the page you can see a map of hotels in Huddersfield featuring locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, UK. Huddersfield can be found between Manchester and Leeds on the A62. Huddersfield can be easily accessed via the M62 motorway, it is approximately 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Make use of the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) functions on the map, if it isn't showing properly.

Hotels In Huddersfield Map: On this page you can view a map of hotels in Huddersfield featuring locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is situated on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be accessed from the M62 motorway, it is just over three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Brief Guide: A historic and large market town located in the English county of West Yorkshire, In the UK, Huddersfield is currently the United Kingdom's 11th largest town, boasting a population of somewhere near 168,000. The town is positioned midway between the cities of Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles north-east of Manchester and 20 miles south-west of Leeds and is about 191 miles drive from London.

Huddersfield is within the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the largest settlement in the borough. Huddersfield stands in the valleys of the rivers Colne and Holme and these two rivers meet to the south of the town near to the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a primarily industrial area, renowned over the centuries for the production and manufacture of textiles, sheet metal, chemicals, electric motors and wool. Huddersfield was the scene of much unrest and violence during the Industrial Revolution when a group called the Luddites, in fear of losing their livelihood due to greater mechanisation, destroyed machines and mills and in some cases even attacked mill owners. Despite the predominance or industry and manufacturing the largest employer in Huddersfield these days is the University.

The Huddersfield area has been the site of settlements for upwards of 4,000 years, beginning with Neolithic man and advancing through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to the present day. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, a Roman fort at Slack Lane (Outlane) and an early Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill. Huddersfied was noted in the Domesday Book (compiled in 1086) where it was referred to as Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

The town has a long tradition for sport and is where Rugby League was born, which occurred at the George Hotel in Huddersfield on the 29th August 1895, when 22 clubs broke away from the RFU. In that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their soccer team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded a few years later in 1908 and at present holds a place in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield were victorious in the FA Cup in 1922 (1-0 against Preston North End) and also won 3 successive league titles (1923-26).

The town has been the birthplace of quite a few well known Huddersfield such as footballer and cricketer Chris Balderstone, Harold Wilson (PM), James Mason and athlete Derek Ibbotson.

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

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

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