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Top recommendations from locals

Museum
“The Royal Armouries is fabulous as it has free entry, is easily accessible and a marvellous day out, finish with a meal or drink and one of the many restuarants in the surrounding Dock area”
  • 38 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“It’s a 20 minute drive but this place is lovely, great for a picnic, a walk or just a chance to view the exhibits. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Museum
“Imax cinema, and picture house cinema, old school cinema, and they sells beer, not in plastic cups but in real glass!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Amazing gallery devoted to the work of Barbara Hepworth includes a permanent collection of her work and travelling exhibitions. The gallery includes a lovely cafe/restaurant and a gift shop. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“Award-winning museum with indoor exhibition galleries and outdoor sculpture park in the wonderful setting of Bretton Hall and West Bretton Country Park”
  • 29 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The Grade I listed Piece Hall, Halifax is a rare and precious thing, an architectural and cultural phenomenon which is absolutely unique. It is the sole survivor of the great eighteenth century northern cloth halls, a class of buildings which embodied the vital and dominant importance of the trade in hand woven textiles to the pre-industrial economy of the West Riding of Yorkshire, from the Middle Ages through to the early nineteenth century. Further information is available at www.thepiecehall.co.uk/ ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Take your time exploring Leeds’ visual art and head for the recently refurbished Leeds Art Gallery which has the best twentieth century collection outside London and a colourful new wall painting commission for the Victorian staircase by Lothar Götz. The Henry Moore Institute is dedicated to celebrating sculpture. In the iconic building they host a year-round changing programme of historical, modern and contemporary exhibitions presenting sculpture from across the world.”
  • 17 locals recommend
History Museum
“A must place to visit on your doorstep when you stay with us at September Cottage Haworth, the literary history and the ancestral home of the Bronte family, just a couple of minutes stroll away. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Music Venue
“National and international live acts and shows, less than 10 mins by taxi or accessible by bus, in centre close to bars and restaurants”
  • 18 locals recommend
Museum
“Get kitted out with your hard hat and battery lamp, then descend 140m underground to discover the harsh realities of coal mining through the centuries…”
  • 17 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Worth a visit if you love arts, crafts and experiencing a bit of local history. Free entry and a great cafe on the top floor. There’s also a lovely park alongside the canal. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Theater
“Leeds Playhouse, one of the largest producing theatres in the north. We support local artists, engage with communities across West Yorkshire, and tell great stories. Their Christmas productions are excellent.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Check what is on- Great evens regularly. The discos are really good for dancing- and you don't feel old dancing for the love of dancing. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Three floors including a roof terrace, craft ales, music venue, lively and fun. In the city centre.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Museum
“Situated conveniently close to Halifax railway station Eureka! the museum for children, is a truly innovative and exciting display space which is aimed primarily at youngsters between the ages of three and 12 years. Possessing several interactive galleries it is unlike more traditional museums, in that rows of forbidding glass cases have been banished in favour of highly imaginative tactile exhibits that demand to be explored by child sized hands. Kids can learn more about the world, about sound, about their own health and countless other aspects of living and growing. DIRECTIONS - From Halifax Railway Station which is next to Eureka catch bus number 531 in Horton Street, just two minutes walk away, buses every 30 minutes. Or walk to Halifax Bus Station, approximately eight minutes away. You can walk to Kirk Lea Guest House in approx 25 mins. Click hear for walk directions.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Beautiful parks, cafe, farm shop, and farm for the children to explore. Enough activity for a full day.”
  • 15 locals recommend