Local places of interest

Sports fans galpharm

Huddersfield’s award winning John Smith Stadium is approximately 1 mile from the Lodge. The stadium is home to Huddersfield Giants Rugby League club and Huddersfield Town Football Club. The venue also hosts Rock, Pop and classical concerts. Performers have included Blue, Darius, Girls Aloud, Bon Jovi, Sir Elton John, REM and Fish.

Huddersfield Leisure Centre is a newly opened £30 million complex with the latest innovations for all ages.

Click HERE to go to their site.

Places to visit

Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre is a great place for a visit. Only 20 minutes drive from our hotel and with train and bus services running from town.

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loswWithin approximately 10 miles you will find Holmfirth, home to “Last of the Summer Wine”. The village of Marsden was the location for “Where the Heart is”.

The image on the right is the Last of the Summer Wine principle cast members and some of the Marsden family outside the Huddersfield Central Lodge in summer 2010.


Castle Hill stands over 900 feet above sea level, dominating the local landscape providing spectacular but often windswept views. For further information such as visiting hours and admission prices please visit Castle Hill News.

The Marsden family have a wealth of local knowledge and what they don't know you may be able to find out in our local history corner within the conservatory.

Huddersfield Library is the most popular in Yorkshire - and thats official. More than one million people went through its doors in the past 12 months, making it one of the top five most popular regional libraries in the UK and the top one in Yorkshire.

Greenhead Park

Something for all the family!
Greenhead Park is a large Victorian town park about 15 minutes walk from the Huddersfield Central Lodge. We would recommend this park, now immaculate after its £5 million pound renovation, to anyone for a relaxing time, especially on a sunny day.

For more information click here !


The Kingsgate Shopping Centre located 400 metres from the lodge complements an already vibrant shopping area within the town centre.

One of the most stylish shopping centres in town, Byram Arcade pictured right has so much to offer. The arcade has three floors of specialist shops and a well appointed cafe serving delicious home cooked food. Refurbished to its former Victorian splendour. Visitors can also marvel at the stylish shopping environment, the entrance to which is covered by an ornate wrought iron canopy.

Sainsburys and Tescos supermarkets are both within 500 metres of the Lodge and are open 24 hours Monday to Saturday anduntil 4pm on Sundays. Both also have 24-hour fuel filling stations.

Selected as the Number 1 covered market in England.

The Queensgate indoor market, open Monday to Saturday where you can buy everything and voted one of the top markets in the North of England.

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Tourist Information Centre

Located inside the Town Centre library and open until 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday.