Halifax Borough Market
Halifax Borough Market a wonderful Victorian Market sitting right in the centre of Halifax. This impressive and historic market was built between 1891 and 1896. Traditional stalls sit alongside new stalls to tempt you with worldwide flavours.
If you’re looking for family fun this is perfect, mixing education with hands on interactive fun with six zones to explore, it’ s a super day out for kids 0-11. It’s right in the centre with a huge car park and a great programme of events.
Square Chapel Of Arts
The Square Chapel was designed by Thomas Bradley and James Kershaw at the instigation of Titus Knight, a local preacher. Today it brings you the best in film, theatre, live music, comedy, family shows and more.
Calderdale Industrial Museum
This special museum houses static and fully working original machines together with many special and rare artefacts relating to the industrial heritage of Calderdale.
Duke of Wellington Statue
The Duke of Wellington Regiment Statue takes pride of place at the top of Woolshops, marking 304 years of service. It stands a grand 18 feet tall and was created by sculptor Andrew Sinclair.
The Victoria Theatre
The Victoria Theatre was built in 1901 as a concert hall, it’s steeped in history and retains many of it’s original features. Today it’s used for a wide range of events with a varied and exciting programme.
The Central Library & Archives is housed in an award-winning building. It blends with the remains of the church and original features have been retained including a stunning feature window at the main stairs.
The Piece Hall
The famous Piece Hall is a unique Grade I listed building dating back to 1779, originally a Cloth Hall for trading pieces of cloth and today a thriving scene of shops, bars, restaurants and history exhibitions. It’s a must-see!
Halifax Minster was built some 900 years ago by Benedictine monks from Cluny and is steeped in history. The Minster belongs to the whole community, everyone is welcome. Open for daily services plus organ recitals on Thursdays.
Halifax Town Hall
A grade II* listed, 19th century town hall. It is notable for its design and interiors by Charles Barry and his son, Edward Middleton Barry, and for its sculptures by John Thomas and a magnificent 180ft tower and spire.
Shibden Hall dates back to 1420 and offers visitors a fascinating journey through the lives of the people who lived and worked here, including the noted diarist Anne Lister (1791 – 1840)