Visit Halifax

Come once,

and you’ll be back again. And again.

Halifax is better and busier than ever right now. We’ve got interesting new shops, a vibrant and original cultural scene, and some really unique attractions like the stunning Piece Hall and library.

Town Centre…..

Halifax Borough Market

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.

Eureka!

Eureka!

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

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

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

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

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 Library

The Library

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 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

Halifax Minster

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

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.

5 minutes drive…..

Shibden Hall

Shibden Hall

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)

Bankfield Museum

Bankfield Museum

A Museum since 1887, displaying local history, costume, art, toys, military history, jewellery and textiles from around the world.

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