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HalifaxWinner of 'I Own Britain's Best Home' in 2008, a luxury castle with a contemporary interior boasting 5 sumptuous double bedrooms, indoor swimming p...Winner of 'I Own Britain's Best Home' in 2008, a luxury castle with a contemporary interior boasting 5 sumptuous double bedrooms, indoor swimming pool, gym & hot tub, set in a private deer park estate, beautiful 12 acre gardens and lake.
HalifaxThis modern and elegant apartment is located a short walk away from Halifax train station and has recently been completely refurbished. The apar...This modern and elegant apartment is located a short walk away from Halifax train station and has recently been completely refurbished. The apartment is close to all the local amenities you could need, but tucked away just enough for your own privacy. Located in the centre of Halifax, the accommodation comfortably sleeps a group of four guests. As you enter the lounge you are greeted by soft furnishings, neutral décor and a gorgeous wall mounted electric fire that makes for an inviting feature piece in the middle of the room. With complementary Wi-Fi, a large flat screen television and DVD library, you and your guests can settle into the cosy environment for an evening of entertainment. The two single sofa beds can be pulled out when visitors are ready for a restful night’s sleep. The kitchen comprises matching cream appliances including oven, hob, fridge freezer and microwave. The spacious area is fully equipped with all the kitchenware and utensils you need to cook your own choice of delicious meals, providing a real home from home experience. The master bedroom is filled with character. Pretty decorative touches add to the sense of ambience, offset by the high standard of furnishings and attention to detail. The room features a soft double bed, dressing table, chair, large mirror and plenty of storage in the form of a chest of drawers and double cupboards. The flat screen TV allows you to watch your favourite programmes before you drift off. With such a huge bathroom, you can use the large shower cubicle in the morning and relax in the separate bath in the evening. The tastefully designed interiors are not just for show either; they are also highly practical when it comes to storing your travel essentials. Whilst the serviced apartment incorporates everything you could need inside, it also has free, secure parking available for one vehicle outside. This gives you the option of venturing out to different destinations at your leisure.
Open all year round, Manor Heath Park's Walled garden is part of this nineteen acre Green Flag Award and Yorkshire in Bloom Gold Award winning p...
Open all year round, Manor Heath Park's Walled garden is part of this nineteen acre Green Flag Award and Yorkshire in Bloom Gold Award winning park.
The Walled Garden was once used to grow flowers, fruit and vegetables for the former Manor Heath Mansion (you can read about the history of Manor Heath Park and the Mansion here) and is today used to demonstrate different types of gardening techniques of topical interest and bedding plant trials for Calderdale's parks.
There are several sections in the walled garden:
The Container Garden demonstrates the different ways of displaying plants in pots and hanging baskets.
The Alpine Mint Walk. Enjoy the fragrance of the Corsican Mint planted between the paving stones. Bees and insects love the small blue flowers during the summer.
The Rock Garden is made from local sandstone and planted with specialist alpines and bulbs.
Herbaceous Borders using traditional plants for a magnificent summer flowering display.
Prairie Planting. A bed specially designed and planted with grasses and some herbaceous perennials for very low maintenance i.e. no staking and only trimming back in spring. The coloured grasses and seed heads last right through the autumn and into winter.
The Necklace Garden boasts tradtional plants and old-fashioned roses growing in a formal setting.
The Winter Garden features plants of winter interest including flowers, stems, foliage and berries; to illustrate how gardens can still be attractive in winter.
The Mediterranean Garden shows how plants normally found in the Med can be grown in Calderdale, with plenty of ideas for plants to grow in domestic gardens for the water conscious gardener. The gravel garden shows plants that will survive in hot, dry places.
Exhibition English Garden This professional design gives colour and texture throughout the growing season with many unusual plants and bulbs.
Demonstration Beds. Watch out in summer for trials of new varieties of bedding plants and bedding schemes. If successful, some will be put into practice in flower beds across Calderdale. The Dahlias and Chrysanthemums are grown in the summer by volunteer growers who grow to show standards. We are very fortunate to have them helping us out and we thank them for the time they spend here.
Rose Walk and Plummery. Enjoy the shade of the willow tunnel and rose walk; see the craftsmanship in the curved dry stone walls built from recycled stone. The Victoria Plum Trees were donated by members of the public.
Educational and school visits covering all stages of the national curriculaum can be arranged. Prior booking is essential, please phone Manor Heath on 01422 365631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Entrance to the Walled Garden and Mnaor Heath Park is FREE.
All year round opening times for the Walled Garden are:
Opening time:10 am every day.
Closing times: last entry 3.30pm, closed 3.45pm every day except Friday.
Friday closing: last entry 3pm and closed 3.15pm.
Educational visits to Manor Heath for schools covering the national curriculum can be arranged by Phoning 01422 365631 or emailing email@example.com. Booking is essential.
HalifaxLocated on the Square Church site next to the Piece Hall, the new Halifax Central Library & Archive blends with the remains of the church into an i...Located on the Square Church site next to the Piece Hall, the new Halifax Central Library & Archive blends with the remains of the church into an iconic external design and striking internal layout. Steps lead up to the Library and to the new fourth gateway of the Piece Hall and access is also be available via a lift, taking people from Square Road to the Library and Archive entrance. The building has an internal lift to all floors. As well as the Piece Hall, the new Library and Archive will also have Square Chapel and the Industrial Museum as neighbours – all combining to create a highly interesting and welcoming destination for residents and visitors. Central Library and Archives services are available six days a week: Monday 9.30am to 6.30pm Tuesday 9.30am to 6.30pm Wednesday 9.30am to 12.30pm Thursday 9.30am to 6.30pm Friday 9.30am to 6.30pm Saturday 9.30am to 4.00pm Sunday CLOSED
HalifaxProviding the highest standards in luxury living to Halifax and our most luxurious property to date. Perfect for corporate, business, leisure or fa...Providing the highest standards in luxury living to Halifax and our most luxurious property to date. Perfect for corporate, business, leisure or family stays whether it’s 1 night or 1 year this cottage provides a fantastic “Home from Home” experience, a much better alternative to your standard hotel room and caters for up to 4 adults
BrighouseEnjoying captivating views across the Calder & Hebble Navigation and situated within close reach of the bustling market town of Brighouse is Waters...Enjoying captivating views across the Calder & Hebble Navigation and situated within close reach of the bustling market town of Brighouse is Waterside Lodge. This elegantly-styled retreat is set up for a family of four seeking to explore the delights of Calderdale with an outstanding base to come back to each evening, boasting a private hot tub for that extra touch of style. This reverse-level accommodation means that the open-plan living room is situated on the first floor, ensuring that you make the most of the scenic views. Downstairs, you will find two bedrooms, comprising of 2 super-king-size bedroom with en-suite showers and a twin bedroom. A wonderful base for exploring the countryside surroundings with your loved ones. Off road parking. Pets allowed. Note: Property next to a lake and canal, children to be supervised at all times
Brighouse3 Star globally branded hotel. 94 air conditioned guest rooms, some with two double beds, some with balconies, quiet rooms overlooking the woods at...3 Star globally branded hotel. 94 air conditioned guest rooms, some with two double beds, some with balconies, quiet rooms overlooking the woods at the rear of the hotel. Executive rooms with a more contemporary design and sofa beds. Two guestroom suites with separate lounges and dining area. Full leisure facilities including gym, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. Al fresco dining in the flower filled courtyard with feature fountain. Close to the historic Clifton Village. Conveniently located for travel to East and West Coast resorts via the M62, with links close by to the M1 and A1. Ideally situated for travel to Leeds, York, Harrogate, Wetherby, Manchester and Bradford. On the edge of 'Last of the Summer Wine, 'Where the Heart Is' and 'Bronte' country.Local attractions include Eureka! the National Children's Museum, Shibden hall, Smith Art Gallery, Bankfield Museum, The Royal Armouries, National Media Museum, Coal Mining Museum and Magna. 45 minutes from from Manchester International Airport, 35 minutes from Leeds Bradford International Airport, 45 minutes from Humberside Airport, 1 hour from Doncaster Robin Hood Airport.
HalifaxSet amidst the stunning Yorkshire Moors and in the heart of Bronte Country, Brook House Cottage offers tranquility, culture and stunning scenery. T...Set amidst the stunning Yorkshire Moors and in the heart of Bronte Country, Brook House Cottage offers tranquility, culture and stunning scenery. The property boasts three large bedrooms each with an allocated shower and toilet room. Within the grounds of the house is a private fishing and boating lake, tennis court and woodland for guests to enjoy. Halifax Golf Club is a two minute walk from the cottage. A perfect location for families, walkers, fishermen, cyclists and golfers. Guests can enjoy fishing in our fully stocked 3/4 acre pond. The last 12 months have been spent emptying, cleaning and refilling our pond which is set within the grounds, just 50 metres from the Cottage. An idyllic location to relax and fish. Please note: fishing lessons for novices can be arranged at an extra cost of £25 per session with a local expert fisherman. If you enjoy a round of golf, The Halifax Golf Club is literally just around the corner from the cottage. It is a demanding 18 hole course set in the stunning Ogden Moors with breath-taking views. You can enjoy a drink and a great meal in the club house after a round and even a game of snooker! Heron and Geese reside within the grounds (depending upon the time of year), and can be studied from the vantage point of our bird-watching hut located next to the lake. Remember to bring your binoculars, or ask to borrow ours! We also have wild deer that regularly roam the grounds. Guests can enjoy freshly laid eggs daily from our family of hens!
Halifax Playhouse, the home of Halifax Thespians, and one of West Yorkshire's leading venues for live theatre. It's often said that you never kn...
Halifax Playhouse, the home of Halifax Thespians, and one of West Yorkshire's leading venues for live theatre. It's often said that you never know what to expect when you step through the doors of Halifax Playhouse. As the home of Halifax Thespians, the Playhouse can surprise, delight, amuse and entertain, and that's before the interval.
The enthusiasm of the actors, singers, dancers and musicians who perform at the Playhouse really does shine through, giving you a first class night out (or a matinee) every time.Relax in the cosy and welcoming surroundings of the Playhouse Bar. It is open from 7pm (6.45pm on Saturdays) to 11pm when there is a show on. You can order your interval drinks before the show to avoid queuing later.
The Playhouse coffee lounge opens in the interval of most shows, serving fairtrade coffee or tea. At other times coffee is available from the bar.
HalifaxThe Fall Cottage, situated in the beautiful Shibden Valley, has been comfortably renovated with many original features. The cottage is in a sem...The Fall Cottage, situated in the beautiful Shibden Valley, has been comfortably renovated with many original features. The cottage is in a semi-rural position approximately 2 miles from Halifax and is ideal for that quiet holiday. Bronte country and the Yorkshire Dales are easily accessible from the area. Halifax has many interesting buildings, museums and galleries. Pets are welcome in the cottage but on the condition that they are not left alone within the cottage. The cottage sleeps 4 and is also non smoking.
HalifaxA stunning luxury one bed apartment in a brand-new development located in central Halifax. Finished to a beautifully high standard and equipped wit...A stunning luxury one bed apartment in a brand-new development located in central Halifax. Finished to a beautifully high standard and equipped with all modern appliances, secure entrance lobby, stylish décor, double bedroom and sofa bed, modern kitchen with contemporary high gloss finish with fridge-freezer, washing machine and integrated oven and hob. Facilities: Free WiFi Freeview TV Washer Iron Towels, bed sheets, soap, shampoo and toilet paper Elevator in Building Space where guests can cook their own meals Pots and pans, salt and pepper Microwave Refrigerator Oven Hair dryer Iron and ironing board Sofa Bed (available for use) This beautiful property is around a 4-minute walk to the town centre where there are many independent shops, cafés and restaurants as well as all of the high street brands. For more information please visit our website or email: Shane@knightrec.co.uk
HalifaxAlibi Bar and Restaurant is one of Calderdale’s finest drinks and dining destinations. Just a five-minute stroll from the magnificent Piece Hall, i...Alibi Bar and Restaurant is one of Calderdale’s finest drinks and dining destinations. Just a five-minute stroll from the magnificent Piece Hall, it's located in the historic heart of Halifax. In this Grade 2 listed Georgian mansion you’ll discover irresistible cocktails rubbing shoulders with premium beers, wines, champagnes and spirits from across the globe. From morning coffee to afternoon tea and spectacular suppers, the casual dining menu provides sustenance day and night. With cocktail masterclasses, live music, stunning private hire spaces and a sunny outdoor terrace, the Alibi team are on hand to share their undying love of a great time. So, whether you’re looking for somewhere to celebrate life, eat, do business, book a cocktail masterclass, kickstart your weekend or simply sip your morning coffee, the team are to welcome you to Alibi. Opening times Sunday to Thursday 10am to 11pm Friday and Saturday 10am to 130am Food service times Daily, 10am to 9pm
HalifaxThe Caldervale line runs through the area with stations at Halifax, Brighouse, Sowerby Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Walsden and Todmorden. ...The Caldervale line runs through the area with stations at Halifax, Brighouse, Sowerby Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Walsden and Todmorden. Trains run from Blackpool North to York via Hebden Bridge and Halifax and from Leeds via Bradford to Manchester Victoria via all stations. It is also possible to travel to Leeds via Dewsbury from Mytholmroyd and Sowerby Bridge. A direct train service operated by Grand Central runs from London to Halifax and Brighouse three times a day.
HalifaxA beautiful, spacious one bedroom character cottage, with a garden and WiFi, in the well regarded area of Pye Nest, between Halifax and Sowerby Bri...A beautiful, spacious one bedroom character cottage, with a garden and WiFi, in the well regarded area of Pye Nest, between Halifax and Sowerby Bridge; offers short term business, holiday or visiting family lets. No longer wonder where to stay - experience the ultimate in luxury and comfort, with excellent access to transport, shopping, pubs and restaurants. The cottage, originally part of a 17th century farmhouse, is newly renovated and is a delightful mix of traditional features and contemporary living and offers the visitor a cosy, characterful alternative to a hotel yet provides the same standard of comfort. A well behaved dog (or possibly 2 tiny ones) is welcome too but not in the bedroom. We provide bowls, towels, toys, furniture throws and holiday name tags. However please do contact the owner before booking. Email; firstname.lastname@example.org
Ogden Water offers excellent opportunities to escape from the stresses and strains of everyday life.
Ogden Water is a very popular desti...
Ogden Water offers excellent opportunities to escape from the stresses and strains of everyday life.
Ogden Water is a very popular destination for picnics, walking, family outings and nature activities and was officially Yorkshire's Favourite Reservoir in 2018, having won a public vote.
Why not enjoy a picnic at our picnic tables whilst taking in the stunning views.
There are hourly buses to Ogden Water from Halifax bus station.
There is a lovely level footpath around Ogden Water and three longer walks from the site. Friends of Calderdale Countryside have produced a detailed guide which is available at the Ogden shop, local visitor centres and the Heart of the Pennines on-line shop.
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum is an extraordinary fun-packed day out for families. We are the only fully interactive museum total...
Eureka! The National Children’s Museum is an extraordinary fun-packed day out for families. We are the only fully interactive museum totally dedicated to children aged 0-11 anywhere in the UK.
We open our doors to a changed world, and we’ve changed with it – but not so much that you won’t recognise us anymore, promise!
We know you’ll have loads of questions so read our FAQs, there are a few really important changes that you need to know about:
Nothing is behind a glass cabinet! We have over 400 interactive, hands-on exhibits designed to inspire enquiring minds to find out about themselves and the world around them. Discover 6 unique zones each with a different theme to explore. Make some noise and explore how music is created, experience the world of work and take over a child-sized town, and step inside giant body parts. Each zone is packed with equipment to explore, activities to do, and buttons to press. And with plenty of events throughout the year, from science experiments to interactive shows; it’s a different Eureka! experience every time.
There’s a limited number of smaller areas we’ve kept closed for now, but all the main galleries and interactives are open. We’ve ramped up all our cleaning protocols and are even using a disinfectant “Fogging” system to ensure interactives can be played with. At this time our Creativity Space and the picnic train carriage remain closed.
Pay once, and get in free for a year with an Annual Pass.