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This iconic landmark near Huddersfield is a gem of a place, particularly if you enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Blow out the cobwebs

When you are looking to escape life journey to Huddersfields most popular landmark Castle Hill. A... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Lumb Lane, Almondbury, Huddersfield HD4 6TA, England
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All reviews victoria tower kite flying the pub brilliant views single track bronze age information boards worth the effort worth the trip walk up opening times iconic landmark run around sunny day west yorkshire great place to visit windy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Once upon a time this place did have a pub/restaurant and hotel on this site and the sooner it is rebuilt the better the views are really good but if you had drink to go with it then it would be even better

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gordon R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This iconic landmark near Huddersfield is a gem of a place, particularly if you enjoy the countryside, and the all-encompassing views on offer. Better visited on a dry, wind-free day, it offers far-reaching views without the usual 'commercialisation' normally associated with places of interest. There...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rowena120
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you are looking to escape life journey to Huddersfields most popular landmark Castle Hill. A Saxon watch point . Digs have found Saxon tools and utensils . The tower, it's not a castle, was built to celebrate Queen Victoria's reign. The power had a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wrap up well & make sure you do not need a toilet as yet there are none but the views are absolutely stunning ideal for a picnic in the summer months oe any time if you wrap up

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Views of Huddersfield and countryside marvellous. Good for walking and fersh air. Can be reached by bus from Town Centre Driving a car up can be difficult but there are passing places. Ranger very helpful and arranges walks on special days

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Castle Hill has been painted from every angle imaginable. There has been a castle there in the distant past which is no longer in evidence. But there is a structure there that was erected to commemorate the Golden jubilee 0f Queen Victoria hence the title...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Son started at Huddersfield Uni this September and thought it might be good to show him some of the local heritage. We went up mid October and it is not that far from the centre of town, but what greeted us was an unexpected 360%...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We went for a nice - not too long walk - fab views of Huddersfield and the surrounding area. it was very windy. There are no facilities up here, just a car park, worth a visit on a clear day for the view.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Its a great place for a walk the view from the top of the hill over the whole of huddersfield is great

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BenBamforth
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Very nice place I think there’s a history about that place we have been once anyone will go to Huddersfield , they have to visit that place amazing

Date of experience: September 2018
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26 July 2018|
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Response from 116rogerb | Reviewed this property |
The steps are steep and there are many of them, they have recently been repaired and replaced with good quality treads and risers so safe under foot. Not sure about a 3 year old walking all the way up, the risers are quite... More
Deb G
23 April 2017|
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Response from Jean261 | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of car parking once you get up there and it is free to park. The road Up near the top Is very steep and narrow so take care but once up there, the views on A clear day are second to none. There used to be a... More
Simon D
16 April 2017|
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yes they are. there isn't any restrictions :)